Jane Davidson is the Pro Vice-Chancellor Emeritus at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David. From 2000-2011, she was Minister for Education, then Minister for Environment, Sustainability and Housing in the Welsh Government where she proposed legislation to make sustainable development its central organising principle; the Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act came into law in April 2015. She introduced the first plastic bag charge in the UK, and her recycling regulations took Wales to third best in the world. She created the Climate Change Commission for Wales, the post of Sustainable Futures Commissioner and the Wales Coast Path. In education, she piloted major curriculum changes for early years - the Foundation Phase, the Welsh Baccalaureate and integrated Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship - into the Welsh curriculum. Jane is a patron of the Chartered Institute for Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) and Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR Cymru). She holds honorary fellowships from WWF, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management. Jane is chair of the RSA in Wales and associate faculty member in the Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership programme at Harvard University. She lives on a smallholding in West Wales where she aims to live lightly on the land.