Mr. Dominic Waughray

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Mr. Dominic Waughray

Senior Director and Head of Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for the World Economic Forum

Dominic Waughray is the Senior Director and Head of Environment and Sustainability Initiatives for the World Economic Forum. He is responsible for the World Economic Forum’s agenda on environment and sustainability related issues including events (Davos Annual Meeting and regional summits), analysis (reports) and initiatives (multi-stakeholder projects). His focus areas include resource scarcity (water-food-energy linkages); water security; climate change and green investment; sustainable production and consumption.

Previously, he was Managing Partner at Environmental Resources Management, a consultancy (1998-2005) and Senior Scientific Officer at the Natural Environment Research Council Institute of Hydrology, UK civil service (1994-1998).

Waughray is an International Fellow of the International Insittute of Environment and Development, an Associate Fellow of the Royal Institute of International Affairs (Chatham House) and a Trustee of international NGO The Climate Group. He also serves as Chair of the Water Resources Group Executive Committee, an international public-private partnership on water hosted by the World Bank Group (IFC), and is a member of the UNFCCC Momentum for Change Advisory Panel, an initiative to help the UNFCCC Executive Secretary select and showcase the world’s most promising climate change mitigation and adaptation projects.

Waughray holds a degree in Geography from Cambridge University (University Prize Winner) and a Masters in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics from University College London.