Duncan Grossart, Founder & Managing Director, Journeys With Purpose

Duncan Grossart, Founder & Managing Director, Journeys With Purpose

  • Duncan is a zoology graduate, lifelong conservationist.

 

Podcast

Overview

Journeys With Purpose provides a series of immersive Hosted Experiences with inspirational leaders, truly extraordinary “People With Purpose”, created to inform and catalyse the celebration and advancement of nature conservation projects across the world.

These hosted experiences, based on a “Seven Worlds, One Planet” approach, are a global curriculum designed around the recovery and conservation of our natural world, with opportunities to participate and collaborate on restoring vibrant landscapes, biodiversity, wildlife, and livelihoods. They are with the most ambitious, exciting, and successful initiatives to protect and restore the diversity of nature and wildlife across our seven continents.

By experiencing these remarkable achievements of harmonizing nature and communities, we can be inspired to protect, conserve and restore our natural world, and safeguard our own future – this is the mission of Journeys With Purpose.

00:42- About Duncan Grossart

  • Duncan is a zoology graduate, lifelong conservationist
  • He is the Former director of The European Nature Trust.
  • More recently he founded ‘Journeys With Purpose’, in order to provide a series of immersive Hosted Experiences with inspirational leaders. ‘People With Purpose’ was created to inform and catalyse the celebration and advancement of nature conservation projects across the world.
  • He is involved in a number of conservation and preservation initiatives
  • Rewilding Europe Travel
  • Rewilding Britain
  • Pelorus Foundation
  • Tunza Games – wildlife conservation game app
  • Mint images create the world’s finest collection of commercial imagery that relate to the environment, sustainability, and issues of health and well-being.
  • European Natural Trust
  • The Slow Cyclist

06:56- Learnings from the mistakes

  • Focus of core principles.
  • Understanding that your plan may go straight to the goal, but there are twists and turns along that journey.
  • The success of the business is the hard work of the people in your team.

08:32- About the Tunza App. Is this the gamification of nature conservation?

  • Tunza means ‘we care’ in Swahili.
  • We create fun and educational board games and apps about wildlife conservation and donate a share of our revenues to our partner charities to fund vital work to protect endangered species around the globe.
  • Our first game is ‘Conservation Crisis: can you save an endangered species?’, a family board game designed for all ages 7+, based on the real-life experience of the challenges of conservation of our in-house conservation expert Dr Rich.
  • The game is also available as a single-player app on both Android and iOS, with extra animals to protect and card decks to try out.

RESOURCES:

You can connect with Duncan Grossart | LinkedIn

Visit http://www.journeyswithpurpose.org

Profile

  • Duncan is a zoology graduate, lifelong conservationist
  • He is the Former director of The European Nature Trust.
  • More recently he founded ‘Journeys With Purpose’, in order to provide a series of immersive Hosted Experiences with inspirational leaders. ‘People With Purpose’ was created to inform and catalyse the celebration and advancement of nature conservation projects across the world.
  • He is involved in a number of conservation and preservation initiatives
  • Tunza Games – wildlife conservation game app
  • Mint images create the world’s finest collection of commercial imagery that relate to the environment, sustainability, and issues of health and well-being.

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