Janet R Strachan is an adviser at the Commonwealth Secretariat on sustainable development policy and negotiation. She has 20 years experience working with over 45 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Pacific, and the Mediterranean. Georgina Ayre is an environmental sustainability policy advisor with experience in multi-stakeholder dialogues. She recently joined the UK Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, and is predominantly working with the United Nations system. Jan McHarry is an independent consultant on sustainable development, local sustainability, waste and recycling issues. Rosalie Call way is an international policy officer at the Local Government International Bureau. Her work focuses on sustainable development and governance issues.
- 'The guide will be widely used in the Commonwealth and beyond to promote understanding and engagement in the WSSD process at all levels' - From the Foreword by Don McKinnon, Commonwealth Secretary General