David Sandalow

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David Sandalow, a member of the Board of Directors at Environment 2004, "is a Guest Scholar at The Brookings Institution, where he writes on conservation and global environment issues. [1]


In September, 2007, the Brookings Institution Press published Sandalow's book, "Freedom from Oil."


"Prior to his appointment at Brookings, Mr. Sandalow was Executive Vice President at World Wildlife Fund, where he helped manage World Wildlife Fund's conservation, advocacy and research programs around the world. [2]

"During the Clinton administration, Mr. Sandalow served as Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans, Environment and Science and served jointly as Senior Director for Environmental Affairs, National Security Council and Associate Director for the Global Environment, White House Council on Environmental Quality. In these positions, areas of emphasis included global warming, marine conservation, biotechnology, environmental standards of export credit agencies, and environmental events in connection with the President's foreign travel (including Africa, China, India and Latin America). [3]

"Prior to his work at the White House, Mr. Sandalow was with the Office of General Counsel at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Before working at EPA, Mr. Sandalow was in the private practice of law. Mr. Sandalow has been a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) Standing Committee on Environmental Law, and co-chair of the ABA's Annual Conference on Environmental Law, a member of the Sustainable Development Roundtable at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and a Stimson Fellow at Yale University. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School (JD 1982) and Yale College (BA Philosophy 1978)." [4]