Howard Bamsey, a citizen of Australia, is a graduate of the University of Queensland. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Sydney and the Australian National University, and an Honorary Professor at the Australian National University. He has been a prominent leader in public service and diplomacy in the environmental field, particularly climate change.
Mr. Bamsey’s diplomatic career included time as Ambassador to the UN (Geneva); Chief Executive, Australian Greenhouse Office; Deputy Secretary, Department of Climate Change; and Special Envoy on Climate Change. Later, he was Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) and then Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF).