For just the third time in its history, World Monuments Fund has a new leader. Joshua David, Co-Founder and former President of New York’s Friends of the High Line, will succeed retiring WMF President Bonnie Burnham on November 2, 2015. Celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2015, WMF is dedicated to protecting and conserving important architectural and cultural sites around the world against urgent natural and manmade threats. The organization works to make historic sites accessible and sustainable while educating the public on the importance of preserving these treasured places. Founded in response to the engineering challenges faced by the Leaning Tower of Pisa a half-century ago and extended to projects in over 100 countries, WMF is internationally acclaimed for its technical expertise, rapid response during emergency, and ability to collaborate

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