Joanna Yarrow

Joanna Yarrow is one of Britain’s leading experts on ethical living, and combines her passion and experience with a flair for engaging diverse audiences.

She presented BBC3’s Outrageous Wasters and is GMTV’s green expert. She regularly appears on news and current affairs programmes discussing a broad range of consumer issues, and is a presenter on ITV’s 60 Minute Makeover, bringing a glamorous green touch to interior design.

Joanna wrote 1001 Ways You Can Save the Planet, How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint and Ecological! – books designed to make green living easy and enjoyable. She writes a monthly ‘Everyday Eco’ column for Country Homes and Interiors Magazine.

She has fronted a number of high-profile environmental consumer campaigns, regularly appears in the print media, and speaks at and chairs conferences and events. She’s a founder of sustainability company Beyond Green (, which runs practical sustainability projects – from corporate sustainability strategies and action plans to designing and developing sustainable communities.

Joanna has a degree in Human Sciences from Oxford Universityand a Masters degree in Sustainable Development. In July 2008 she received an honorary doctorate fromStaffordshire University in recognition of her work on sustainability and climate change.