Tariq Al-Olaimy

By Charlotte Owen-Burge | July 25, 2023

Tariq Al-Olaimy is a social entrepreneur and civil society leader from the Kingdom of Bahrain. He is a co-founder and managing director of 3BL Associates, a global ecosystem of social and planetary system enterprises. With impact in over 90 countries, 3BL operates at the intersection of climate and ecosystem systems resilience, the wellbeing economy, board leadership, and multi-species collaborations. 

Tariq has a diverse educational background, with expertise in investment and financial risk management, exponential innovation, post-growth economics, biomimicry, and spiritual ecology. He has also held advisory, board, and co-chair roles with organizations such as UNESCO, the World Economic Forum, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, and EAT – a science-based global platform dedicated to transforming food systems.