Tim Jarvis, Environmental Scientist, Available to Speak in Asia

Tim Jarvis

We at Speakers Connect are delighted to share that environmental scientist Tim Jarvis is now available to speak in Asia.

Watch the video below to learn more about Tim’s insights and work

Tim JarvisTim Jarvis AM is an environmental scientist, author, adventurer and public speaker with Masters degrees in environmental science and environmental law. He is committed to finding pragmatic solutions to major environmental issues related to climate change and biodiversity loss. He uses his public speaking engagements, films and books about his expeditions/work to progress thinking in these areas.

He has worked in sustainability for over 25 years, including 10 years as Senior sustainability adviser to global engineering firm Arup, and as sustainability adviser for multilateral aid agencies including AusAID and the World Bank amongst others. He currently provides strategic and practical sustainability advice to a range of organisations in the insurance, life insurance and built environment sectors.

He is Global Ambassador and Governor of environmental NGO WWF, and founder and presenter of Thin Ice VR – a film project that uses ground-breaking virtual reality to show climate change in Antarctica. Tim is head of the adventure advisory panel of the Australian Geographic Society, on the Society’s advisory board, and is the current explorer in residence at the Australian Museum.

Tim has undertaken unsupported expeditions to the world’s most remote regions and has a long history of working with sponsors and the media. Expeditions include to the South Pole, the high Arctic, across Australia’s largest desert, the Great Victoria, and retracing the polar journey of Sir Douglas Mawson using only the same gear, equipment and starvation rations as Mawson did in 1913. The documentary Mawson Life and Death in Antarctica was flagship of the Film Australia Making History series and fronted Channel 4’s highly acclaimed ‘Edge of Endurance’ series in 2007. Expedition patrons were Australian Prime Minister the Hon John Howard and Sir Ernest Shackleton’s grand-daughter the Hon Alexandra Shackleton.

Tim’s speaking topics are:

  • climate change
  • motivation
  • professional development
  • leadership
  • overcoming adversity

Contact us if you would like to engage Tim Jarvisto speak at your next event.