Jo Confino is an executive coach, facilitator, journalist, sustainability expert and Zen mindfulness practitioner. He works at the intersection of personal transformation and systems change; working with organizations including Leaders’ Quest, Future Stewards and the United Nations Development Programme. He is on the board of advisors for The Climate School, as well as Force of Nature — a youth climate activist organization. He is also a trustee of Theatre for a Change, whose purpose is the empowerment of women and girls, particularly in their sexual and reproductive health. Jo has worked closely for the past 14 years with Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh and his monastic community in Plum Village, France and is ordained as a member of the Order of Interbeing. He is also chair of the board of Parallax Press, which publishes books on mindfulness in daily life. From 2015 to 2021, Jo was executive editor of Impact & Innovation and Editorial Director of What’s Working at HuffPost. Prior to that, he spent 22 years at the Guardian — serving as Executive Editor and chair/editorial director of Guardian Sustainable Business.