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Experts

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Prof. Sandra Diaz Chair Future Earth Female Argentina
Italy
Prof. Josef Settele Chair Germany Male Germany
Mr. Eduardo Sonnewend Brondizio Chair Brazil Male Brazil

Chapter 1: introduction and setting the stage.

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Prof. Sandra Diaz Coordinating Lead Author Future Earth Female Argentina
Italy
Prof. Josef Settele Coordinating Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Mr. Eduardo Sonnewend Brondizio Coordinating Lead Author Brazil Male Brazil
Ms. Xuemei Bai Lead Author Australia Female Australia
Arne Geschke Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Prof. Unai Pascual Lead Author Male Spain
Alan Simcock Lead Author Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chapter 2. Status and trends of Status and Trends – Drivers of Change, Nature and Nature’s Contributions to People

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Ms. Patricia Balvanera Coordinating Lead Author Mexico Female Mexico
Ms. Kate Brauman Coordinating Lead Author Institute on the Environment Female United States of America
Mr. Lucas Alejandro Garibaldi Coordinating Lead Author Argentina Male Argentina
Kazuhito Ichii Coordinating Lead Author Male Japan
Mr. Zsolt Molnár Coordinating Lead Author Hungary Male Hungary
Mr. David Obura Coordinating Lead Author Kenya Male Kenya
Mr. Alexander Pfaff Talikoff Coordinating Lead Author United States of America Male United States of America
Mr. Steve Polasky Coordinating Lead Author Male United States of America
Mr. Andrew Purvis Coordinating Lead Author United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Katherine Willis Coordinating Lead Author Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Cynthia Zayas Coordinating Lead Author Ugnayang Pang-AghamTao, Inc. (Anthropological Association of the Philippines) Female Philippines
Ms. Yildiz Aumeeruddy Thomas Lead Author Mauritius Female Mauritius
Mr. Nakul Chettri Lead Author International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) Male India
Mr. Fabrice Declerck Lead Author Belgium Male Belgium
Mr. Ehsan Dulloo Lead Author Mauritius Male Mauritius
Mr. Bardukh Gabrielyan Lead Author National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia Male Armenia
Mr. Eduardo Garcia Frapolli Lead Author Male Mexico
Mr. Julian Gutt Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Mr. Andrew Hendry Lead Author Male United States of America
Mr. Syed Ainul Hussain Lead Author India Male India
Ms. Ute Jacob Lead Author Germany Female Germany
Mr. Emre Keskin Lead Author Turkey Male Turkey
Mr. Matías Enrique Mastrangelo Lead Author Male Argentina
Ms. Leticia Merino Lead Author Female Mexico
Mr. Peter Akong Minang Lead Author Cameroon Male Kenya
Ms. Nidhi Nagabhatla Lead Author United Nations University Female India
Dr. Aidin Niamir Lead Author Germany Male Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Prof. Nsalambi Nkongolo Lead Author Male Democratic Republic of the Congo
United States of America
Mr. Bayram Öztürk Lead Author Turkey Male Turkey
Hannes Palang Lead Author Estonia Male Estonia
Mr. Pedro Henrique Santin Brancalion Lead Author Male Brazil
Dr. Lynne Shannon Lead Author South Africa Female South Africa
Ms. Madhu Verma Lead Author India Female India
Mr. Andres Viña Lead Author Male Colombia
Dr. Hazel Arceo Review editor Female Philippines
Prof. Stanley Asah Review editor Cameroon Male United States of America
Cameroon
Dr. Rodolfo Dirzo Review editor Male Mexico
United States of America
Prof. Eric Lambin Review editor Male Belgium
Prof. Jayalaxshmi Mistry Review editor Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Prof. Sebsebe Demissew Woodmatas Review editor Male Ethiopia
Mr. Pedro Jaureguiberry Fellow Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Male Argentina
Dr. Rashad Salimov Fellow Male Azerbaijan
Dr. Uttam Babu Shrestha Fellow Global Young Academy Male Nepal
Ms. Anna Sidorovich Fellow The Scientific and Practical Centre for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Female Belarus

Chapter 3: progress towards meeting major international objectives related to biodiversity and ecosystem services

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Mr. Stuart Butchart Coordinating Lead Author United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Suneetha Mazhenchery Subramanian Coordinating Lead Author United Nations University Female India
Ms. Patricia Miloslavich de Klein Coordinating Lead Author Female Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Prof. Belinda Reyers Coordinating Lead Author South Africa Female South Africa
Ms. Cristina Adams Lead Author Female Brazil
Ms. Elena Bennett Lead Author United States of America Female United States of America
Mr. Bálint Czúcz Lead Author Hungary Male Hungary
Mr. Leonardo Galetto Lead Author Argentina Male Argentina
Dr. Kathleen Galvin Lead Author United States of America Female United States of America
Ms. Leah Gerber Lead Author Ecoservices Group, Arizona State University Female United States of America
Dr. Tamrat Gode Lead Author Ethiopia Male Ethiopia
Mr. Walter Jetz Lead Author Future Earth Male Germany
Mr. Ishmael Bobby Mphangwe Kosamu Lead Author Malawi Male Malawi
Ms. Maria Gabriela Palomo Lead Author Argentina Female Argentina
Mr. Mostafa Panahi Lead Author ECO-IEST Male Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Prof. Victoria Reyes García Lead Author Spain Female Spain
Ms. Elizabeth Selig Lead Author Norway Female United States of America
Mr. Gopal Shankar Singh Lead Author Male India
Mr. David Tarkhnishvili Lead Author Male Georgia
Mr. Haigen Xu Lead Author China Male China
Dr. Fikret Berkes Review editor Male Canada
Turkey
Dr. Thomas Brooks Review editor United States of America Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Abigail Julia Lynch Fellow United States of America Female United States of America
Ms. Tuyeni Heita Mwampamba Fellow United Republic of Tanzania Female Mexico
Aibek Samakov Fellow Male Kyrgyzstan

Chapter 4: plausible futures of nature, nature's benefits to people and their contributions to a good quality of life

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Prof. Almut Arneth Coordinating Lead Author Germany Female Germany
Mr. Guy Midgley Coordinating Lead Author South Africa Male South Africa
Dr. Rinku Roy Chowdhury Coordinating Lead Author Female United States of America
Ms. Yunne Jai Shin Coordinating Lead Author France Female France
Yaw Agyeman Boafo Lead Author Male Ghana
Ms. Elena Bukvareva Lead Author Female Russian Federation
Prof. Andreas Heinimann Lead Author Switzerland Male Switzerland
Ms. Andra Ioana Horcea Milcu Lead Author Female Romania
Prof. Pavel Kindlmann Lead Author Czechia Male Czechia
Dr. Melanie Kolb Lead Author Mexico Mexico
Ms. Zdenka Krenova Lead Author Female Czechia
Mr. Paul Leadley Lead Author Male France
Mr. Thierry Oberdorff Lead Author Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) Male France
Dr. Philip Molo Osano Lead Author Stockholm Environment Institute Male Kenya
Mr. Ramon De La Concepcion Pichs Madruga Lead Author Asociacion Nacional de Economistas y Contadores de Cuba (ANEC) Male Cuba
Dr. Carlo Rondinini Lead Author International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Male Italy
Dr. Osamu Saito Lead Author Japan Male Japan
Dr. Jyothis Sathyapalan Lead Author India Male India
India
Mr. Tianxiang Yue Lead Author China Male China
Prof. Milan Chytrý Review editor Male Czechia
Dr. Md Zeenatul Basher Fellow Michigan State University Male Bangladesh
Mr. Ignacio Palomo Fellow Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) Male Spain
Mr. Patricio Pliscoff Fellow Chile Male Chile

Chapter 5: scenarios and pathways towards a sustainable future

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Prof. John Agard Coordinating Lead Author Trinidad and Tobago Male Trinidad and Tobago
Mr. Kai Chan Coordinating Lead Author Canada Male Canada
Dr. Jianguo Liu Coordinating Lead Author United States of America Male China
Dr. Dolors Armenteras Pascual Lead Author Universidad Nacional de Colombia Female Colombia
Spain
Dr. Agni Boedhihartono Lead Author Female Indonesia
Dr. Wai Lung (William) Cheung Lead Author Future Earth Male Canada
China
Dr. Ana Paula Dutra De Aguiar Lead Author Female Brazil
Dr. Shizuka Hashimoto Lead Author Japan Male Japan
Ms. Gladys Cecilia Hernández Pedraza Lead Author Female Cuba
Mr. Thomas Hickler Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Mr. Jens Jetzkowitz Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Mr. Marcel Kok Lead Author Netherlands Male Netherlands
Mr. Michael Alan Murray Hudson Lead Author University of Botswana Male Botswana
Dr. Patrick Ofarrell Lead Author South Africa Male South Africa
Theresa Satterfield Lead Author Canada Female Canada
Dr. Ali Saysel Lead Author Turkey Male Turkey
Mr. Ralf Seppelt Lead Author Germany Male Germany
Mr. Bernardo Strassburg Lead Author Male Brazil
Mr. Dayuan Xue Lead Author China Male China
Prof. Karen Esler Review editor Female South Africa
Ms. Lenke Balint Fellow Birdlife International Female Romania
Hungary
Dr. Assem Mohamed Fellow Male Egypt
Dr. Odirilwe Selomane Fellow Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa Male South Africa

Chapter 6: opportunities and challenges for decision makers

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Prof. Jona Razzaque Coordinating Lead Author Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ms. Ingrid Visseren Hamakers Coordinating Lead Author United States of America Female Netherlands
Dr. Ambika Gautam Lead Author Male Nepal
Dr. Mine Islar Lead Author Turkey Female Turkey
Sweden
Dr. Md Saiful Karim Lead Author Australia Male Australia
Bangladesh
Ms. Eszter Kelemen Lead Author Hungary Female Hungary
Prof. Jinlong Liu Lead Author China Male China
Dr. Gabriel Lui Lead Author Male Brazil
Ms. Pamela Mcelwee Lead Author United States of America Female United States of America
Mr. Abrar Juhar Mohammed Lead Author Addis Ababa University Male Ethiopia
Mr. Eric Dada Mungatana Lead Author Male Kenya
Mr. Roldan Muradian Lead Author Male Netherlands
Ms. Graciela Rusch Lead Author Noregian institute for nature research Female Argentina
Ms. Esther Turnhout Lead Author Netherlands Female Netherlands
Dr. Meryl Williams Lead Author Female Australia
Ms. Julia Carabias Lillo Review editor Female Mexico
Mr. Jan Plesník Review editor Czechia Male Czechia
Ms. Ivis Julieta Chan Fellow Female Belize
Dr. Álvaro Fernández Llamazares Fellow University of Helsinki Male Spain
Dr. Michelle Lim Fellow International Social Science Council (ISSC) Female Australia

MEP/Bureau

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Mr. Ivar Andreas Baste Bureau task force/expert group member Male Norway
Ms. Ana Hernandez Salgar Bureau task force/expert group member Female Colombia
Mr. Asghar Mohammadi Fazel Bureau task force/expert group member Male Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Mr. Robert Watson Bureau task force/expert group member Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Dr. Luthando Dziba MEP task force/expert group member Male South Africa
Dr. Markus Fischer MEP task force/expert group member Male Switzerland
Ms. Yi Huang MEP task force/expert group member China Female China
Dr. Madhav Karki MEP task force/expert group member Male Nepal
Ms. Isabel Sousa Pinto MEP task force/expert group member Female Portugal
Ms. Katalin Török MEP task force/expert group member Female Hungary
Dr. Bibiana Vilá MEP task force/expert group member Female Argentina
Spain

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Ms. Hien Ngo Technical Support Unit head Female Canada
Mr. Maximilien Gueze Technical Support Unit Male France

Other

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Gender Nationality(ies)
Ms. Maria Manuela Carneiro Da Cunha Review editor Female Portugal
Ms. Georgina Mace Review editor Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Esq. Harold Mooney Review editor United States of America Male United States of America
United States of America