Jamie Farndale is a current international rugby captain, leading Scotland Sevens on the HSBC World Sevens Series. He has played professionally for eleven years. Jamie was awarded the University Medal for highest grades in Business Management at Edinburgh Napier where he studied alongside playing. He focussed on Business Sustainability Strategies and has recently begun a Masters in Sustainability Leadership at Cambridge University.
Jamie has spent the last year delving into Sustainability in Sport. He co-wrote an open letter signed by hundreds of professional players urging World Rugby to take a leadership role in sustainability. He has since had involvement with World Rugby who since unveiled their ambitious 2030 Environmental Sustainability Plan. He was also involved as an athlete ambassador with the Birmingham Commonwealth Games whose aim was to be the most sustainable games ever. He is working on other projects within sport looking at a strategic approach to achieving sustainability.