Olivier WENDEN

Olivier WENDEN

CEO Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation

Appointed in October 2019 as Vice-President & CEO of the Foundation, Wenden has previously served as Executive Director for 5 years. Launched in 2006 by HSH the Prince of Monaco, in order to act against the environmental dangers threatening our planet and making populations vulnerable, the Foundation focuses its efforts on three principal domains of action - climate change and renewable energies, biodiversity and water resources - and funds initiatives in the fields of research and studies, technological innovation and socially aware practices. Its programs are mainly focused on three priority areas - the Mediterranean Basin, the Polar Regions and the Least Developed Countries.

Wenden actively participated in the international development of the Foundation and the definition of its fundraising strategy, while strengthening the network of partners. Before joining the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, Wenden worked for the Parliament of Monaco as chief of staff and international affairs and communication advisor (2007-2013). He also served as chargé de mission for the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Monaco (2013-2014). He graduated from Sciences Po Bordeaux with honours and has a Master 2 Degree in international projects management (Sorbonne Nouvelle, University of Paris).

Talk list sessions
07:50 - 08:35 Session 2: Bush fires, floods & pandemic how has Australia coped?
A. NEIL Broadcaster/Publisher
T. FLANNERY Climate change commission
A. CANNON Consul of Monaco
Role : Speaker
09:05 - 09:30 Session 5: How Asia is chartering the path forward
CC. TUNG General Honorary Consul of Monaco-Hong Kong
R. SHAPIRO CAPS Co-Founder/Chief Executive
O. WENDEN CEO Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation
Role : Speaker

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