Sustainable transportation advocate, businessman, international seminar leader, writer, Tango performer, and pioneer in the farmers market movement
Russell Sydney is dedicated to dealing with the myriad of problems being caused by the insatiable appetite for oil-based energy. He has organized the Sustainable Transport Club, which gave rise to him becoming one of the founding directors of the MSEV Coalition. It has created a National and International Network of EV advocates. The Club also helped create the Alt Car Expo and participated in creating the Sustainability aspects in the Land Use and Circulation Elements of the General Plan for the City of Santa Monica.
This work is on top of a long successful career that started with being one of the people to organize some of the first Certified Farmers Markets in California. He has worked as an effective businessman and has proven his speaking and training ability as an acclaimed business seminar trainer in one of the worlds then largest seminar companies.