Graham Russell is a consultant, writer, author, speaker and university lecturer on the subject of green and sustainable business. Born, brought up and educated in the United Kingdom, Russell has spent the vast majority of his professional career in the US, including 20+ years in CEO positions in the transportation and environmental services industry. During the past 10 years, he has provided extensive consulting services to companies in the environmental services, recycling, green building materials and other cleantech industries. From 2008 – 2010 he was the Executive Director of CORE, the largest sustainable business association in the Rocky Mountain Region. Since then, he has devoted his time to writing, speaking and teaching on the subject of green and sustainable business, specifically with a view to helping smaller companies understand the competitive benefits of a strategy based on the principles of sustainable business management. He is a lecturer on sustainable business in the University of Colorado Denver MBA program, originator and co-author of “A simple Path to Sustainability”, a recently published book on small company sustainability – Praeger, March 2011. See: http://www.abc-clio.com/product.aspx?id=2147508003, and co-founder of , a peer to peer information exchange and networking site for professionals charged with developing and implementing green and sustainable business initiatives in their organizations. He has recently joined the Vistage national speaker roster.