Degree (Hons) in Geography, Cambridge Univ.; Master’s in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Univ. College London. 1994-98, Senior Scientific Officer, Natural Environment Research Council Institute of Hydrology, UK Civil Service; 1998-2005, Managing Partner, Environmental Resources Management. Currently, Senior Director, Head of Environmental Initiatives, World Economic Forum; responsible for the agenda on environment and sustainability issues, including events (Annual Meeting in Davos and regional meetings), analysis and initiatives (multi-stakeholder projects). Focus areas include resource scarcity (water-food-energy linkages); water security; climate change and green investment; sustainable production and consumption. International Fellow, IIED; Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs; Trustee, The Climate Group, an international NGO; Vice-Chair, Water Resources Group Executive Committee, an international public-private partnership on water hosted by the World Bank Group; Member, UNFCCC Momentum for Change Advisory Panel, an initiative to select and showcase the world’s most promising climate change mitigation and adaptation projects.
Head of the Centre for Global Public Goods and member of the Managing Board, World Economic Forum, and 2030 WRG Steering Board Co-Chair