Alan Young

Alan Young

Director, Materials Efficiency Research Group

Alan applies his diverse skills as a facilitator, mediator, strategist, and activist to advance sustainable development concepts and initiatives, and has developed a strong network of conservation groups, Aboriginal organizations, companies and governments in North America, Latin America and Europe.  In addition to his role as Director of the Materials Efficiency Research Group, he is currently Chair of the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and a member of the Steering Committee of the Initiative for Responsible Mining Assurance (IRMA).