Finnegan Harries is a British designer, filmmaker and environmental activist. He’s a student at the Parsons School of Design in New York, where he’s majoring in architecture and minoring in environmental studies.
In 2012, he co-founded the popular YouTube blog, ‘JacksGap,’ with his brother. To date, JacksGap has accumulated 4.1 million subscribers and 200 million views across 64 films. The channel is dedicated to travel and storytelling through digital media.
In 2015, Finn collaborated with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to create a documentary exploring the effects of climate change on the Greenlandic ice sheet and the surrounding sea ice. Since the documentary, he has gone on to give talks at the U.N. and TEDx, calling for greater action on climate change.
He sits on the executive board of the U.S. based non-profit ‘The School Fund,’ where he advises on design, innovation and digital strategy. In 2016, he led a full re-design of the branding and website, along with the production of three shorts films and new photography.
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