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Country: United Kingdom
Originally from: Jersey
Organisation: Zoological Society of London (ZSL)
Job title: Programme Development Manager (Africa, Marine & Freshwater, Global Programmes)
Email: david.wallis[at]
Languages: English

Experience with Open Standards:

Training received:

  • 2018: Completed CCNet Coach training hosted by CCNet SE Asia (Malaysia)

Experience in applying / coaching:

  • 2015-ongoing: Project/programme design specialist, ZSL Conservation & Policy Department (current role)

Other OS-related activities:

  • 2018: Lead author, project planning and design module (OS based), United for Wildlife “Introducing Conservation” MOOC.
  • 2018: Contributing author, “Prism toolkit for evaluating the outcomes and impacts of small/medium-sized conservation projects”.

Additional Relevant Experience:

  • David’s strengths are in the application of OS-based approaches in context of developing technical funding proposals for large-scale projects. He has experience developing logframes and SMART objectives and indicators. David is also experienced in supporting individuals and small teams to apply OS-based techniques
  • David is interested in building experience in leading workshops to support teams in applying OS to design large-scale conservation projects, and in the applied use of Miradi in project design and developing associated institutional processes and capacity.
  • David is a member of World Land Trust Council and a member of BIAZA Field Conservation Committee
  • He is an external proposal reviewer for the Whitley Fund for Nature and the Conservation Leadership Programme
  • David is the lead author & lecturer on the fundraising module of EDGE Fellows Leadership course
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