Howard Bamsey is Chair of the Global Water Partnership and Honorary Professor in the School of Regulation and Global Governance at the Australian National University. He is member of the Board of the Climate Policy Initiative and Climate Works Australia.
He was previously Executive Director at the Green Climate Fund and Director General of the Global Green Growth Institute. He has served as Senior Adviser on Sustainable Development to the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Special Adviser on Green Growth to AusAID.
Earlier he was Australia’s Special Envoy on Climate Change, a Deputy Secretary in the Australian Public Service and CEO of the Australian Greenhouse Office. He held several appointments at ambassadorial level in the Australian foreign service. Bamsey was educated at the University of Queensland and the Harvard Business School.
Climate change; climate change policy; energy efficiency; international negotiations; sustainable development policy; and public policy
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