Kim Polman

Kim Polman

Co-author, Imaginal Cells, co-founder Reboot The Future, coming from a high profile launch with Bill McDonough at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the Foundation empowers new leadership around the most pressing issues of our time.

Kim Polman was born in the United States and whilst she currently resides in London, UK, she considers herself a citizen of the world. She is a polymath, having adjusted and adapted throughout her adult life while moving between different countries and continents, which meant meeting lots of new people, learning new languages, experiencing different cultures and developing range of activities whilst raising family. She has been an environmentalist for many decades and her main focus has been on cultural activities, teaching music to young children, organising various concerts as well as supporting others to bring together a large cultural event across northern England, helping to run a music series, serving on the board of a local orchestra and performing as a cellist in chamber groups and orchestras. Kim has initiated research on expats who have moved multiple times as well as ran a community-based website for the expat community in Geneva, Switzerland. In all this business, one rule that has always been important to her is, The Golden Rule ~ Treat others and the planet as you wish to be treated ~ which is why and how she got to co-author the first book called Imaginal Cells – Visions of Transformation, a collection of essays from thought leaders and change agents which subsequently inspired her to establish Reboot the Future Foundation. The book collectively addresses the most pressing issues of our time, embracing the Golden Rule as the starting point, and offering a roadmap for humanity. Kim is a Vice chair and oversees the work of a charity dedicated to literacy for the blind and the visually impaired in east Africa supporting children to improve their ability to integrate and to achieve higher job placements. Kim enjoys playing cello as well as organising concerts. With her husband Paul, Kim has raised three beautiful sons.

Panel P3: Waging Peace Through Commerce: Engineers and the Golden Rule

Please Note: William McDonough will be joining us by remote link.