Mark Stevenson - Author, Comedian & Futurologist

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Mark Stevenson - Author, Comedian & Futurologist

Mark combines two careers – one as a successful writer/ comedian (writing for stage, radio and print) and another as a speaker and consultant on future narratives, institutional innovation, engineered serendipity and learning. His first book An Optimist's Tour of the Future has enjoyed wide critical acclaim and been translated into four languages.

He is co-founder and director of the cultural learning agency Flow Associates (working with cultural organisations internationally), the science communication agency ReAgency, and special advisor to the African social network BSmrt. Mark is a fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce, Nibmaster General at the Ministry of Stories and a founding member of The League of Pragmatic Optimists.

His parents still have no idea what he does.

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Participation
Eco-Rally Guest Driver
Rally Stages: 

2011 Bridgestone Eco-Rally
  • Start (Oxford), Various locations, Oxford,
    30 July, 2011 - 09:00 - 18:15
  • Start (Oxford), Outside Museum of the History of Science,
    31 July, 2011 - 08:00 - 10:00
  • Pit Stop, BRE Innovation park,
    31 July, 2011 - 11:00 - 13:00
  • Finish Line, Between Buckingham Palace & Trafalgar Sq, London,
    31 July, 2011 - 10:00 - 20:00
2nd Leg Test Drives: 

2011 Bridgestone Eco-Rally

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    Tesla Roadster does Oxford to London Bridgestone Eco-Rally 2011

    The Roadster accelerates faster than supercars that cost twice as much, yet it produces zero tailpipe emissions and is twice as energy efficient as leading hybrids. It is favoured by Hollywood celebrities, European royalty and trendsetters worldwide.

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