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Alan Young

Chair of the Board

Since 1990 Alan has worked to advance conservation and sustainable development as a facilitator, planner, analyst and activist. He has worked with a wide range of conservation groups, Aboriginal organizations, companies and governments in North America, Latin America and Europe. He has been involved in socio-economic impact assessments, large-scale conservation strategies, certification programs in the forestry and mining sectors, as well as various legislative reform initiatives in the extractive sectors nationally and internationally. 

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