Sam Judd

AuthorSam Judd

Sam Judd is the co-founder and CEO of the multi-award-winning charity Sustainable Coastlines. In 2013 he was named Young New Zealander of the Year as recognition of the work that his team has achieved. During his eight years at the helm of Sustainable Coastlines they have grown into a globally recognised movement that inspires, educates and enables communities to protect the places they love. Since inception they have delivered education presentations to over 150,000 people, removed more than 1 million litres of rubbish from the coastlines and planted over 50,000 trees next to waterways. Feel free to contact us to learn more or get involved: www.sustainablecoastlines.org / sam@sustainablecoastlines.org

Saving multiple birds with one stone

I have been a problem solver from way back. At 12 years old, I participated in a Future Problem Solving team. We won the nationals and then placed 10th globally at the world championships in Rhode Island, USA. At the time, I thought it was not that cool – calling it ‘geek camp’ – but little did my naive and juvenile self realise, that problem solving would become the part of my career that I love...

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