Edward Davey is Head of WRI Europe's UK office, where he represents WRI (including its 70 UK-based staff) to the UK government, philanthropies, private sector, NGOs, and WRI's Royal Patron, HM King Charles III. Edward also serves as a Senior Advisor (previously Country Director and Partnerships Director) to the Food and Land Use Coalition, and as an Advisor to the New Economy for the Amazon and Congo Basin. He worked on secondment for the UK Government's Cabinet Office on COP26, including the Glasgow Leaders Declaration on Forests and Land Use, and as an Advisor to the UAE COP28 Presidency on the COP28 Declaration on Sustainable Agriculture, Resilient Food Systems, and Climate Action.

Prior to WRI, Edward worked for The Prince of Wales' International Sustainability Unit as a Senior Programme Manager and speechwriter, and for the Colombian Presidency as a Lead Adviser on Environment. He started his career at Oxfam and the UN Human Development report, and also worked for the AMAR Foundation — a humanitarian organization in the Middle East — and the London-based children's charity, Kids Company.

Edward lives in Lewes in SE England with his wife Davina and young children, Oli and Lara. He is an enthusiastic amateur choral singer, keen football player, and author of the book 'Given Half a Chance: Ten Ways to Save the World'.