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Outstanding keynote speaker, Linda Aspey, is also a coach, facilitator, therapist, writer & climate psychology specialist. Linda brings powerful, constructive approaches to help them people to think, feel, talk about and take action on the many crises we face in the world today including climate, ecological, pollution, and social inequity. She makes human nature and complex psychological and emotional responses like avoidance, denial and indifference easy to understand.  Therefore, building people’s confidence, commitment and skill in tackling tricky issues. She has over 30 years’ experience working with leaders, teams, groups and individuals to understand complex systems, facilitate better conversations and better relationships.  Thus enabling them to inspire others to make change happen.

Keynote speaker and Masterclasses:

Themes include:

  • Climate psychology for effective communication: Tools, tips, techniques and strategies from climate psychology and behavioral economics for communicating climate and environmental issues in a brain friendly, effective way.
  • Climate seems to be the hardest word! Why it’s so hard to talk about climate change and how to move beyond awkward and unwelcome conversations to productive conversations that engage and inspire.
  • Leading on climate and environmental issues: How to lead and create an environment that engages whole organisations and communities to take effective action on climate change and environmental restoration.
  • 7 ways to build resilience and manage climate anxiety: How climate change and crisis can impact on relationships, mental health and wellbeing, and how to build greater resilience.
  • Leadership skills for a changing, challenging world: Leaders of today need to meet multiple challenges – what skills can they hone now and for the future?
  • Leadership for a Thinking Environment: The quality of everything we do depends on the quality of the thinking we do first. We have discovered 10 things that leaders can do to create the very best conditions for quality thinking and good results in their organisation.

Linda has given climate talks and workshops and hosted conferences and panels for a variety of audiences including: Organisational clients of the Climate Psychology Alliance
PCCS Books; Stourvale Action for the Environment and Sustainable Brailes; Cheltenham Borough Council, Cheltenham Zero; Planet Cheltenham and CK Futures; The Summit on Mental Health and Climate Change – Canada; British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and the Oxford Psychotherapy Society; Coaching at Work magazine; University of South Wales’s Coaching and Mentoring Conference; SME Leaders’ Peer Advisory Groups; Agile Online Summit; ALSO Festival, Green Health Wales; HEIW (Health Education and Improvement Wales); Leadership Academy; Adderbury Annual Quaker Gathering; Academi Wales Summer School for Leaders; European Coaching & Mentoring Conference; West Midlands Coaching Conference and the Midlands Coaching & Mentoring Conference.

She has guested on numerous Podcasts on climate anxiety, climate psychology, and leadership.


Alumna of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL) Business Sustainability Management programme (BSM) and now CISL course assessor on the BSM & Women in Leadership programmes.
Climate Aware Practitioner, Psychology for a Safe Climate, Australia.
NetZero 360 certificate, and Doughnut Economics training.
Co-editor Holding the hope: reviving psychological & spiritual agency in the face of climate change, PCCS Books 2023.
Climate columnist, Coaching at Work magazine and occasional writer for Therapy Today.
Certified Carbon Ambassador, and Certified Climate Coach, Academy of Executive Coaching.
Speaker, facilitator, and trainer for the Climate Psychology Alliance (CPA).
Trained Active Hope / Work that Reconnects facilitator.
Global faculty at Time to Think, home of the Thinking Environment.
Diploma in Supervision of Groups and Individuals.
Fellow of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (FBACP).
BACP Accredited and Registered psychotherapeutic counsellor (MBACP).
Master’s degree in strategic HR Management.

What People Say:

Linda delivered a mind-blowing speech to a room packed full of leaders. While the content was challenging the delivery was compassionate. It’s clear that she knows her stuff having immersed herself in the worlds of climate science, leadership and psychology. She blends these fields to create an intelligent yet practical talk which is both thought provoking and inspirational. If you are serious about leading on sustainability then you need to hear Linda speak.” Duncan Bhaskaran Brown, Professional Speaker.

Linda is a highly skilled professional with a wonderful ability to bring a group together, develop a powerful sense of team & galvanise great decision making & action.” Ewan Hilton, CEO, Platfform.

“I have worked with Linda over many years on several occasions and situations, throughout all of which her work and support has proved immensely valuable and effective… she is a person of huge empathy and integrity.” Hannah Foster, Director of People, Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Linda is an astute business leader with finely honed communication and management skills. An inspiring speaker, coach and seasoned facilitator, with deep expertise in climate psychology, she has a unique ability to form excellent relationships with everyone that she works with.” Neeta Patel CBE, NED & Board Member, ex CEO New Entrepreneurs Foundation.


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