The Barefoot Thinking Company - Challenge of Science Leadership

About The Barefoot Thinking Company Ltd

The Barefoot Thinking Company works with scientists and science organisations to develop present and future leaders, build better partnerships and teams, and help them to be more productive. 

Barefoot Thinking: Our Vision

Our vision is a world in which we are successfully addressing the multiple challenges to the future of the planet and its inhabitants.

Our Mission

Our mission is to equip scientists with the necessary leadership skills, tools, and support, so that they can play their full part in the process.

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Martin Bloxham and Peter Redstone

Peter & Martin

A little bit about us…

Martin Bloxham

Martin Bloxham holds a PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Plymouth.

In his early career, he was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Associate Lecturer at the university, followed by a number of years working as an analytical chemist at the Irish Marine Institute. For 20 years, he worked as a United Nations international expert involved in strategic management of  transboundary water systems around the world. 

Martin has been fascinated by science and the environment from an early age. Although no longer a practicing scientist, he’s still passionate about helping scientists and science organisations develop future leaders. 

Martin Bloxham

Peter Redstone

Peter Redstone has a BA in Economics from the University of York and an MBA from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

His working background includes management consulting with McKinseys, organic dairy farming and ice cream making, executive and non-executive directorships, and since 2008, co-founder of the Barefoot Thinking Company.

To Barefoot’s work, Peter brings a long term interest in the environment, creative thinking and leadership, along with a belief in the power of education and training to make a difference. He is regularly inspired by the optimism, energy and enthusiasm of the scientists that he meets and works with – and pleased to be of help to them on their journey.

Peter Redstone

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