Chris Hines

Founder of A Grain of Sand, Former Sustainability Director of The Eden Project, Founder of Surfers Against Sewage & Special Advisor to the Minister for the Environment

How to hire Chris Hines

Contact the Champions Speakers Agency to provisionally enquire about hiring Chris Hines for your next event, today. To get in touch, simply call an official booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Official Feedback from In-Person & Virtual Events

Feedback from In-Person Events:

"Chris Hines, our final choice, was perfect. Chris' background and enthusiasm made for an engaging and inspiring talk. He took on our aims for the event and wove them into his presentation. All the feedback we had from delegates was overwhelmingly positive, and I would not hesitate to recommend both the team at Champions and Chris Hines MBE to anyone looking for a speaker" - Heather, Campaigns Officer, Dorset Heaths Partnership

"On the day, Chris did a fantastic job of building on previous presentations and sharing his experiences and inspiring our delegates" - Co-Op Risk & HSE Conference

Can I firstly say how brilliant Chris Hines was, and I would like you to feed that back to him - he went above and beyond to make it happen! - Sarah, ParentTime

"The event was fantastic and both Shaun and Chris went down a storm. Very, very popular with lots of positive feedback about them both." - Natalie, Group Head of Professional Development, Bedford College

Feedback from Virtual Events:

"It was great- he was really good and the talks were fantastic." - Georgina, Ardingley College

"We had such a great session with Chris on Thursday. He spoke so passionately and eloquently. It was fun, engaging and inspiring. Please pass on our sincere thanks to him! Thanks for your help in selecting him & setting up the session, it was a great success. Highly recommended for anyone who wants some inspiration and motivation to change the world!" - Olivia, Stuart Distribution

  • 2009 - Owner of a Grain of Sand 
  • 2008 - Appointed MBE for Services to the Environment
  • 2001 - Sustainability Director of The Eden Project
  • 1999 - Shortlisted for the 1999 Green Politics Award
  • 1990 - Founder & Director of Surfers Against Sewage
  • Named as a Daily Telegraph's Eco Hero
  • Joint-winner of the first International Surfers Path Green Wave Award
  • Special Advisor to the Rt.Hon Michael Meacher Minister for the Environment