Tobias Leenaert is a longtime speaker, trainer and strategist. He is also the co-founder of the Belgian organization EVA (Ethical Vegetarian Alternative), the first vegetarian/vegan organization in the world to receive structural funding from its government. Under his management, EVA launched a successful campaign that ended with the city of Ghent becoming the first city in the world to officially support a weekly vegetarian day. Recently, Tobias left his position at EVA to work more fully as a speaker, writer, and consultant for vegan advocates and organizations. Passionate about effectiveness, Tobias writes regularly for his blog, The Vegan Strategist, and is currently writing a book on vegan strategy. Tobias lives in Ghent, Belgium, with his
partner, two dogs, and seven cats. Currently Tobias blogs on his endeavours on his site Veganstrategist.org. Together with the renowned psychologist dr. Melany Joy Tobias recently founded CEVA- Center for effective vegan advocacy (veganadvocacy.org) and chairs ProVeg.com
Tobias is a resident speaker at Vegan Summer Fest, last year he held the very first book presentation of his critically acclaimed book How To Create a Vegan World.