David Tickner is Chief Freshwater Adviser at WWF, based in the UK. He advises river conservation programmes internationally, leads research and innovation projects, and engages governments, the private sector and the public on water issues. Dave also sits on the UK government’s Darwin Expert Committee, and he is a Visiting Professor at Hohai University (China), a Visiting Fellow at the University of East Anglia (UK) and an associate editor of the academic journal Frontiers in Environmental Science. Dave began his career in the UK’s environment ministry before completing a PhD in freshwater sciences. He joined WWF as a policy advocate and then led its influential Danube River programme. He has served in non-executive and advisory roles with Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor (a not-for-profit company) and Standard Chartered (a multinational bank). Dave has published widely on water and environment issues and you can follow him on Twitter (@david_tickner).
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