Madadh MacLaine is an adventurer, activist and social entrepreneur. She is the founder and CEO of Fair Winds Trading Company and Fair Winds Trust whose objective is to create economic equality and sustain biodiversity through fair trade and transport.
She is also founder and member of the Executive committee of the International Windships Association; promoting the use of wind in commercial shipping.
She is currently working on an EU project to develop a network of sailing cargo ships in the North Sea and the North Atlantic. She makes her home in both Senegal and Scotland.