James Donovan – Co-founder and CEO of ADEC Innovations

James Donovan is co-founder and CEO of ADEC Innovations, a leading global provider of monitoring and evaluation solutions for sustainability and compliance. Today, ADEC is a global enterprise of over 3,500 professionals, located in 14 countries across six continents. I bring about 30 years of investment finance and banking experience, with special focus on infrastructure procurement, financing and development activities — having been part of the top management of Lehman Brothers in London, Daiwa Securities in Hong Kong, and Asian and Infrastructure Partners in the Philippines. I currently sit on the boards of, and is affiliated with different capacities with, various organizations and coalitions focused on sustainable development. Some of which are as follows: Founder and Chair, Global CEO Alliance, Honorary Consul of the Samoa in the Philippines, Member of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Business Advisory Board, Coordinating Lead Author of the 6th Global Environment Outlook (GEO6) Report, United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), Representative, Business and Industry Major Group, UN Environment Assembly 2019 (UNEA4) of UNEP, American Chambers of Commerce (AMCHAM), British Chamber of Commerce Philippines, and Board Member, Health Information Management Outsourcing Association of the Philippines (HIMAP).