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David Harland

David is a highly regarded leader in the global biodiversity sector.


Prior to working at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, David held several executive roles at the internationally renowned Eden Project, a leading visitor attraction and botanic garden located in Cornwall, in the United Kingdom. He was CEO of the Eden Project during the pandemic 2020-2022 period, overseeing a major reorganisation of the operational, educational and commercial aspects of the business, and as CEO of Eden Project International, and has led Eden’s expansion through multiple projects and iterations across the UK and the world