Davıd Jensen, Board Member

David Jensen is a pioneer in environmental peacebuilding with over 20 years of experience. He has worked for UN Environment as a senior expert on a range of different crisis response operations and managed UN Environment’s Environmental Cooperation for Peacebuilding Programme. David is currently the coordinator of the Digital Transformation Task Force at the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), responsible for developing the new digital transformation strategy and for accelerating the adoption of digital technologies across the organization, while also serving as UNEP’s focal point in the Coalition for Digital Environmental Sustainability (CODES) within the Secretary General’s Digital Cooperation Roadmap. He co-authored the UN flagship discussion paper entitled The Case for a Digital Ecosystem for the Environment, while also serving as Digital Transformation Special Advisor to the Science Division with a focus on the World Environment Situation Room and the Global Environmental Data Strategy within GRID-Geneva. David has co-founded numerous platforms including MapX, Earthschool, the UN Biodiversity Lab, and the Environmental Peacebuilding Platform. He holds an MSc in Biology from Oxford University and an undergraduate degree in Geography and Political Science from the University of Victoria.