Pascal Canfin, Former Managing Director, WWF France
Pascal Canfin is the former Managing Director of WWF France, former French politician and journalist. European Deputy from June 2009 to May 2012 and from May 2014 to July 2014, on 16 May 2012 he was appointed Minister for Development with the Foreign Affairs Minister in France, in the government of Jean-Marc Ayrault until the government’s resignation on 31 March 2014.
Since 1st July 2014, he is senior adviser for the climate of the World Resources Institute (WRI), an American thinktank specialized in environment issues. On 20 November 2015, he is appointed Managing Director of WWF France, which he runs on 6 January 2016.
He is graduated from Institut d'études politiques of Bordeaux and Newcastle5 University (United-Kingdom).