Edward Posey', "trained as an RAF pilot for National Service and then spent five years in the reserves. He studied at the London School of Economics and obtained a BSc degree in Economics and embarked on an aviation career operating helicopters and aircraft worldwide. Interested in corporate social responsibility and humanistic psychology he co-founded the Business Network and became a Trustee of the Findhorn Foundation in Scotland where the World Wilderness Congress was held in 1983. Ed Posey subsequently became a Trustee of The Wilderness Leadership School (SA) and The Wilderness Foundation (UK).
"His other positions include being a member of the Executive Development Council of the Natural History Museum, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Director of Neals Yard Remedies. He is also Co-Founder and active Trustee of the Gaia Foundation, an environmental charity. He was recently awarded an OBE." 
- Former Trustee, Wilderness Foundation (South Africa)