Olly Willans

Website Creative Director
Nr. Oxford, UK
Day job:
Creative Director, Torchbox
The Age of Stupid
Time on the job:
Errr two.
Jet, jeep, bus or bike:
All except jets, I've given up flying. Oh and my driving comes in the form of the Smart Fortwo diesel, at 90 grams CO2 per kilometre, it's the lesser of many evils. Are you bored yet?
Original connection:
Worked with Franny in the woods at oneworld.net for a few months a long time ago
Memorable moment:
I love Jamila leaning out of the taxi singing.
Scared of:
Flooding, food shortages, social disintegration, positive feedback loops... this nightmare bearing out, and especially for my children.
Guilty of:
Having an aga. Apart from being terribly 'country life', you can't turn the thing off at night.
Planning to spend profits on:
Will there be anything to spend money on when we all start doing something about climate change.

Stuff done:

  • www.thecarbonaccount.com: 2007
  • footprint.wwf.org.uk: 2007
  • www.torchbox.com: 1999


  • The scientific consensus linking climate change to man made emissions is roughly the same as the scientific consensus linking lung cancer and smoking.