Dave Runnalls

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David served as President of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) for 11 years to 2010. He is currently a Distinguished Fellow of IISD and of the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Canada. He chairs or holds senior positions of responsibility in international organisations including the International Union for Conservation of Nature. A distinguished past included working closely with Barbara Ward to establish IIED (directing both its London and Washington office), and playing a significant role in many international events, including the 1972 and 1992 Earth Summits.