Dave Tickner

Chief freshwater adviser


David Tickner is Chief Freshwater Adviser at WWF and a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of East Anglia. He provides strategic leadership to WWF’s river conservation projects across the globe and advises governments and companies on water policy and practice. Previously, he worked in the UK government’s environment ministry; led WWF’s programme for the Danube River; was a non-executive director of Water and Sanitation for the Urban Poor; and acted as a special adviser on sustainability to Standard Chartered bank. Dr Tickner has authored, edited or contributed to more than thirty peer-reviewed papers, technical reports, popular articles and books on water and environment issues. 

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