Tim Jarvis AM (Member of the Order of Australia) is an author, adventurer, and public speaker with Masters degrees in environmental science and environmental law. He is committed to finding pragmatic solutions to major issues related to climate change and biodiversity loss. A veteran of multiple expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, across deserts and oceans, Tim uses his public speaking engagements, films, and books about his expeditions and work to promote progressive thinking in these areas. The leader of the 2013 Shackleton Epic Expedition, Tim speaks regularly to corporate and public audiences on leadership, teamwork and goal-setting in both organisational and personal contexts.
Tim is founder of 25zero and WWF-Australia’s Global Ambassador. He was named Australian Geographic’s Conservationist of the Year 2016, having received Australian Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year in 2012 – the first person to receive both awards.