Robert Kinslow

Robert Kinslow

  • Farmer, aerospace engineer, social entrepreneur
  • Speaks on sustainable leadership and climate change
  • Expert on the Future of Work

Travels from Honolulu, HI

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Robert Kinslow is a speaker, farmer, social entrepreneur, sustainability systems specialist, aerospace engineer, and writer on climate change, complexity, consciousness, and leadership.

Rob believes in the power of the 8Ps: passion, purpose, patience, practice, people, perspective, potential and pivot. Using these 8Ps, he was able to retire early from a successful aeronautical engineering career.

Rob speaks on a number of topics including sustainable leadership, climate solutions and organizational change. His talks inspire organizations and teams like yours around the world. Whether you are a corporation, educational campus, or conference, he’d love to explore teaming up together for your next event.



Managing Complexity in Exponential World

Climate, consciousness and collaboration

Future of Food and Fuel

Future of Work

Take the Lead: How to be a Change Leader

Sustainable Business Leadership

Stewardship, Sustainability and Spiritual Ecology

Sample of Organizations: Engineers and Architects Hawaii, Asia Pacific Center, E-W Center, UH RISE, ThinkTech, UHMC, Kohala center, University of Ghana, University of Hawaii, National Assoc. of Women in Construction, Ameriprise Private Investing, Kamehameha schools, Hawaii Department of Education, Hawaii Pacific University, Kahala Associates, and more. See client list for more information.


“Rob Kinslow has spoken at a number of conferences and on panels for our organization. Since I first met Rob, I have been impressed by his leadership – a skillful eagerness to stand up and express his belief in sustainability, as a strategy for human progress. I recommend Rob as a speaker for any organization, or as a consultant for any company, particularly if sustainable business development is the goal.” Dr. Elizabeth S. Raman, Energy Analyst, Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Hawaii

“Rob tailors his presentations to be relevant, and reinforces the fundamental research our students have performed and interpreted. He designed and delivered environmental presentations to three cohorts of 144 students each. Topics included global climate change and sustainability. His personal experiences reflect his passion as he is able to share firsthand knowledge with our students. I recommend Rob as a presented for other organizations. He is a great resource.” Sheryl Kahue, Teacher and Grade Level Chairperson, The Kamehameha Schools, Honolulu, HI

“Thank you so much and once again for guest lecturing twice this past semester in my ENV 400: Current Global Environmental Issues course.  The students in the course were so appreciative of your presentation, its content, and your integrative approach to environmental problem solving that they made sure to let me know the day of the final exam that your guest lecturing was the best thing about the course.” Gail L. Grabowsky, Chaminade University, Environmental Studies Program Director

“Mr. Kinslow comes with exceptional credentials. He has been a steady and innovative supporter of our students – providing counsel and help as they wrestle with sustainability and its relevance to their entrepreneurial interests. I recommend Rob wholeheartedly as a speaker for your organization or as a consultant for your company, if Sustainability is a topic of concern to you. He is one of the best speakers we have had in more than 13 years of regular Wednesday Evening speakers.” — John Webster, Director, Hogan Entrepreneurial Program

“Rob is a talented speaker with a passion for Sustainability. He brings passion, hard work and the spirit of Aloha to all that he does.” — Fabian Lewis, HR consultant

“Rob’s presentation motivated me to persevere in my quest to be sustainable and educate others.” – Charlotte, conference organizer