John de Graaf

John de Graaf

John de Graaf

John de Graaf is the Executive Director of Take Back Your Time (www.timeday.org) and co-founder of The Happiness Initiative (www.happycounts.org).  He is a documentary filmaker with more than a hundred regional, national and international awards and the co-author of AFFLUENZA: THE ALL-CONSUMING EPIDEMIC and WHAT’S THE ECONOMY FOR, ANYWAY? WHY IT’S TIME TO STOP CHASING GROWTH AND START PURSUING HAPPINESS. He has taught at the Evergreen State College, serves on the board of Earth Island Institute and is Senior Well-Being Advisor to Earth Economics.