Shaun Frankson

Co-Founder & Chief Strategist
The Plastic Bank

Shaun Frankson is the co-founder of The Plastic Bank and project lead on a game changing Blockchain platform, in collaboration with IBM, designed to STOP Ocean plastic and reduce global poverty. He created the brand strategies to introduce Social Plastic® to the world, resulting in a multi-million person movement. As the previous Vice President of Nero Global Tracking, Shaun specialized in creating scalable turn-key systems and business processes. He previously created another million person social good “Problem Solvers” movement as an advisor and growth hacker for HeroX, the official spin-off of XPRIZE. Shaun’s ability to strategize has taken him all over the world, from uncovering poverty alleviation solutions in Haiti, Asia and Latin America to performing custom strategy workshop’s for brands such as Unilever in London, England. He has made appearances in the award-winning documentary A Plastic Ocean, the reality TV show Dragons’ Den and countless news interviews.



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