GOVERNANCE / Dominic Waughray

Dominic Waughray

Head, Centre for Global Public Goods / Member, Managing Board, World Economic Forum (WEF) / Co-Chair, 2030 WRG Steering Board


  • Present: Senior Director, Head of Environmental Initiatives, World Economic Forum (WEF); responsible for the agenda on environment and sustainability issues, including events (Annual Meeting in Davos and regional meetings), analysis, and initiatives (multi-stakeholder projects)
  • 1998 – 2005: Managing Partner, Environmental Resources Management
  • 1994 – 1998: Senior Scientific Officer, Natural Environment Research Council Institute of Hydrology, United Kingdom Civil Service


  • Master’s in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, University College London (England)
  • Honors Degree in Geography, Cambridge University (England)


  • International Fellow, IIED
  • Associate Fellow, Royal Institute of International Affairs
  • Trustee, The Climate Group
  • Member, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change Momentum for Change Advisory Panel

Focus areas

  • Resource scarcity (water-food-energy linkages)
  • Water security
  • Climate change and green investment
  • Sustainable production and consumption