Sir Tim Smit speaker

Tim Smit

Co-founder and chief executive of the Eden Project.

The visionary who transformed an abandoned clay pit into a flourishing horticultural display and beacon for conservation and education, Tim Smit KBE is world renowned for his work on the Eden Project.

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About Tim Smit

Since its opening, the project has transformed the local landscape and economy with a unique combination of stunning architecture, cutting edge 'green' technology and an abundance of flora from diverse regions. Also a successful author and speaker, Smit is determined to demonstrate that sustainability is not only achievable, but also economically viable and fun.
  • Co-founder and Chief Executive of the Eden Project
  • A founder of the Lost Gardens of Heligan
  • Author
  • Keynote speaker

Speaking Style

Charismatic, optimistic and enthusiastic, Tim Smit is able to help organisations of all kinds achieve their goals by encouraging sustainable innovation and sound leadership.

Speaking Topics

  • Inspirational Leadership
  • An optimistic future
  • Innovation
  • Think bigger and better


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Books By Tim Smit

  • The Heligan Vegetable Book: Growing, Cooking and Eating Traditional Varieties (with Philip McMillan Browse) (2000)
  • Heligan Vegetable Bible (2002)
  • Heligan (with Melanie Eclare and Tom Petherick) (2004)
  • Eden: The Whole Inspiring Story of the Eden Project ? Anniversary edition (2011)
  • The Lost Gardens of Heligan (1997)

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