Marc Attallah is an interdisciplinary professional, with a passion for research and evidence-based policy. Marc is driven by his conviction for intersectional environmentalism and global equity and wellbeing. As a consultant at IFCL, Marc project manages and conducts research for our firm and clients.
Serviced the Fourteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 14) in Egypt as part of the Secretariat team, supporting the Biodiversity Science, Policy and Governance Unit.
Launched and serviced a massive open online course on Peace Parks, hosted on UNDP’s Learning for Nature platform.
Co-authored a BBC News Online article on access to drinking water in Canadian First Nations communities.
Prior to joining the company, Marc worked for over two years the United Nations Environment Programme’s Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity managing an environmental diplomacy initiative – conducting research on transboundary protected areas and conflict resolution, managing the donor relationship, and promoting transboundary conservations. Marc’s international professional experiences honed his communication and interpersonal skills, his cultural fluency gives him the ability to comfortably operate in diverse contexts.
Marc has lived in Egypt, Denmark, the UK, France, and Canada. He speaks English, French, and Arabic. During his free time, Marc enjoys cooking with his friends and family and travelling to new cities.
Marc holds a Master’s in Public Policy and Global Affairs from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of Manchester.