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Wade Davis

BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia

COLOMBIA INVESTMENT SUMMIT 2019 - Wade Davis
  • Wade Davis is a writer, photographer and filmmaker who has worked all around the world: from the Amazon to Tibet, Africa, Australia and the Artic.

  • He holds a degree in anthropology and biology and received his PhD in ethnobotany, all from Harvard University.

  • Currently he is Professor of Anthropology and the BC Leadership Chair in Cultures and Ecosystems at Risk at the University of British Columbia. He was explorer-in-residence at National Geographic from 2000 to 2013.

  • Due his different works, he is recipient of 11 honorary degrees. In 2018 he became an Honorary Citizen of Colombia.