Dr Alistair Clark is Managing Director of the Environment and Sustainability Department at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). His role includes ensuring that all investments are consistent with the Environmental and Social Policy and Environmental Procedures of EBRD and he is also responsible for providing strategic direction to EBRD on the implementation of the Bank’s environmental and social mandate and the incorporation of environmental and social aspects in all sector and country policies and strategies. Dr Clark has been managing the Northern Dimension Environmental Partnership (NDEP) since its establishment in 2002. NDEP is a multi-donor fund with pooled resources of over EUR 348 million which are used as grants to support nuclear safety and environmental investments in the north-west of Russia including the Arctic region. Dr Clark is a member of EBRD’s Senior Management Group. In addition, he is a member of the UK Export Guarantee Advisory Council and Trustee of Television for the Environment, a UK registered charity specialising in environmental and social issues.