Greg Radford

Director, IGF

Greg Radford is the Director of the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, and Sustainable Development (IGF). He has overall strategic, financial and operational responsibility for the Secretariat and overall execution of the IGF mission. The IGF is a centre of excellence on mining and sustainable development and serves as a unique global venue for dialogue between its almost 70 member governments with mining companies, civil society and other stakeholders. The IGF provides capacity-building programs, tailored technical assistance and assessment services framed by its flagship policy tool, the Mining Policy Framework. 

Greg holds an Master of Science in environmental management and has more than 25 years of experience in over 50 countries. He has held senior management positions at Canadian and international organizations, including Director of the ESG Department at the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and President of the International Association for Impact Assessment. Greg is based in Ottawa, Canada.

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Areas of expertise
Governance and Multilateral Agreements
Environment and Social Impact Assessment
Environment and Social Standards in Mining
Mining and Development
Mining and Local Benefits
Natural Resource Management
Staff type
Master of Science – Environmental Management, Scotland, University of Stirling
Bachelor of Arts – Geography, New Brunswick, Canada, Mount Allison University
Languages spoken