Melinda Watson

Melinda has devoted her life to inspiring change. She is a sea lover, teacher, designer, consultant, campaigner, social entrepreneur and activist, recently awarded an Earth Champion ‘Change Agent’ award. From an early background in design, she has worked extensively in the fields of education – developing and delivering the only BSc in Sustainable Graphics & Packaging at the University of Bournemouth – organizational change and campaigning for 25 years. Melinda led a world’s first expedition (RAW in Africa) from Cairo to Cape Town, to track the world’s plastic footprint and shine a spotlight on the scale of transboundary plastic pollution.