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Founder / Editor
The Sustainable Leader
"A Dreamer Who Gets Things Done"
Nathan is a trained sustainability professional who happily turns crises into opportunities by exploring the unexplored and rigorously testing angles that others miss. Enjoys collaborative work environments where innovation and creativity flourish, and thrives on the uncertainties of the new. Nathan is a determined idealist working towards reinvigorating local communities, economies, and the environment.
RESEARCHER / ANALYST
A strategic thinker with a deep knowledge of geopolitics, economics, socio-cultural dynamics, and systems thinking. Strong skills in quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as hybrid methods such as social network analysis. Nathan is a big-picture thinker with a deeply analytical background.
FACILITATOR / MEDIATOR
Trained in the arts of facilitation, mediation, and leadership; Nathan actively seeks opportunities to move individuals and groups past obstacles towards conflict resolution and ultimately collaboration. Extensive experience working in diverse and multi-national environments where diplomacy is crucial. Nathan is adept at identifying hidden stakeholders and bringing them to the table – ensuring full buy-in by all involved.
EDITOR / WRITER
Experienced writer with an extensive portfolio of ~100 writings including current news, book reviews, interviews, opinion pieces, popular science articles, business case studies, and policy papers. Strong editing and proofreading skills honed through editing work by native and non-native English speakers. Mentored 60+ individuals on best approaches to writing for a diverse audience.
SPEAKER / TEACHER
A natural speaker with a friendly demeanor, a commanding presence, and a passion that quickly shines through. Nathan has been asked to speak in a variety of venues and capacities to hundreds of audiences from students to scientists to senior-level policy makers. Nathan is also a scuba dive instructor.