Chair of the Mountain Partnership
Diplomat, Professor and writer. Since the early 1990s, he has undertaken research into the link between protection of the environment, development and peace. Co-ordinator for the Environment for Development Cooperation, national focal point for the fight against land degradation, head of delegation to UN conferences on desertification, and is a member of negotiating teams on climate, biodiversity, water and oceans. He collaborates with the Climate Reality Project, launched by the Al Gore Nobel Prize.