Tom Llewellyn is the Strategic Partnerships Director at Shareable.net, and a lifelong sharer, commoner, and story teller. He manages organizational, editorial, and events partnerships and has coordinated the global Sharing Cities Network, #MapJam, and other community sharing campaigns, in addition to speaking internationally about real, equitable sharing. Tom is the co-editor of 2 books, "How to: Share, Save Money & Have Fun" (2016) and "Sharing Cities: Activating the Urban Commons" (2017).
Previously, he was the Education and Activism Director for Sustainable Living Roadshow co-leading the touring organization across the U.S. for 5 years producing eco events and actions promoting environmental, social and economic sustainability. Tom has co-founded several community and sharing based initiatives including: A PLACE for Sustainable Living, Asheville Tool Library, REAL Cooperative (Regenerative Education, Action & Leadership) and the worker cooperative Critter Cafe.
In addition to his sharing and cooperative work Tom has worked as an environmental activist for many years focusing primarily on Food Democracy and Forest Protection. He was on the steering committee and co-lead the Right2Know March (for GMO labeling) from NYC-D.C. in 2011, coordinated over 50 events and actions in support of Prop 37 for GMO Labeling in California in 2012, and lead the Eat-In at the FDA for food democracy in 2013. He worked with The Dogwood Alliance in Asheville, NC, as an organizer and documentary filmmaker in support of the Our Forests Aren't Fuel campaign targeting the expansion of the wood pellet and biomass industries in the Southern US.
He has a self directed degree in Mind/Body Studies from San Francisco State University with an emphasis in holistic health and psychology, is a Certified Massage Therapist and has a Permaculture Design Certificate. Before becoming a full time community organizer Tom was the co-owner/director of Clever Scamp Summer Camp (arts and ecology) and the director of the Canyon After School Program.