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Bruno Oberle

President, World Resources Forum Council Member, CCICED

Bruno Oberle is President of the World Resources Forum, a role he has held since 2019. Between 2020 and 2023 he was Director General of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

Oberle is a leading expert on sustainable resource management and green economy. He specializes in the interface between environmental policy, economic development, and social equity.

Before joining IUCN, Oberle served as Switzerland’s State Secretary for the Environment and Director of the Federal Office for the Environment, representing the country in leading international institutions and international negotiations.

Oberle has previously been the Chair of the Green Economy and Resource Governance programme at the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), where he also headed the International Risk Governance Centre.