Our CEO - Craig Bennett

Craig Bennett started as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Friends of the Earth in July 2015.

He is an accomplished public speaker, regularly appears in the broadcast and print media, and lectures at several universities and business schools.

See below for links to Craig’s latest blogs, letters, tweets, videos and newspaper articles.

What Craig's up to


Outside the EU, the UK could again be the 'dirty man of Europe'
"Ecologist", 25 January 2016

Green Light
Profile in "Cambridge Magazine", January 2016


We are leaving the EU. Now what?
Blog, 24 June 2016

Why The Daily Telegraph is wrong and we are right to stand up for the environment
Blog, 11 March 2016


Check out Craig's YouTube channel for all his latest video blogs.


Craig's letter to Amber Rudd MP regarding concerns over potential expansion of gas power station construction.
26 November 2015

Amber Rudd MP's reply to Craig's above letter.
18 January 2016

Speeches and talks

Cambridge Science Festival: Climate change, and whose responsibility is it to do something about it?  
15 March 2017

Nexus Conference Panel: Political populism and sustainability; What are the implications of recent swings towards populism and nationalism around the world, for the relationship between inequality, democracy and sustainability?
16 March 2017

Bond Annual Conference: Advocating for Civil Society Space
20 March 2017 

CSaP Policy Workshop: Towards a British Ecosystems Services Policy
20 April 2017

Power of Purpose Symposium: Does purpose drive stakeholder and shareholder value? 
21 April 2017


Craig on Twitter