Arthur Dahl "brings to the governing board more than 40 years international experience in environment and sustainability. He holds a PhD in Marine Biology from the University of California.
"His career as a research scientist on complex ecological systems and organizing intergovernmental programmes on environment in various parts of the world led to responsibilities in the secretariat for the Rio Earth Summit (1992) drafting Agenda 21, as Coordinator of the UN System-wide Earthwatch, and as a Deputy Assistant Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme. He is presently President of the International Environment Forum (a partner organization for EBBF), and on the Board of Directors of the Global Islands Network. He is a leading expert on indicators of sustainability, islands and coral reefs, and has collaborated on projects with the World Economic Forum and other international organizations, and is the author of many publications and books including "The Eco Principle: Ecology and Economics in Symbiosis". He is presently coordinator of the UNEP/University of Geneva Environmental Diplomacy Programme and also teaches and lectures widely on sustainable development." 
- Director, European Baha'i Business Forum
- Advisory Board, Global Environmental Governance Project