Rob Hopkins

Rob Hopkins (Great Britain) is an “engaged optimist” and permaculturist. He was pivotal to the success of the Transition Town Movement and is author of The Transition Companion: Making Your Community More Resilient in Uncertain Times (2011). He blogs at http://transitionculture.org, and has won the Schumacher Award (2008) and Observer Ethical Award (2009) for Grassroots Campaigning.