Please note: The allocation of experts to chapters may be subject to change.

Additional experts may be selected in line with the procedure for filling gaps in expertise set out in annex I to decision IPBES-4/3.

MEP/Bureau 

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Hernandez Salgar, Ana María Bureau task force/expert group member Female Head of International Affairs, Policy and Cooperation Office, Alexander von Humboldt Institute Colombia
Woodmatas, Sebsebe Demissew Bureau task force/expert group member Male Prof. of Plant Systematics and Biodivesrity, Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
Andrade, Germán MEP task force/expert group member Male Professor, Universidad de los Andes Colombia
Saw, Leng Guan MEP task force/expert group member Male Curator, Penang Botanic Gardens Malaysia
Stenseke, Marie MEP task force/expert group member Female Professor in Human Geography, Department of Economy and Society, Gothenburg University Sweden
TALEB, Mohammed Sghir MEP task force/expert group member Male Research Professor, Institut Scientifique, Université Mohammed 5 de Rabat Morocco
Wu, Ning MEP task force/expert group member Male Director General, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences China

Chapter 1. Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Donaldson, John Chair Male , South African National Biodiversity Institute SANBI South Africa
Emery, Marla Chair Female Research Geographer, USDA Forest Service United States of America United States of America
Fromentin, Jean-Marc Chair Male Researcher, Ifremer France France
Oishi, Takanori Lead Author Male Lecturer, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies Japan Japan
Parma, Ana Lead Author Female Principal Researcher, Argentine Council for Scientific and Technological Research Argentina Argentina
St Martin, Kevin Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Rutgers University United States of America United States of America
Sonnewend Brondizio, Eduardo Review editor Male Professor, Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Brazil Brazil
Stokland, Håkon B. Fellow Male , Norway Norway

Chapter 2. Conceptualizing the sustainable use of wild species

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Gandiwa, Edson Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor and Dean, Chinhoyi University of Technology, Zimbabwe Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Rice, Jake Coordinating Lead Author Male Chief Scientist, Retired (Scientist Emeritus) Cabo Verde Canada
Ticktin, Tamara Coordinating Lead Author , United States of America
Akachuku, Caroline Lead Author Female Professor , The Council , Michael Okapra University of Agriculture Umudike Nigeria Nigeria
Díaz-Reviriego, Isabel Lead Author Female Posdoctoral researcher, Leuphana University of Lüneburg Spain Spain
Furukawa, Takuya Lead Author Male Senior Researcher, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Japan Japan Japan
Margaryan, Lusine Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Mid Sweden University Armenia Armenia
Sathyapalan, Jyothis Lead Author Male Professor, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj - NIRD India India India
Seixas, Cristiana Simao Review editor Female Senior Researcher, State University of Campinas Brazil Brazil
Lavadinović, Vukan Fellow Male Assistant professor , University of Belgrade - Faculty of Forestry Serbia Serbia

Chapter 3. Status of and trends in the use of wild species and its implications for wild species, the environment and people

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Barron, Elizabeth Coordinating Lead Author Female Associate Professor, The Norwegian University of Science and Technology United States of America United States of America
Chaudhary, Ram Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor Emeritus, Tribhuvan University, Kirtiour, Kathmandu, Nepal Nepal Nepal
Gilman, Eric Lead Author Male , Pelagic Ecosystems Research Group United States of America United States of America
Hilborn, Ray Lead Author Male , University of Washington, School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences United States of America United States of America Canada
Katz, Esther Lead Author Female Senior Scientist, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement France France
Masski, Hicham Lead Author Male researcher, INRH Morocco Morocco
Nayak, Prateep Lead Author Male Associate Professor, University of Waterloo Canada Canada
Queiroz, Helder Lima Lead Author Male Researcher, Instituto de Desenvolvimento Sustentável Mamirauá - IDSM-OS/MCTI Brazilian Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (BPBES) Brazil
Ribeiro, Sonia Maria Lead Author Female Professor, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig Portugal
Sidorovich, Anna Lead Author Female Deputy Director on Science and Innovations, Scientific and Practical Centre for Bioresources of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Scientific and Practical Center for Bioresources of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Belarus
Silvano, Renato Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS) Brazil Brazil Portugal
ZENG, Yan Lead Author Female Assistant director, Endangered Species Scientific Commission, P.R.China China China
Kohsaka, Ryo Review editor Male Professor, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Environmental Studies Japan Japan
Shackleton, Charlie Review editor Male Professor, Rhodes University South Africa
Mesa , Laura Fellow Female Assistant professor, Universidad de los Llanos Colombia Colombia
Mograbi, Penny Fellow Female Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Science, Rhodes University, South Africa South Africa South Africa

Chapter 4. Indirect drivers of the sustainable use of wild species

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Balachander, Ganesan Coordinating Lead Author Male Trustee and Board member of environmental research institutes, Ford Foundation, CGIAR, ATREE India India
Halmy, Marwa Coordinating Lead Author Female Lecturer, Alexandria University Egypt Egypt
Parlee, Brenda Coordinating Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta Canada Canada
Auliya, Mark Lead Author Male Postdoc researcher, Zoological Research Museum Alexander Koenig & Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Germany Germany
Bayarbaatar, Buuveibaatar Lead Author Male Lead for Conservation Science, Wildlife Conservation Society's Mongolia Program Mongolia Mongolia
Biggs, Duan Lead Author Senior Research Fellow, South Africa
Cisneros-Montemayor, Andrés Lead Author Male Program Manager & Research Associate, The University of British Columbia Mexico Mexico
Cormier Salem, Marie Christine Lead Author Female Director of Research, Institute of Research for Development France France
Dasgupta, Rajarshi Lead Author Male Senior Policy Researcher, Institue for Global Environmental Strategies, JAPAN India India
Diniz, Janaina Lead Author Female Associate Lecturer, University of Brasilia Brazil Brazil
Elfaki, Aisha Lead Author Female Researcher wildlife research center, Ministry of Animal Resources ,Animal Resources Research Corpo, Wildlife Research Center Sudan Sudan
Hiwasaki, Lisa Lead Author Female Program Leader, Climate Change, International Development Research Centre (IDRC) Japan Japan
Lee, Tien Ming Lead Author Male Professor, Sun Yat-sen University China Singapore
Lichtenstein, Gabriela Lead Author Female Independent Researcher, National Research Council (CONICET)/IUCN Argentina Argentina Germany
Richter, Andries Lead Author Associate Professor, Wageningen University Netherlands
Shrestha, Uttam Babu Lead Author Male Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia Nepal Nepal
Hernandez, Sara Review editor Female Managing director, Colombia France
Shackleton, Sheona Review editor professor, rhodes university South Africa
Chatakonda, Murali Fellow Male Assistant Professor, Amity University, Noida, India India India
DEVKOTA, Shiva Fellow Male Visiting Scientist, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL Nepal Nepal

Chapter 5. Future scenarios of the sustainable use of wild species

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Fabricius, Christo Coordinating Lead Author Male Global Lead Scientist, WWF World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) South Africa
Chiotha, Sosten Lead Author Male Regional Director, Leadership for Environment and Development(LEAD) Malawi Malawi
Kok, Kasper Lead Author Assistant Professor, Wageningen University Netherlands
Tolvanen, Anne Lead Author Female Professor, Natural Resources Institute Finland Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) Finland
Archer , Emma Review editor Female Ass Prof, University of Pretoria South Africa South Africa Ireland
Minte-Vera, Carolina Review editor Senio Scientist, Inter-American Tropical Tuna Commission Brazil
Borokini, Temitope Fellow Male Principal Research Officer, National Centre for Genetic Resources and Biotechnology, Ibadan, Nigeria Nigeria Nigeria United States of America
Matias, Denise Margaret Fellow Female , Institute for Social-Ecological Research (ISOE) Frankfurt, Germany Philippines Philippines

Chapter 6. Policy options and responses

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Hicks, Christina Coordinating Lead Author Professor of Environmental Social Science, Lancaster University United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Park, Mi Sun Coordinating Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Seoul National University Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Avila Foucat, Sophie Lead Author Female Full time Researcher, Uinversidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico Mexico Mexico
Cooper, Ernest Lead Author Male Owner, E. Cooper Environmental Consulting Canada Canada
Dhyani, Shalini Lead Author Female Scientist, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute India India
GUTIERREZ M, LILIANA Lead Author Female Ocean Conservation and Restoration, and Community Building Specialist, Independent Consultant Mexico Mexico
Mosig Reidl, Paola Lead Author Female Coordinator of International Affairs, CONABIO Mexico Mexico
Raab, Kristina Lead Author Female , Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ)
Wynberg, Rachel Lead Author Female Bioeconomy Research Chair, University of Cape Town South Africa South Africa
Mariño De Posada, Juana Review editor Female Manager, Gestión Urbana y Tecnológica Sas Colombia Colombia
Roe, Dilys Review editor Female Principal researcher, IIED United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Islas, Camila Fellow Female Phd student, University of Campinas Brazil Brazil Uruguay
Skandrani, Zina Fellow Female , France Tunisia Germany

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Danner, Marie-Claire Technical Support Unit Female Science Officer, IPBES TSU Sustainable use France France
Hallosserie, Agnès Technical Support Unit Female Scientific Secretary for International Interfaces, Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité France France
Kieling, Daniel Technical Support Unit Male Programme officer, Fondation for the Research of Biodiversity (FRB - France) France Brazil