Speaker - David King

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Sir David King is the Director of the Smith School of Enterprise and Environment at the University of Oxford. He is currently Chancellor of the University of Liverpool, Senior Scientific Advisor to UBS and Science Adviser to President Kagame of Rwanda.
He also serves as Chair of the UK National Oceanography Centre Advisory Board; as Governor and Council Member of the Ditchley Foundation; as a member of the European Research Area Board; as a Trustee of the Ecological Sequestration Trust; and is a Member of the Sustainability Advisory Board of DSM, Holland. He is a non-executive director of Midatech Limited and Green Exchange LLC. He also works with President Gorbachev on Green Cross International (CCTF).
Sir David was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1991, Honorary Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences in 1998 and Honorary Foreign Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2002.  He was knighted in 2003 for his work in science, and received the award of “Officier dans l’ordre national de la Légion d’Honneur” from the French President in 2009 for his work on climate change and on negotiating the international agreement to build the world’s largest technology project, the ITER fusion reactor.

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World Security: Strategies & Concepts for Moving Forward

03.28.12 | 01:29:27 min | 0 comments