Lowell Sheppard

Author, Explorer, Social Entrepreneur, Royal Geographic Society Fellow, Founder - Never Too Late Academy, Never Too Late Academy

Social Service, Author
ESG and Sustainability, Mindfulness
Lowell Sheppard


Lowell Sheppard is an author, speaker, social entrepreneur, former minister, fellow of the Royal Geographic Society, husband, father, long-distance cyclist, and aspiring sailor. Lowell has spent his entire adult life working with established non-government organisations (also known as non-profit societies) and in several NGO start-ups. As Founder of HOPE International Development Agency Japan and Asia Pacific twenty years ago, Lowell has seen the growth of HOPE to be in the top 2% of charitable organisations in Japan with the coveted “nintei” certified tax-deductible status. Lowell has served for the last twenty years as an informal advisor to companies and boards in the area of ethical decision making and thought leadership with a focus on community legacy. Lowell is the author of books - Chasing the Cherry Blossom, Boys Becoming Men and Never Too Late. He is also a keen observer of Japanese philosophies and implements it in his life too.

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