Matthias Gelber | Author, International Keynote Speaker, Environmental Sustainability Expert
Competitive advantage through eco-green leadership.... Matthias Gelber comes from Burbach-Lippe, a small German village surrounded by the forest. He developed a strong connection with nature from a young age, and has been a passionate advocate of green living ever since. In 2008, he was voted ‘Greenest Person on the Planet’ in an online competition by 3rdWhale in Canada. Matthias lives in Malaysia without a car and a monthly USD$10 electricity bill. He also started Eco Warriors Malaysia, a community movement focused on taking positive action to combat climate change. He has been trainer and judge in the last few years at Miss Earth Philippines, Malaysia and Global. GREEN ENTREPRENEUR Matthias graduated with Masters in Environmental Science from Brunel University in the UK and went on to start a successful environmental consulting company in 1999. In 2007, he co-founded Maleki GmbH, a German company specialising in high performance, low carbon footprint construction materials. He also served as a Board Member of Solexel Malaysia Sdn Bhd in the solar industry for 4 years. PROFESSIONAL SPEAKER AND TRAINER Matthias is also an impactful speaker and trainer on environmental and sustainability issues. He has given talks in more than 40 countries worldwide and his engaging style of speaking is always very well received by diverse audiences including civil society, children, students, public sector and business people. MOST REQUESTED KEYNOTE: Various on Green Living, Greening your Organisation or Green Investment I can deliver high impact presentations ranging from 5-minute thought-provoking impulse talks, 1-hour keynotes, 2-hour intense interactive presentations or workshops ranging from half a day to 3 days. Entertainment, engagement of audience and take home action points are part of my delivery!
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