Ian Lamont has many years of experience as a journalist. He has also been a communications manager for an environmental charity. A family man, he enjoys cricket and playing the violin as well as singing in his church choir. He has long been challenging people, companies and governments to be more environmentally friendly. The Twitter handle @MadDecathlete relates to a story along his path, when he spend a year training for a decathlon as a journalistic exercise. He has often told people “remind me not to tell you about it” but wishes everyone to read the book – when it comes out.