Marc Buckley, Blue Economy Developer and Founder of Anja
Marc Buckley is on a mission to empower Billions of Global Citizens to live an Adaptive Lifestyle of Health and Sustainability within planetary boundaries. He is striving to reform the agriculture, food and beverage industry. He does this by speaking globally on Climate Change and Food Reform. Also by consulting and showing entrepreneurs how to build and grow resilient, sustainable, and profitable businesses. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of ANJA GmbH & Co. KG and the ALOHAS ECO-Center, a sustainable food and beverage production company, that creates renewable energy and resources without fossil fuels, greenhouse gas emissions, and waste. As an expert for sustainable development, he consults companies in their renewable transition with specialization in innovative systems, recycling, packaging, organics, raw, and vegan products.
Marc has spoken internationally on climate change food reform, and green business; which includes several TEDx talks and speaking engagements at World Health Summit, Global Shapers Croatia Taste and Tourism Ministry, Web Summit, TOA-Berlin, Seeds & Chips, EAT Forum, Asian Development Bank - Green Business Forum, EU Research and Innovation Summit, EU Sustainability Summit, Davos - World Economic Forum, Green Culture Forum, Kinnernet, Climate Matters TV, The Big Shift, AgTech FoodTech Summit, Innovation Hub FReSH member for World Business Council for Sustainable Development, COP 23, and OIKOS Hamburg University.
He is a Resilient Sustainable Futurist and Professor for the Green Brand Academy, who holds the role as Germany and Austria Country Coordinator for Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. Member of Bayer Foundation Aspirin Jury Member, Member of General Thinkers Foundation, Fellow MIT Climate CoLab, Fellow Future Earth, SU Global Hub, EAT Forum, Fellow of the Water Network, and World Economic Forum.
Marc is a serial entrepreneur and has been involved in many companies as well as several international family businesses. He comes from five generations of German organic farmers and three generations of European Hydroponic Agronomists.