Chapter 1: Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Rice, Jake Chair - CLA Male Chief Scientist, Retired (Scientist Emeritus) Canada Canada
Zaccagnini, María Elena Chair - CLA Female National Coordinator- Biodiversity and Environmental Management, Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria Argentina Argentina
Rodriguez Osuna, Vanesa Coordinating Lead Author Female Project Director, sequa gGmbH, partner of German Business, Bonn, Germany Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Germany
Bennett, Elena Lead Author Female Associate Professor, McGill University Future Earth United States of America
Buddo, Dayne Lead Author Male CEO and Marine Research Director, Alligator Head Foundation The University of the West Indies Jamaica
Garbach, Kelly Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Loyola University Chicago United States of America United States of America
Vogt, Nathan Lead Author Male Co-PI Research Project in Amazon Delta, Universidade do Vale do Paraiba Indiana University United States of America
Balvanera , Patricia Review editor Female Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas y Sustentabilidad (IIES), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico Mexico
Dirzo, Rodolfo Review editor Male Professor, Stanford University - Woods Institute for the Environment Mexico Mexico United States of America

Chapter 2: Nature’s contributions to people and quality of life

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Seixas, Cristiana Simao Chair - CLA Female Senior Researcher, State University of Campinas Brazil Brazil
Fennessy, Maria Coordinating Lead Author Female Jordan Professor of Biology and Environmental Studies, Kenyon College Ramsar Convention Secretariat United States of America
Herrera-Fernández, Bernal Coordinating Lead Author Male Technical Deputy Director, Foundation for the Development of the Central Volcanic Mountain Range (Fundecor) Costa Rica Costa Rica
Barbosa, Olga Lead Author Female Professor, Universidad Austral de Chile, Instituto de Ciencias Ambientales y Evolutivas Chile Chile
Cole, Richard Lead Author Male Ecologist/Environmental Planner, US Army Corps of Engineers Ramsar Convention Secretariat United States of America
Juman, Rahanna Lead Author Female Deputy Director , Institute of Marine Affairs Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Lopez-Hoffman, Laura Lead Author Female Associate Professor, University of Arizona United States of America United States of America
Moraes, Mónica Lead Author Female Researcher and professor, Universidad Mayor de San Andrés Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Overbeck, Gerhard Lead Author Male Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SUl Brazil Germany
Townsend, Wendy Rae Lead Author Female Expert in Interscientific Dialogue, Independent Consultant Bolivia (Plurinational State of) United States of America
Parlee, Brenda Review editor Female Associate Professor, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta Canada Canada

Chapter 3: Status, trends and future dynamics of biodiversity and ecosystems underpinning nature’s contributions to people

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Cavender Bares, Jeannine Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, University of Minnesota United States of America United States of America
De Arroyo, Mary T. Kalin Coordinating Lead Author Female Full Professor of Biology, Universidad de Chile Chile New Zealand
Abell, Robin Lead Author Female Freshwater Lead, Conservation International United States of America
ACKERLY, DAVID Lead Author Male Professor, Univ California Berkeley United States of America United States of America
Ackerman, Daniel Lead Author Male , United States of America United States of America
Arim, Matías Lead Author Male Professor, Universidad de la Republica Uruguay Uruguay
Castañeda Moya, Francisco Javier Lead Author Male Director, Center for Conservation Studies Guatemala Guatemala
Dee, Laura Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, University of Minnesota- Twin Cities United States of America United States of America
Estrada Carmona, Natalia Lead Author Female Postdoctoral fellow, Bioveristy International Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Colombia
Gobin, Judith Lead Author Female Lecturer marine ecologist, University of the West indies Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Isbell, Forest Lead Author Male Associate Director of Cedar Creek Ecosystem Science Reserve and Assistant Professor in the Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Behavior, University of Minnesota United States of America United States of America
Köhler, Gunther Lead Author Male Researcher, Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Germany Germany
Koops, Marten Lead Author Male Research Scientist, Fisheries and Oceans Canada Canada Canada
Kraft, Nathan Lead Author Male , University of California United States of America
Macfarlane, Nicholas Lead Author Male , Canada Canada
Mora, Arturo Lead Author Male , Ecuador Ecuador
Oatham, Michael Lead Author Male Lecturer, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Paglia, Adriano Lead Author Male Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais Brazil Brazil
Peri, Pablo Luis Lead Author Male Head Researcher-Director, National Universty of Southern Patagonia (UNPA)-INTA-CONICET Argentina Argentina
Piñeiro, Gervasio Lead Author Male Adjunct Professor, Facultad de Agronomia Univerisidad de Buenos Aires Uruguay Uruguay
Randall, Robert Lead Author Male , Fisheries and oceans Canada Canada Canada
Weis, Judith Lead Author Female Professor Emerita, Rutgers University United States of America United States of America
Belnap, Jayne Liaison expert Female Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center United States of America United States of America
Martínez-Garza, Cristina Liaison expert Female Full Professor, UNIVERSIDAD AUTONOMA DEL ESTADO DE MORELOS Mexico Mexico
Metzger, Jean Paul Liaison expert Male Full Professor , University of São Paulo Brazil Brazil France
Cerezo, Alexis Review editor Male , Aves Argentinas-Asociación Ornitológica del Plata. Guatemala

Chapter 4: Direct and indirect drivers of change in biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Bustamante, Mercedes Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, University of Brasília Brazil Brazil
Helmer, Eileen Coordinating Lead Author Female Research Ecologist, USDA Forest Service International Institute of Tropical Forestry United States of America United States of America
Schill, Steven Coordinating Lead Author Male Lead Scientist, Caribbean, The Nature Conservancy The Nature Conservancy United States of America
Belnap, Jayne Lead Author Female Research Ecologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Southwest Biological Science Center United States of America
Brown, Laura Lead Author Female Associate Professor, University of Manitoba Canada Canada
Brugnoli, Ernesto Lead Author Male Profesor Assistant, Faculty of Sciences- Universidad de la República Uruguay Uruguay
Compton, Jana Lead Author Female Ecologist, US EPA United States of America United States of America
Coupe, Richard Lead Author Male , U.S.Geological Survey (retired) United States of America United States of America
Hernández Blanco, Marcello Lead Author Male Biodiversity and Climate Change Consultant, Independent Costa Rica Costa Rica
Lockwood, Julie Lead Author Female Professor, Rutgers University United States of America United States of America
Lozoya Azcárate, Juan Pablo Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, University of the Republic Uruguay Uruguay Spain
McGuire, A. Lead Author Male , United States of America United States of America
Pauchard, Anibal Lead Author Male Professor, University of Concepción Chile Chile
Pichs Madruga, Ramon De La Concepcion Lead Author Male Director, Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Cuba
Rodrigues, Ricardo Ribeiro Lead Author Male Professor, Agriculture School-ESALQ - University of Sao Paulo Brazil Brazil
Sanchez Azofeifa, Gerardo Arturo Lead Author Male , Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Costa Rica
Soutullo, Álvaro Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, Centro Universitario de la Región Este - Universidad de la República Uruguay Uruguay
Suarez Rodriguez, Avelino Lead Author Male Researcher, Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM), CUBA Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) Cuba Cuba
Troutt, Elizabeth Lead Author Female , Canada Canada United States of America
Laterra, Pedro Review editor Male Independent researcher, National Scientific and Technical Research Council Argentina Argentina

Chapter 5: Current and future interactions between nature and society

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Garcia Marquez, Jaime Ricardo Coordinating Lead Author Male Postdoctoral Researcher, Humboldt University Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Colombia
Klatt, Brian Coordinating Lead Author Male Director, Michigan Natural Features Inventory, Michigan State University Ecological Society of America United States of America
Ometto, Jean Pierre Coordinating Lead Author Male Head of the Earth System Science Center, CCST-INPE, National Institute for Space Research Brazil Brazil
Acebey Quiroga, Sandra Verónica Lead Author Female Responsable del Área Social y de Relacionamiento Comunitario , YPFB Petroandina S.A.M. Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Agard, John Lead Author Male Professor of Tropical Island Ecology, University of the West Indies Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Baptiste, Maria Lead Author Female Associate researcher, The Alexander von Humboldt National Institute of Research on Biodiversity Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Colombia
Blanco, Mariela Veronica Lead Author Female Investigadora Adjunta, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Tecnológicas (CONICET) Argentina Argentina
GADDA, TATIANA MARIA Lead Author Female Professor, Federal University of Technology – Paraná Brazil Brazil
Guezala Villavicencio, Maria Claudia Lead Author Female , Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Peru
Mastrangelo, Matías Enrique Lead Author Male Associate researcher, National Research and Technology Council of Argentina (CONICET), Universidad de Mar del Plata Argentina Argentina
Pengue, Walter Alberto Lead Author Male Director Of Ecology Deparment, Universidad Nacional de General Sarmiento Argentina Argentina
Wilson, Sara Lead Author Female , Canada Canada
Acebey Quiroga, Sandra Verónica Liaison expert Female Responsable del Área Social y de Relacionamiento Comunitario , YPFB Petroandina S.A.M. Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Bolivia (Plurinational State of)
Ramirez Hernandez, Wilson Liaison expert Male Senior Researcher, Alexander von Humboldt Institute Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Colombia
Carnaval, Ana Review editor Female , City University of New York
Kareiva, Peter Review editor Male Professor, UCLA United States of America United States of America

Chapter 6: Options for governance and decision-making across scales and sectors

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Diaz-de-Leon, Antonio Coordinating Lead Author Male President, Innovative Cutting Edge Solutions (ICES) Mexico Mexico
Garcia, Keisha Coordinating Lead Author Female Project Manager - Human Rights Capacity Building Project, Faculty of Law, The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Scarano, Fabio Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazil
Diaz Morejón, Cristóbal Félix Lead Author Male senior environmental specialist, Environmental Directorate, Ministry of Science, Technology and the Environment Cuba Cuba
Perez Maqueo, Octavio Lead Author Male Researcher, Instituto de Ecologia A.C Mexico Mexico
Queiroz, Helder Lima Lead Author Male Researcher, Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá - IDSM-OS/MCTI Brazil Brazil
Rodriguez Osuna, Vanesa Lead Author Female Project Director, sequa gGmbH, partner of German Business, Bonn, Germany Bolivia (Plurinational State of) Germany
Rosales Benites De Franco, Marina Lead Author Female Professor and Researcher, Federico Villarreal University/Agraria La Molina National University Peru Peru
Salabarria Fernandez, Dalia Maria Lead Author Female , National Center for Protected Areas Cuba Cuba
Silvestri, Luciana Lead Author Female Researcher , National Council of Scientific and Technical Research Argentina Argentina Italy
Zanetti, Ederson Augusto Lead Author Male Technical Advisor, UNDP Global Conservation Standard Brazil
Gustavo, Fonseca Review editor Male , Global Environment Facility Brazil Bulgaria
Nahuelhual, Laura Review editor Female Professor, Institute of Agricultural Economy of the Austral, University of Chile Chile Chile

MEP/Bureau

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Barral, María Paula Fellow Female Research, INTA Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria (INTA) Argentina Spain

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Bedoya Gaitán, Mauricio Technical Support Unit head Male TSU Americas Coordinator, Alexander von Humboldt Institute Colombia
Aranguren Zaldúa, Sergio Andrés Technical Support Unit Male Senior profesional of TSU, Alexander von Humboldt Institute Colombia
Valderrama Rincón, Natalia María Technical Support Unit Female Technical and Scientific Advisor, Alexander von Humboldt Institute Colombia

Other

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Diaz-Jose, Julio Fellow Male Researcher, Tecnológico Nacional de México- Campus Zongolica/Universidad Veracruzana INSTITUTO TECNOLÓGICO SUPERIOR DE ZONGOLICA Mexico
Jaffe Ribbi, Rodolfo Fellow Male Researcher, Vale Institute of Technology - Sustainable Development University of São Paulo Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Sampaio Farinaci, Juliana Fellow Female , Earth System Science Center; Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (CCST/INPE) Earth System Science Center/ Brazilian National Institute for Space Research (CST/INPE) Brazil
Thompson, Laura Fellow Female , U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center United States of America
Valle, Mireia Fellow Female , ULEAM Universidad Laica Eloy Alfaro de Manabí Spain