Nicole Sherwin speaks on the Green Lounge Experience.

About the speaker

A globalcitizen and entrepreneur, having worked and lived in England, South Africa and the USA, Nicole Sherwin has become a trailblazer in the areas of sustainability, wellness and social responsibility inspiring people to make more conscious choices for a healthier, more sustainable life. Nicole hones her extensive experience as TV presenter, environmental journalist and green events producer to work with A-list clients on events, show productions, corporate launches and televisions shows. Nicole launched her first business Impact Entertainment in South Africa in 1998 and worked with Nelson Mandela, Naomi Campbell, The Blue Train, The Mount Nelson Hotel, The Table Bay Hotel, Absolut Vodka, BMW, Rugby 7’s and Investec to name a few. In Los Angeles (2005-2010) Nicole worked primarily in the Hollywood arena with celebrities, studios, NGO’s and corporations. Some of Nicole’s projects have included producing Academy Awards Viewing parties at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for the Hollywood Reporter and Children Uniting Nations, consulting on and producing James Cameron’s Avatar DVD media releases as well as working in Washington D.C with Hilary Clinton on a children’s foster care conference ‘Keeping our Promise to our Children’.

As TV host and producer of Celebrity Soul, Nicole interviews the ‘soul’ behind the stars to find out how they are making a difference in the world and inspiring others through their charity work and environmental activism. She has interviewed celebrity guests: Will.I.Am, Kobe Bryant, Larry David, Jerry Rice, Paula Abdul, Elizabeth Shue, Jack White, Jimmy Page, Davis Guggenheim, John Lithgow, Kate Walsh, Kim Kardashian, Tori Spelling, Annette Bening and John Voigt.

Nicole is also the editor of Simply Green Magazine, South Africa’s premier green lifestyle magazine, providing positive and practical steps to cleaner living for people who want to make a difference but don’t want to compromise on lifestyle. She is also currently working on her first book: How to be an Eco Diva - a cool guide to living a more sustainable life without losing a luxury lifestyle. Simply Green Magazine ipad

Nicole launched the first The Green Lounge Experience in Los Angeles in 2009 at the Loews Santa Monica Beach hotel with 56 medial in attendance and celebrity guests Alicia Silverstone (actress, author), Christine Devine (FOX 11 news) and Debbi Levin (Environmental Media Association). Since then there have been 3 other successful Green Lounge Experience events in Los Angeles and New York and now Nicole is bringing the world to Cape Town in 2013 and will be the first comprensive conference, symposium and gathering to bring international businesses, celebrities, policy experts and the media to Africa to identify clean technology and sustainable lifestyle opportunities for the African continent.

“I believe that if we unite government, industry, leaders, media, taste- makers and consumers together- we are able to affect dramatic change in the world through collaboration, mass awareness and global support.”

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