David Plumb is a Senior Associate at the Consensus Building Institute. David is a mediator, facilitator, trainer and researcher specializing in consensus building, negotiation, conflict resolution, and designing stakeholder engagement strategies. He plays a leadership role in CBI’s Corporate Stakeholder Engagement practice and has experience managing complex natural resource disputes and public policy issues in the U.S., Africa, Latin America, and Europe.
Prior to joining CBI, David was director of the Sustainable Business Practice at Search for Common Ground, a world leader in conflict resolution. The practice assisted corporations and their stakeholders to find common ground and create sustainable relationships. He was also a financial journalist and correspondent. A bilingual Spanish speaker, David has spent half of the past decade living and working in developing countries.
A Fulbright Scholar, David holds a BA in Politics and Latin American Studies from Princeton University.