Martin Sandbrook

Programme Leader: Pale Blue Dot and Systems Thinking for Effective Action
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Martin Sandbrook MA, MBA, MSc has explored many areas in his professional work: he has been an accountant, a senior manager in the both public and private sectors, a process consultant and a lecturer, in Business and Management at Bath Spa University. In 2009, he graduated from the Responsibility and Business Practice MSc at University of Bath, an experience that marked a shift in his whole way of thinking and professional direction. Influenced by this learning, and by EF Schumacher’s statement that ‘our task is to look at the world and see it whole’, Martin now combines his passion and commitment to the ideas of sustainability and systemic thinking, with his experience in the management of organisations. He support individuals and organisations make the shift to a more systemic approach to action and change.

Martin is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He also founded a social enterprise, Involving Residents in Solutions. As a Director of the Institute, he developed and taught the post-graduate certificate Sustainability Toolkit and the current programmes Systems Thinking for Effective Action and Pale Blue Dot, a leadership and networking group whose members work with Martin and each other to learn about sustainability and systems thinking.