Insider Insight: Shaun Spiers

Shaun Spiers, executive director of the Green Alliance, previously chief executive of the Council for the Protection of Rural England and of the Association of British Credit Unions, shares his career insights.

Shaun Spiers, director of the Green Alliance. Photo: Green AllianceWhat helped you get where you are in your career?

There’s an element of luck. I’ve always cared about the environment. I was influenced by books like Blueprint for Survival and Small is Beautiful when I was at school, and I’ve belonged to various environmental and conservation groups since I was at university. But the first 20 years of my working life was spent in politics and the co-operative movement, culminating in five years running ABCUL, the credit union trade association.

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