Gavin Edwards

Gavin Edwards

Director, Global Nature Positive Initiative

World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) International


Gavin Edwards is a conservation and environment advocate with three decades of experience in pursuing and helping secure break-through solutions to the twin biodiversity and climate crises.

He has contributed to important conservation successes including conserving the Great Bear Rainforest working alongside indigenous peoples, an Amazon soy moratorium, a Hong Kong ivory sales ban and the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework.

He recently helped develop and launch the Nature Positive Initiative – a collaboration of 27 leading organizations who will drive alignment around the definition, integrity and use of the term ‘nature positive’. Mr Edwards holds an Executive MBA from Kellogg-HKUST.

Speaking at

October 12 2023

10:00 h - 11:00 h

Plenary A