- Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, United Kingdom
Round-the-world sailor. 2005, became the fastest person to circumnavigate the globe single-handed. 2010, Founder, Ellen MacArthur Foundation, which has a goal of accelerating the transition to a regenerative, circular economy and works in the three areas of business, education and communication. Recipient of awards and honours: knighted by Queen Elizabeth II; received the Legion d'Honneur from former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy.