Board of Directors & Shareholders

Open Planet is guided by the visionary leadership and generous support of individuals committed to delivering our mission and values. They provide expert counsel and strategic oversight, with industry-leading representation across science, business, media and communications.

Meet the team 2

Colin Butfield

Co-Founder and Executive Producer at Studio Silverback. Board Chair at Open Planet.

A portrait of Sara Geater, Chief Operating Officer, All3media Limited

Sara Geater

Chief Operating Officer at All3Media Limited. Director and Board Member at Open Planet.

A portrait of Illah Nourbakhsh, Professor of Robotics, Carnegie Mellon University.

Illah Nourbakhsh

Professor of Robotics at Carnegie Mellon University. Director and Board Member at Open Planet.

Emily Renshaw-Smith

Emily Renshaw-Smith

Executive Director of Operations and Board Member at Open Planet.

A portrait of Gill Einhorn, Head of Innovation and Transformation; Head of Global Collaboration – Centre for Nature and Climate, World Economic Forum

Gill Einhorn

Head of Innovation and Transformation; Head of Global Collaboration – Centre for Nature and Climate at the World Economic Forum. Board Advisor at Open Planet.

Jamie Arnell of Open Planet

Jamie Arnell

After a career in private equity, Jamie is now into nature restoration and negative emissions tech. Oh, and cycling. Shareholder of Open Planet.

Meet the team 3

Roy Bedlow

Founder and Chief Executive of Low Carbon - creating large-scale renewable energy for a lasting and positive climate impact. Shareholder of Open Planet.

Julia Davies of Open Planet

Julia Davies

Impact investor, lawyer, philanthropist, environmental campaigner and founding member of Patriotic Millionaires UK dedicated to protecting safe living conditions for life on Earth under the banner We Have The POWER. Shareholder of Open Planet.

Nick Powell, Open Planet Shareholder

Nick Powell

Former TV producer and founder of production company Ricochet. Impact investor and creative advisor with a focus on media projects relating to climate. Shareholder of Open Planet.