Speakers 2013

Stuart Orr

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Stuart Orr is Head of Water Stewardship at WWF International. His work explores the roles and responsibilities of business in water management challenges as well as understanding how water risk manifests for multiple stakeholders. He has published mainly on water accounting, the water and energy nexus, water stewardship, public policy and water-related risk.
Most recently, Stuart led the development of an on-line Water Risk Tool for companies and financial investors, co-drafted guidelines for the UN on corporate engagement in water policy and led a report on mining investment risk for UNEP-FI. Stuart holds an MSc from the University of East Anglia. He is a member of the World Economic Forums council for Water Security, a water advisor for the Carbon Disclosure Project and sits on a number of corporate sustainability advisory panels. He is also on the
steering board of the 2030 Water Resources Group (IFC) and the Water
Futures Partnership (GIZ).