Current MEP Members

African States
Country Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Moustafa Mokhtar Ali Fouda*
Advisor on Biodiversity
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency
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Sebsebe Demissew*
Professor of Botany
Faculty of Life Sciences
Addis Ababa University
Sebsebe Photo
Jean Bruno Mikissa*
Deputy Director General
National School for Water and Forest
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Voahangy Raharimalala
Chief of Environmental Information System Unit
Office National pour l’Environnement

Charlotte Karibuhoye
Regional Programme Coordinator for Marine Protected Areas
Fondation Internationale du Banc d’Arguin (FIBA)

Asia-Pacific States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
China Yi Huang 
Centre of Environmental Sciences
Peking University
India Vinod Mathur*
Wildlife Institute of India
Indonesia Rosichon Ubaidillah
Head of Zoology Section
Centre for Biological Research
Indonesian Institute of Sciences
Japan Yoshihisa Shirayama*
Executive Director of Research
Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
Malaysia Leng Guan Saw 
Forest Biodiversity Division
Forest Research Institute of Malaysia

Eastern European States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Belarus Ruslan Novitsky
Head of Ecological Impact of Environmental Transformations, Scientific and Practical Centre for Bioresources
National Academy of Science of Belarus (NASB)

Maja Vasilijević
Chair, Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA)

Georgia Tamar Pataridze*
Head of the Service
Forest Policy Service
Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources Protection of Georgia
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Hungary György Pataki*
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Economics and Technology
Corvinus University of Budapest
HUNGARY Pataki Gyorgy photo
Turkey Günay Erpul*
Department of Soil Science
Ankara University

Latin American and Caribbean States
Name and Affiliation Photo Curriculum
Argentina Sandra Myrna Díaz* 
Professor of Community and Ecosystems Ecology and Director of Núcleo Diversus on Biodiversity and Sustainability
Department of Biological Diversity and Ecology
Universidad Nacional de Córdoba 
Brazil Carlos Alfredo Joly*
Professor, Plant Ecology
Biology Institute of the State
University of Campinas
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Colombia Brigitte Baptiste 
General Director
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Research on Biological Resources
Mexico Rodrigo Medellín 
Department of Biodiversity Ecology
National Autonomous University of Mexico
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
France Paul Leadley*
Professor and Director
Ecology, Systematics and Evolution Laboratory
University of Paris-Sud
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France Marie Roué
Senior Research Director, Laboratory of Eco-anthropology and Ethnobiology, National Museum of Natural History (MNHN)
Spain Unai Pascual
Research Professor
Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science),
Basque Centre for Climate Change, Bilbao
Sweden Marie Stenseke
Professor in Human Geography
Department of Economy and Society
Gothenburg University

* MEP members who were part of the interim MEP 

Interim MEP Members

The list of interim MEP members is available here.