David Beer

Steering Group Adviser , International Green Awards™

Dave BeerDavid has been an advisor to the International Green Awards™ and has over twenty years of commercial, management experience. Working across sectors including Finance & Energy, he has helped medium and large companies through the varying scale, and the different stages of their sustainable business evolution, in order to integrate sustainability issues into corporate strategy, decision making and reporting.

He holds a New Zealand Electrical Engineering degree and for the past decade has used his technical and commercial experience within the environmental sustainability arena, with a particular emphasis in climate risk management, David has advised blue-chip businesses on how to adapt to the challenges of our changing climate.

Between 2006 – 2008, David was involved with Iwokrama, an independent, not-for-profit rainforest conservation project, where he advised the governing ‘Board of Trustees’ on policies related to climate change issues.

Recently, David was pivotal in setting up the Guardian News and Media’s – Guardian Sustainable Business platform (GSB) to support the global transition to a sustainable future. He has also advised ‘Climate Change: The New Economy’ as their Non-Executive Director for many years and he is a founding member of the International Green Awards Steering committee.

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