Insight, experience, and deep, diverse networks characterize our governance group. The Board of Trustees plays a fiduciary role, the Board of Advisors and Working Groups provide strategic insights, and the Leadership Council expands our network and extends our influence.

Glenn Sigurdson

Co-Chair of Board of Trustees, RESOLVE

Glenn Sigurdson is the Founder and Principal of CSE Group. He has been delivering leadership, conflict resolution, and executive and management development programs for over twenty-five years. He has a long association with Simon Fraser University as an Adjunct Professor, Associate of the Learning Strategies Group in the Beedie School of Business, and Senior Dialogue Associate of the Morris J. Wosk Center for Dialogue.

Abby Dilley

Vice President of Programs, Senior Mediator, and Co-Chair of Board of Trustees

Abby Dilley is Vice President of Programs and a Senior Mediator at RESOLVE. She has more than twenty-two years of experience in facilitation and mediation of scientifically complex and highly controversial public policy issues in the areas of natural resources, environment, agriculture, biotechnology, and human health.

Stephen D'Esposito

President, CEO, and Board of Trustees

Stephen D’Esposito is the President and CEO of RESOLVE and a Solutions Strategist. Trained as a policy advocate, he helps partners envision, design, and implement innovative solutions to sustainability challenges. Stephen’s work covers all of RESOLVE’s issue areas, with a focus on natural resources, energy, and sustainable development.

Dave Baker

Board of Trustees | Leadership Council

Dave Baker's career has spanned forty years in the mining industry. He retired as Chief Sustainability Officer after thirty-two years with Newmont Mining Corporation. He joined Newmont in 1980 as a geologist; in 1985, he moved to Newmont’s fledgling Environmental Department and became Vice President of Environmental Affairs in 1991. His experience has spanned the globe. Today, Dave consults for companies in the natural resources and energy sectors on sustainability issues and serves on RESOLVE’s Board of Trustees.

Ramanie Kunanayagam

Board of Trustees | Leadership Council

Ramanie Kunanayagam has twenty-five years of experience as a social anthropologist, working on social performance, human rights, and sustainable development issues in over thirty developing and developed countries in the extractive sector. Ramanie was formerly Group Head of Social Performance and Human Rights for BG Group, a position she held for close to ten years with group-wide responsibility for social performance, human rights, and transparency as well as the socioeconomic aspects of sustainable development. She was recently appointed to the World Bank Inspection Panel, an independent complaints mechanism for people and communities who believe that they have been, or are likely to be, adversely affected by a World Bank-funded project.

Jeffrey Wright

Vice Chair Emeritus, Board of Trustees

Jeffrey Wright is a critically acclaimed actor and Tony® Award winner. He is Chairman and co-founder of Taia, LLC, and Taia Peace Foundation and Vice Chairman of Taia Lion Resources, Inc. He has been particularly active with RESOLVE on its development and natural resource work in Africa.

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