Rethinking Leadership: A Conversation with David Nussbaum

Past event
Blavatnik School of Government, Walton Street, Oxford, UK
David Nussbaum New

About this event

David was formerly CEO of The Elders; CEO of WWF-UK and Chair of WWF’s Global Climate and Energy Initiative; and CEO of the global anti-corruption organization Transparency International based in Berlin.

Prior to that he was FD of Oxfam, and headed up Oxfam’s operations in India for a period; and CFO of European packaging business Field Group plc, through its management buyout and subsequent successful flotation. Having originally qualified as a chartered accountant with PWC, he moved into venture capital with 3i, and then into manufacturing.

David has previously served as Chair of Traidcraft plc; Vice-Chair of Shared Interest; Chair of Transparency International UK; Deputy Chair of the International Integrated Reporting Council; and on the Marks & Spencer plc Executive Advisory Board on Sustainability.

Following an executive career in international organizations in the private and NGO sectors, David now has a portfolio of non-executive director and trustee board roles. He is chair of the Joffe Charitable Trust, and of the Transparency International UK Advisory Council; Senior Independent Director of Drax Group plc; a board member of the International Budget Partnership; and a member of the Ethical Investment Advisory Group of the Church of England. He has two degrees in theology, one in finance, and an honorary doctorate.

Date and Time

Wednesday 26th October 2022 from 13:00-14:00


Tun Razak Lecture Theatre, Blavatnik School of Government


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