Bard has over 21 years of work experience. Prior to joining the IPCC WGII TSU, he worked as a Deputy Director/Operations Supervisor at NATO/KFOR. He has also worked in World Bank Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Project for several years.
Bard is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP Certified) and has an extensive experience in Project Management. He is a PhD Candidate and is finalising his PhD thesis on Ecodistricts and Sustainable Cities.
Holds membership of a numerous professional organisations, such as PMI (Project Management Institute), ISSP and AIA, and held executive and board positions for a number of years (Section Director, Vice-President and AIACE President of the Board). Participated in many international conferences, as speaker, organising committee member and peer reviewer.