Daniel Raven-Ellison

Director, Greater London National Park City Initiative, United Kingdom

Daniel Raven-Ellison is a guerrilla geographer, National Geographic emerging explorer, and is leading an initiative to make London a National Park City. Bringing together politicians from across the political spectrum, big and small businesses, community groups and charities, Mr. Raven-Ellison is positively disrupting people's notions of national parks and cities to create something new. As an explorer, he uses creative adventures as a way of engaging communities with social and environmental issues. Most recently, working with Cisco and National Geographic, he walked 1,700km across all the UK's national parks and cities wearing a headset that recorded his emotions.He is a Fellow of Session 557, Nature, Health and a New Urban Generation, in 2015.