Fiona Pelham

CEO, Positive Impact Events

Fiona launched not for profit Positive Impact in 2005 to provide education and collaboration opportunities to create a sustainable event industry.

She was the youngest female to chair an ISO standard when, in 2012, ISO 20121 a management system for event sustainability was created.

In 2014 Fiona received an honorary doctorate from Leeds Beckett University for services to the event industry and sustainability and in 2018 chaired  Meeting Professionals International, a global association of over 17,000 members.

In 2018 She joined the UN Environment technical expert group for transforming tourism value chains.

Fiona is an award winning entrepreneur passionate about sustainability.