Mr. David Arkless is our Global Ambassador and previously served as an EFE-Global Board member during its startup years. David is Founder and Chairman of ArkLight Consulting and The Future Work Consortium. David was formerly a Global President at ManpowerGroup, International President of CDI Corporation and European Director at Hewlett-Packard Europe. David has in-depth experience in corporate and international affairs and has advised the governments of China, Mexico, Vietnam, Serbia and Singapore, as well as the US Department of State, the European Union and the cities of Shanghai, Tianjin, Dalian and El Paso/Juarez. David also regularly appears on global media outlets such as Bloomberg, the BBC, CNBC and CNN and has lectured at Georgetown University, Durham University Business School and INSEAD. Voted one of the top 50 CSR influencers in the world, David has received awards from many institutions for his CSR work, including the Vatican. David was president, co-chairman and co-founder of anti-trafficking nonprofits, and serves on the boards of numerous nonprofits. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. David received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Durham where he is now a Professor, and participated in executive programs at INSEAD, IMD and the San Jose College of Business.