Inspiring Change: Dan Sherrard-Smith on Environmental Entrepreneurship and Personal Growth

Feb 21, 2024

In this episode, join us as we delve into the life and career of Dan Sherrard-Smith, an entrepreneur passionate about renewable energy and sustainable living. Growing up in Swansea, Wales, Dan developed an early love for the environment. His journey through various jobs led him to discover his passion for renewable energy and set up a social business connecting volunteers with the elderly. Dan discusses the profound impact his mentor and the book “Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” had on his life. He shares his experiences on Dragon’s Den, the creation of Mother Tree, a fintech company focused on sustainable investments, and his efforts to live more sustainably through initiatives like the Climate Challenge. Explore Dan’s reflections on the education system, the importance of fostering creativity, and aligning business actions with personal values. He emphasises the significance of recognising privilege, using it to empower others and the interconnectedness of global challenges like climate change.