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Michael Lesnick

Co-Founder and Senior Fellow, Meridian Institute

Michael Lesnick is Co-Founder and Senior Fellow of Meridian Institute. For nearly four decades he has worked with decision makers and stakeholders from government, corporations, civil society, investors, international organizations, and scientific bodies to bring practical solutions to controversial and complex problems such as: the clean-up of chemical and nuclear weapons sites; disaster planning, response and recovery; sustainable forestry and agriculture; biotechnology and nanotechnology; ecosystem management; technology visioning; intellectual property rights; corporate governance and sustainability. He works at the site-specific, national, and international levels on strategy development; negotiations, dialogues, advisory committees, blended capital investments, structured partnerships; and complex problem-solving processes.