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Episode 38: Changing the Climate One Acre of Ocean At a Time

Dr Brian von Herzen, Founder and Executive Director of the Climate Foundation – a nonprofit organization dedicated to regenerating ocean ecosystems through marine permaculture technology — joins this episode of Change@Work. He and host, Chris Thornton, discuss how his work addresses gaps in food security caused by climate disruption, how his background as a Systems Engineer inspired him to tackle one of humanity’s most pressing challenges, and what gives him hope today for our oceans and planet.

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Chris Thornton is a Senior Principal and member of the global leadership team at Daggerwing Group. In his role, Chris serves as a source of strategic counsel for Senior Executives with client firms, advising them on how to help clients achieve Executive alignment, transform their cultures and equip and enable people managers to lead and embed change. An expert in the people side of change with both client-side and consulting experience, Chris has worked with leading companies including Nestlé, Pfizer, and GE Aviation to do change right and make it stick. He is also an active speaker on business transformation, a driver of innovation in Daggerwing’s breadth of change consulting services, and the host of Daggerwing Group’s podcast, Change@Work. Chris and his wife were featured in the New York Times for their love of pie.