Writer, Speaker, Academic and Social Entrepreneur
Dr Wayne Visser is Founder and Director of the think tanks Kaleidoscope Futures and CSR International. In addition, Wayne is Senior Associate at the University of Cambridge Programme for Sustainability Leadership and Visiting Professor of Corporate Responsibility at Warwick Business School in the UK.
Wayne is the author of seventeen books, including The Quest for Sustainable Business (2012), The Age of Responsibility (2011), The World Guide to CSR (2010) and The A to Z of Corporate Social Responsibility (2010). He has also published over 150 other works (chapters, articles, etc.) and has delivered more than 200 professional speeches all around the world, with his work taking him to more than 60 countries in the last 20 years.
Wayne has been listed as one of the Top 100 Global Sustain Ability Leaders (2011 & 2012, rankings by ABC Carbon), the Top 100 Thought Leaders in Europe & the Middle East (2011, ranking by Centre for Sustainability & Excellence and Trust Across America), the Top 100 CSR Leaders and the Top 20 Sustainability Leaders (2009 & 2012, rankings by CSR International). He is also the recipient of the Global CSR Exellence & Leadership Award (2013, World CSR Congress), the Outstanding Author Contribution Award (2011, Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence) and the Outstanding MBA Teacher Award (MBA 2010/11 & 2011/12, Warwick Business School).
Before getting his PhD in Corporate Social Responsibility (Nottingham University, UK), Wayne was Director of Sustainability Services for KPMG and Strategy Analyst for Cap Gemini in South Africa. His other qualifications include an MSc in Human Ecology (Edinburgh University, UK) and a Bachelor of Business Science with Honours in Marketing (Cape Town University, South Africa).
Wayne lives in London, UK, and enjoys art, nature, writing poetry and learning about new countries and cultures.
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