Ana Isabel Gonzalez-MartinezHead of the Invasive species program
CONABIO National Commissio for the knowledge and use of biodiversity
I an a biologist with a Master´s Degree in Conservation Biology at the Durrell Institute for Conservation and Ecology in Canterbury, Kent, UK. I also studied a PhD in conservation biology at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, UK. I have been working as head of the Invasiver Species Program at the National Commission for Knowledge and Use of Biodiversity (CONABIO) since 2007. Some of my activities, and my team´s, include the development of the National Invasive Species Information System (NISIS), we also oversee the development of research projects and provide technical information for decision making. From 20017 to 2010 I worked on the development and coordination of Mexico´s National Invasive Species Strategy, which CONABIO is also working on implementing as an information provider. I participate in several fora at the National and international levels. I was the Chair of NAPPO´s Invasive species panel from 2010-2012 and also the chair of the North American Invasive Species Network (NAISN) from 2012 to 2014.
Invasive Alien Species assessment-Lead Author