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Tia Kansara

Chief Executive Officer

Replenish Earth

London, UK

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Tia’s Biography

Tia Kansara is a highly regarded businesswoman, advisor, entrepreneur, investor and expert on climate change mitigation.

She is the CEO of Replenish Earth, a socially conscious environmental organisation and the UK's first net-positive certified company, and the Co-Founder of Kansara Hackney Ltd, the UK's first ISO-certified sustainable lifestyle consultancy. She is also Senior Advisor on Environmental Social Governance at Adoreum Partners, a premiere corporate development firm.

Tia is an economist and future cities thought leader, advising the Economic Times of India, the World Happiness Foundation and several think tanks and organisations, including The International Union of Architects (UIA), Dialogue and The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

She onboards governments, businesses and individuals to ESG. A professional keynote speaker, moderator, lecturer and author, Tia's clients include Coca-Cola, Bloomberg, the European Commission, Forbes, Formula 1, MIT, and Siemens.

Tia earned her Ph.D. in Future City Design and Energy Evaluation at UCL's Energy...
Tia Kansara is a highly regarded businesswoman, advisor, entrepreneur, investor and expert on climate change mitigation.

She is the CEO of Replenish Earth, a socially conscious environmental organisation and the UK's first net-positive certified company, and the Co-Founder of Kansara Hackney Ltd, the UK's first ISO-certified sustainable lifestyle consultancy. She is also Senior Advisor on Environmental Social Governance at Adoreum Partners, a premiere corporate development firm.

Tia is an economist and future cities thought leader, advising the Economic Times of India, the World Happiness Foundation and several think tanks and organisations, including The International Union of Architects (UIA), Dialogue and The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

She onboards governments, businesses and individuals to ESG. A professional keynote speaker, moderator, lecturer and author, Tia's clients include Coca-Cola, Bloomberg, the European Commission, Forbes, Formula 1, MIT, and Siemens.

Tia earned her Ph.D. in Future City Design and Energy Evaluation at UCL's Energy Institute. Her pioneering work on decarbonising the cities, buildings and occupants has received critical acclaim.

The winner of multiple awards, she is the youngest person ever to receive an honorary fellowship from the Royal Institute of British Architects. Tia was also named as one of the Top 100 Most Prominent Leaders in Technology by the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards. She has co-authored several books on economics, sustainability, blockchain, sustainable cities and the ways in which humankind can live in harmony with the planet.

Tia is an energy healer, akashic reader, and regularly advises on space clearing.
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Tia’s Newsfeed

Cointelegraph
MENA Climate Week notes blockchain’s potential for climate action

Tia Kansara and her fellow panelists at MENA Climate Week discuss changing policies, technology advancements, and increased awareness and collaboration between the blockchain and climate sectors.

Businesswire
Cymbiotika Appoints New Advisory Board Members as the Company Continues to Grow and Support Demand

Tia Kansara, CEO of Replenish Earth, is appointed as an Advisory Board Member at Cymbiotika.

Tia’s Background

Replenish Earth
Chief Executive Officer
Nov 2016 - Present
London, UK
Replenish Earth guides individuals, businesses and governments on strategy to lower climate risk and increase the regeneration of the natural resources we all share.
Kansara Hackney Ltd
Director
Feb 2009 - Oct 2021
Macclesfield, UK
Kansara Hackney was the first community architecture firm in the UK to develop self-build approaches for expanding sustainable housing. The firm's advisors assisted in the development of strategies to scale up self-builds as well as custom-built homes in order to increase capacity and overall housing supply, as well as make recommendations to government.
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Tia’s Gallery

Current Advisory Roles

Adoreum Partners
Senior Advisor – Environmental Social Governance
Feb 2021 - Present
London, UK
Launched as a consultancy business, Adoreum Partners has evolved into a merchant banking platform and members club with a global database of more than 35,000 high-net-worth and ultra-high-net-worth individuals.
World Happiness Foundation
Advisory Board Member
Feb 2021 - Present
Bal Harbour, FL, USA
The World Happiness Foundation is a global platform that hosts and amplifies leaders, institutions, and initiatives dedicated to making the world a better place through a comprehensive toolset of training programmes, transformative experiences, policy forums, round tables, community-building efforts and educational resources
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Previous Advisory Roles

Cymbiotika
Board Advisor
Oct 2021 - Mar 2022
San Diego, CA, USA
Cymbiotika is a supplement company that creates products and components of the highest quality.
Future Strategy Club
Advisor
Nov 2018 - Dec 2020
London, UK
The Future Strategy Club is a non-profit members club that aims to replace fat-cat corporate agencies with a transparent member-driven scalable ecosystem of creative talent focused on craft, quality and concern for one another.
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Media

Dr. Tia Kansara - Homeostasis of Our Inner/Outer World
In Conversation
Mar 2021
London, UK
Tia is in conversation with Chervin Jafareih on his podcast 'Wake the Fake Up' talking about the homeostasis of our inner and outer world.
LCAW + Replenish Earth Live Panel with NOW PARTNERS
Moderator and Panelist
Nov 2020
London, UK
Panelists at London Climate Week explore how the B Corp movement and moving businesses to Regenerative Value Creation might help address the climate challenge.
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Interviews

Spotlight Series: Tia Kansara - Director Replenish Earth
Interviewee
Nov 2021
London, UK
Tia's work and achievements in the sustainability space are highlighted by South Asians for Sustainability, talking about her inspiration and drive to create a better planet.
Dr. Tia Kansara on why you should think beyond sustainability - Accelerated with Vitaly Golomb - E8
Interviewee
Oct 2020
London, UK
Tia is in conversation with Vitaly Golomb about the concept of "replenishing", how big brands should consider aligning with younger generations, and how consumer purchasing and behaviour will eventually drive more conscious business decisions.
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Features

The Other Society Panels | Topic: Smart Cities
Panelist
Mar 2022
London, UK
On this panel discussion, Tia and her peers discuss what a city-centric future could entail for humanity, looking at how the choices we make now will affect the future.
One Stop Cop - Net Zero Hero
Feature
Nov 2021
Glasgow, UK
Tia shares her insights on how cities contribute to the climate issue and how they are expected to bear the brunt of its consequences.
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Publications

Flourishing Futures From COVID-19: 70 opportunities for turning the current crisis from catastrophe into eucatastrophe
Contributor
Mar 2020
London, UK
Tia contributes to the Flourishing Futures From Covid-19 report, exploring 70 ways to turn the current crisis around.
Blockchain Technology for Global Social Change (Advances in Computer and Electrical Engineering)
Author
Jun 2019
London, UK
Blockchain Technology for Global Social Change is an essential study article that provides insight into blockchain advancements and some prospective applications of the technology that can enhance the lives of individuals in emerging markets.
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Memberships

Dialogue
Senior Advisor
Apr 2020 - Present
San Francisco, CA, USA
Dialogue is a strategic consulting firm helping business executives understand the cross-sector forces at work in their industry. It is a platform for increasing human intelligence through experiential learning. The world's most innovative minds help clients transform and become more curious,

Awards & Endorsements

Financial Times - Top 100 minority ethnic leaders in technology
Award Recipient
Nov 2018
London, UK
Tia is featured on a list – compiled by the FT and Inclusive Boards – of top BAME executives who are propelling the industry forward.
Duke of Edinburgh's Award
Award Recipient
1999
London, UK
The Duke of Edinburgh's Award is a youth award programme that teaches core values to participants, instilling confidence, resilience and an understanding of the importance of teamwork and perseverance.

Specialist Courses

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford
Executive Program - Blockchain Strategy
2018
Oxford, UK
The Oxford Blockchain Strategy Programme focuses on game-changing technology surrounding cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based financial systems management.
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MIT Sloan School of Management
Executive Programme
2018
Cambridge, MA, USA
It is the school's mission to generate ideas that advance the practise of management and to develop innovative leaders who wish to improve the world.

Academic Appointments

CEPT University
Visiting Professor
Sep 2015 - Present
Ahmedabad, IN
CEPT University specialises in human habitat knowledge, design, planning, construction, and management. Its education programmes cultivate intelligent professionals, while its research initiatives expand knowledge of human settlements.

Speaking Engagements

RESHAPING THE FUTURE - Impact Investment for Sustainability
Speaker
Dec 2021
London, UK
The conference showcased the successes of the "Impact Incubator for Nurturing Sustainability" project, creating a space where like-minded people who want to make a difference shared their knowledge to alter the future.
Resilience Lab at COP 26: Shifting Mindsets, Shaping the Future
Presenter
Nov 2021
Glasgow, UK
In a presentation at IISD, Tia delivered the opening session at the COP26 Resilience Lab, challenging participants to rethink the concept of "home".
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Community Engagement

United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)
Special Advisor
Apr 2021 - Present
Bonn, DE
The goal of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change agreement is to keep concentrations of greenhouse gas in the atmosphere stable at a level that is not dangerous to the climate system.

Fellowships

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA)
Honorary Fellow
Sep 2018 - Present
London, UK
The RIBA Honorary Fellowships are given to those who are not architects but have made important contributions to the field of architecture. Individuals who have improved the role of architecture in constructing more sustainable communities, as well as those who promote the interests of future generations. The Honorary Fellowship recognises lifetime achievement.
Royal Geographical Society
Fellow
Jan 2008 - Present
London, UK
The Royal Geographical Society is the UK's learned society and professional organisation for geography, along with the Institute of British Geographers. The society promotes geography and provides support to geographers in the United Kingdom and around the world.

Mentoring

British Council
Mentor and Advisor
May 2019 - Present
London, UK
The Government of the United Kingdom established the British Council in 1934. The international organisation for the United Kingdom is concerned with educational and cultural ties.
The Coaching Fellowship
Alumni Committee Member
Jul 2017 - Jun 2018
London, UK
The Coaching Fellowship develops and connects the world's most promising young female leaders.

Tia’s Education

University College London
PhD - Energy Efficiency and Sustainability in Abu Dhabi
2010 - 2013
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The University of Jordan
Arabic Studies
2009 - 2009
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