Zac Goldsmith was the editor of the Ecologist Magazine for 10 years until he was selected as the Conservative Party Parliamentary candidate for Richmond Park and North Kingston in May 2010. In 2005 Zac oversaw a wide-ranging review of environmental policy for the Conservative Party.
He raises funds for groups around the world dealing with environmental and conservation issues. In 2003, he received the Beacon Prize for Philanthropy, and in 2004 he received Mikhail Gorbachev’s Global Green Award for ‘International Environmental Leadership’. Zac’s book, The Constant Economy, was published by Atlantic in September 2009.