Athol Williams is a social philosopher and strategy adviser. He has held numerous senior executive roles in the US, UK and South Africa, served on company boards and founded a number of companies and NGOs. He holds five degrees from Harvard, MIT, LSE, London Business School and Wits in public policy, business, politics, finance and engineering respectively. He is completing a degree in political philosophy at Oxford. He is the author of PUSHING BOULDERS and 6 other books and is the first poet to be awarded the Sol Plaatje European Union Poetry Award twice.