Driven by the belief that everyone is good, Future Planet’s mission is to equip people and companies to do right by the planet and each other as they continue on their journey of commercial growth.
We believe in a world where people and businesses can grow while having a positive impact. We believe that a world where everyone is treated equally is more rewarding for all. Future Planet and our Galaxy Partners bring that perspective to help companies grow sustainably.
The team’s experience combines Sustainability, Supply Chain, Procurement, Artificial Intelligence, Enterprise Cloud Software, and Change Management and we use that experience to accelerate sustainable business transformation.
The Future Planet vision is driven by:
Donal Daly – Chairman and CEO
Donal is a technology entrepreneur who founded five successful software companies. Since he founded his first Artificial Intelligence software company in 1986, Donal has been improving human performance through the effective application of smart software. Donal’s companies have served more than a million users over thirty years. He has been working on the Future Planet vision since his last company was sold in 2019. Donal is an author of multiple books including three on Artificial Intelligence and transformation that were Amazon bestsellers. Donal also founded the Altify Foundation in 2005, a charitable foundation focused largely on human rights and social injustice. He is a graduate of Engineering from University College Cork, Ireland and UN Sustainable Development Goals from KU Leuven, Belgium.
Ingrid De Doncker – Head of Research & Innovation
Originally from Belgium, Ingrid has been in Ireland since 1996. She is one of Europe’s leading supply chain, procurement and sustainability thinkers and expert practitioner. In her previous company, Ingrid built a leading strategic practice helping customers “Buy Better”; achieve cost savings while building better relationships with suppliers and the planet. A sought-after speaker, and lecturer in three of Ireland’s universities, Ingrid is passionate about supporting business and supply chain teams to drive sustainable change to positively impact the profit, social and environmental bottom line of the business. Ingrid is also the founder of the Procurement Transformation Institute (PTI), a non-profit organisation that elevates the Procurement Profession. She is a graduate in Political Science from KU Leuven, Belgium where she also studied UN Sustainable Development Goals.