Gillian Davidson

Gillian Davidson
  • Director, Head of Mining and Metals Industry, World Economic Forum

1993, MA (Hons) in Geography, University of Glasgow; 1999, PhD in International Development and Social Geography, University of Liverpool. Formerly, held a number of roles in the social justice sector and then in mining and sustainability, including: Postdoctoral Researcher on Migration and Development in SE Asia, University of Dundee; Policy Researcher, Law Society of England and Wales; senior consultant to not-for-profit and government sectors on social justice, economic development and capacity building; Senior Policy Adviser, Ministry of Social Development, Government of New Zealand; Social and Economic Team Founder and Lead for Environmental Mining Consultancy, Rescan Environmental Services, Vancouver, Canada; most recently Director of Social Responsibility, Teck Resources, Vancouver, Canada. Since April 2014, Director, Head of Mining and Metals Industry, World Economic Forum. Co-trainer in people centred development and dialogue for the mining sector. 2012 alumni and Study Group Chair, Governor-General of Canada's Leadership Conference.