Giulio Boccaletti is a senior executive with experience in both the private and not-for-profit sectors. An author, strong communicator and public speaker, he is an internationally recognized expert on natural resource security. For the past fifteen years, he has worked on strategy, sustainable economic development, and conservation issues across a dozen countries. He started his career as a climate scientist at Princeton University and MIT, was a Partner of global consultancy McKinsey & Company, where he was a leader of its Sustainability and Resource Productivity Practice, and was the Chief Strategy Officer of The Nature Conservancy, one of the largest conservation organizations in the world. His book, Water: A biography, is available from Pantheon Books.