Dr. David Bell
Board Chair, Learning for a Sustainable Future
Ensuring that education for sustainable development (ESD) is embedded in the formal education system, LSF makes it a priority to help partners advance education policy, standards and good practice. Since 2014, under David’s leadership, LSF has engaged 32 Canadian Ministries (Education, Advanced Education, Natural Resources and Environment), 51 Canadian Faculties of Education, and 55 countries through international presentations – and importantly, delivered specialized 120 training sessions to 4,242 teachers. The former Dean of York’s Faculty of Environmental Studies, and a recognized ESD expert and thought leader, David is a trusted resource to numerous education ministers and their deputies, UNESCO, and institutions world-wide.