Sir Tim Smit (Eden Project)

Executive Vice-Chair and Co-founder of the multi-award winning Eden Project in Cornwall with over 20 million visitors since opening in 2001. They aim to have an Eden Project on every habited continent by 2025. He is also known ‘discovering’ and then restoring ‘The Lost Gardens of Heligan’ with John Nelson, which is now one of the UK’s best loved gardens having been named ‘Garden of the Year’ by BBC Countryfile Awards (Mar 2018). Tim’s book ‘The Lost Gardens of Heligan’ won Book of the Year in 1997.