Tim Smit

Tim Smit

Tim Smit is an optimistic environmentalist who founded the Eden Project, which some 12 million people have now visited. In the 80s he was a rock music producer who worked with Barry Manilow and the Nolan Sisters. In the 1990s he rediscovered a forgotten Edwardian estate, the Lost Gardens of Heligan, in Cornwall and restored them to their former glory. In 2012 he founded HOW2 ‘the world’s first digital technical college’.