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Professor Jonathan Drori CBE

Eden Trustee

Jon is Chairman of Ravensbourne, the university-sector creative arts college and the H. H. Wingate Foundation.

A close up portrait of Jonathan Drori surrounded by green plants

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Prof. Jonathan Drori CBE FLS 

Jonathan Drori is an author and specialist in the public understanding of science. Jon is a Trustee of Cambridge Science Centre, Cambridge University Botanic Garden and the Linnean Society; an Ambassador for the WWF; and previously a Trustee of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and The Woodland Trust. He is a former Executive Producer of more than fifty popular BBC TV series on science and technology and his TED talks on botany have been viewed millions of times. Jon is Honorary Professor of Science Communication at Birmingham University’s Institute of Forest Research and his books, Around the World in 80 Trees and Around the World in 80 Plants, which entwine science, culture and history, are bestsellers in many languages.

Sir Tim Smit in conversation with Eden Trustee Jon Drori CBE