Diana Pound is the founder and managing director of Dialogue Matters, which has designed and facilitated over 120 Stakeholder Dialogue processes in environmental management cases. Her work includes integrated management of land, sea, and rivers; species conservation; global climate research priorities; global water futures; energy futures, food security; and regional sea governance. She has trained 2500 people; conducted research; advised organizations, governments, and international bodies; and worked in 28 countries in UK, Europe, Africa, Central Asia, Middle East, India, Caribbean, and South America. Dialogue Matters won Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management’s prestigious Tony Bradshaw Award for “outstanding best practice” and their inaugural “2030 Award for Impact.” She was awarded the IUCN Commission on Education and Communication (CEC) Award for Excellence in West Europe in 2019. She holds an MSc in landscape ecology, design, and maintenance from the University of London.