David Bennell is a leading ESG and Sustainability management professional with 30 years of experience with corporations and investors, as well as many of the world’s top NGOs and philanthropic foundations.
He worked directly in the corporate sector as an employee at Microsoft, REI and LL Bean managing R&D, leadership development and sustainability programs and held a 5-year appointment at MIT as adjunct faculty in the Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics. David wrote and presents one of the world’s most watched corporate sustainability courses viewable on Linked In Learning (titled: Sustainability Strategies), named the #1 global course for impact investors,
He is a popular speaker, has been quoted in print media, and interviewed on podcasts, television and radio, including NBC News and NPR’s The World. He has an undergraduate degree in environmental studies, a graduate degree in health and human performance, is a delegate of the Prince of Wales Business and Environment Programme at Cambridge University and was selected as a Fellow for Yale University’s Environmental Leadership Program.