Current MEP Members

African States
Country Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Central African Republic
Jean Bruno Mikisa
Deputy Director General
National School for
Water and Forest
photo Mikissa
Moustafa Mokhtar Ali Fouda
Advisor on Biodiversity, Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency, Egypt
Dr Foudas picture
Sebsebe Demissew
Professor of Botany, Faculty of Life Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Sebsebe Photo
Callistus Akosim
Lecturer, Department of Forestry and Wildlife Management, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, Adamawa State, Nigeria
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Rodger Lewis Mpande
Post Graduate on Policy and Practice on Biodiversity, United Nations University  Institute of Advance Studies, Japan
Mpande CV

Asia-Pacific States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Fiji Randolph R. Thaman
Professor, School of Geography, Earth Science and Environment (SGESE), Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment, University of the South Pacific, Fiji
India Vinod Mathur
Director, Wildlife Institute of India
Japan Yoshihisa Shirayama
Executive Director of Research, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Saudi Arabia Yousef Saleh Al-Hafedh
Research Professor, Center of Excellence for Wildlife Research,
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology, Saudi Arabia
Thailand Utis Kutintara
Associate Professor, Department of Forestry Biology, Faculty of Forestry, Kasetsart University

Eastern European States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Georgia Tamar Pataridze
Deputy Head, Agency of Protected Areas,
Ministry of Environment Protection, Georgia
photo georgian MEP candidate
Hungary András BÁLDI
Director, MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Hungary
Hungary György PATAKI
Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Economics and Technology, Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
HUNGARY Pataki Gyorgy photo
Turkey Gunay Erpul
Professor, Ankara Universioty Department of Soil Science
Turkey Nigmet Uzal
Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Engineering
Abdullah Gul University

Latin American and Caribbean States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Argentina Dr. Sandra Myrna Díaz
Professor of Community and Ecosystems Ecology, Department of Biological Diversity and Ecology, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina, and Director of Núcleo Diversus on Biodiversity and Sustainability
Brazil Carlos Alfredo Joly
Professor, Plant Ecology, Biology Institute of the State University of Campinas/UNICAMP, Brazil
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Guatemala Edgar Selvin Pérez
Director, Technical Biodiversity Office (OTECBIO), National Council for Protected Areas, Guatemala
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Mexico Julia Carabias Lillo
Member of the Faculty of Sciences at the National Autonomous University if Mexico, Mexico
President of CEIBA
Trinidad and Tobago Floyd M. Homer
Biodiversity Specialist
Multilateral Environmental Agreements Unit
Environmental Policy and Planning Division
Ministry of Environment and Water Resources, Trinidad and Tobago
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Western Europe and Other States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Australia Mark Lonsdale
Biodiversity Portfolio Director, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia
Denmark Eva Roth
Associate Professor and Head, Department of Environmental and Business Economics, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
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France Paul Leadley
Professor and Director, Ecology, Systematics and Evolution Laboratory, University of Paris-Sud, France
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New Zealand Philip Lyver
Ecologist, Landcare Research, New Zealand
United States of America Ann M. Bartuska
Deputy Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics, US Department of Agriculture, United States of America
bartuska ann