Owen Gaffney is a communications consultant for Future Earth and director of international media and strategy at the Stockholm Resilience Centre. He is based at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
Owen is an astronautic engineer, journalist and writer. For a decade he has worked in Earth system science communication. His work focuses on understanding, communicating and visualizing humanity's impact on the planet through concepts such as the Anthropocene and planetary boundaries, and transformative processes. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, the BBC and the world’s leading academic journals Science and Nature. His visualisations with Felix Pharand Deschenes have been shown at the UN Rio+20 Summit and the World Economic Forum, Davos.