Director, Communications, Government Relations & Sustainability, IP Europe, Middle East & Africa
David Higgins has been director, communications and government relations for International Paper Europe, Middle East & Africa since October 2007. He assumed responsibility for sustainability in the region in August 2009. In that position, he has responsibility for all aspects of internal and external communications in the region, as well as government affairs in the EU member states.
Prior to joining International Paper, Higgins held a variety of roles in marketing, communications and public relations at Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the European Commission.
Higgins holds a bachelor's degree from University College Dublin, Ireland and a master’s degree in marketing from Strathclyde University in Glasgow, Scotland.