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Matthew Shribman

Matthew Shribman

CEO, Chief Scientist, Co-Founder, Aimhi Earth

Matthew Shribman is a scientist, environmentalist, speaker, advisor, serial founder and author.

He is Chief Scientist & CEO of AimHi Earth, whose team is racing to activate millions of nature-first thinkers, to accelerate the evolution of our economy and society to one of sustainability and regeneration.

AimHi Earth is supported by leading lights like Dr Cécile Girardin, Sir Jonathon Porritt, Chris Packham CBE, Paul Hawken, Sir Tim Smit, Lord Jim Knight and Sabra Noordeen. Its fast-paced, action-packed training programmes have changed the direction of companies, the kits of football players, the speeches of Olympic medallists, the funding strategy of charities and the output of broadcasters.

Besides AimHi Earth, Matthew’s science communication videos online have been viewed tens of millions of times, whilst his popular science podcast is supported by one of the co-founders of QI. He also once gave a TED talk from a bathtub.

His serial founding of environmental projects has led to a 100x increase in the UK’s reforestation plans, numerous institutions dropping beef in favour of plant-based foods, and a CO2 widget used by national broadcasters in Japan and Canada. Matthew also works to support Stop Ecocide International and the Cambridge Centre For Climate Repair.

Matthew is now in the midst of writing a book, due out in 2025, about the interweaving of human and natural systems.

He is a current or recent advisor/trustee/board member of the Earthly Institute, the World Congress of Science & Factual Producers, Purpose, reearth studio and ClimateScience. He is also an Edmund Hillary Fellow.

In the distant past, Matthew was a popular musician. He had support from Radio 1, NME, the Guardian, and was booked for festivals like Glastonbury and Latitude.

Matthew graduated from the University of Oxford with a 1st Class Master’s degree in Chemistry. His Master’s thesis was on bird migration in magnetic fields (biophysics and spin chemistry).