Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Chair
Female South Africa
South Africa
Chair
Male Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Bureau expert group member
Male
South Africa
Bureau expert group member
Male
Ghana
MEP expert group member
Male
Egypt
MEP expert group member
Male
Gabon
MEP expert group member
Male
Ethiopia
Fellow
Male Tropical Resource Ecology Programme, University of Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Fellow
Female Faculty of Sciences Semlalia, Caddi Ayyad University
Morocco
Fellow
Male Leibniz University of Hannover
Ghana
Fellow
Female Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana
Botswana
Fellow
Female Environmental Affairs Department
Malawi
Fellow
Female International Institute of Industrial Environmental Economics(IIIEE)
Kenya
Fellow
Female Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa
South Africa
Technical Support Unit
Female
Lesotho
Technical Support Unit
Female
South Africa

Chapter 1: Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Cameroon
Cameroon
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Egypt
Egypt
Coordinating Lead Author
Male France
France
Lead Author
Female Madagascar
Madagascar
Lead Author
Female South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Male Botswana
Botswana
Lead Author
Male SAEON
South Africa
Lead Author
Male Madagascar
United States of America
Lead Author
Male South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Male Democratic Republic of the Congo
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lead Author
Male Cameroon
Cameroon
Lead Author
Female International Council for Science (ICSU)
Nigeria
Review editor
Female United States of America
United States of America
Review editor
Male Cameroon
Cameroon

Chapter 2: Nature’s benefits to people and quality of life

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
France
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Canada
Canada
Lead Author
Female Nigeria
Nigeria
Lead Author
Male Benin
Benin
Lead Author
Female Sweden
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Female Cross River State Forestry Commission Nigeria
Nigeria
Lead Author
Female Germany
Germany
Lead Author
Female Sudan
Sudan
Lead Author
Female South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Female Madagascar
Madagascar
Liaison expert
Male International Social Science Council (ISSC)
Nigeria
Review editor
Male
Germany

Chapter 3: Status, trends and future dynamics of biodiversity and ecosystems underpinning nature’s benefits to people

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Female France
France
Coordinating Lead Author
Female United States of America
United States of America
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Ghana
Ghana
Lead Author
Female Canada
Canada
Lead Author
Female Faculté des Sciences
Morocco
Lead Author
Male France
France
Lead Author
Female South Africa
Cameroon
Lead Author
Female Sudan
Sudan
Lead Author
Male University of Maroua
Cameroon
Lead Author
Female International Council for Science (ICSU)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Male International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
Morocco
Lead Author
Male Algeria
Algeria
Lead Author
Male Madagascar
Madagascar
Lead Author
Male United Republic of Tanzania
United Republic of Tanzania
Lead Author
Male Morocco
Morocco
Review editor
Female United States of America
United States of America

Chapter 4: Direct and indirect drivers of change in the context of different perspectives of quality of life

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Chair
Male South Africa
South Africa
Coordinating Lead Author
Female Kenya
Kenya
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Ecological Society for Eastern Africa (ESEA)
Kenya
Lead Author
Male Zambia
Zambia
Lead Author
Male Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Lead Author
Male South Africa
France
Lead Author
Male Kenya
Kenya
Lead Author
Male Botswana
Botswana
Lead Author
Male International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (IUNCBD)
Kenya
Lead Author
Male Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso
Lead Author
Male France
France
Liaison expert
Male United Republic of Tanzania
United Republic of Tanzania
Liaison expert
Male Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS)
Niger
Liaison expert
Male UNCCD
South Africa
Review editor
Female
Botswana
Review editor
Male South Africa
South Africa

Chapter 5: Integrated and cross-scale analysis of interactions of the natural world and human society

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Female South Africa
South Africa
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Uganda
Uganda
Lead Author
Male Togo
Togo
Lead Author
Female South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Male South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Male National Museums of Kenya (NMK)
Kenya
Lead Author
Male South Africa
Zimbabwe
Lead Author
Male South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Male Egypt
Egypt
Lead Author
Female South Africa
South Africa
Lead Author
Male Cameroon
Cameroon
Lead Author
Male Egypt
Egypt
Lead Author
Male National Museums of Kenya (NMK)
Kenya
Lead Author
Male Belgium
Belgium
Liaison expert
Male South Africa
South Africa
Review editor
Male South Africa
South Africa
Review editor
Male Sweden
Canada

Chapter 6: Options for governance, institutional arrangements and private and public decision making across scales and sectors

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Coordinating Lead Author
Male Bioversity International/CGIAR
Belgium
Coordinating Lead Author
Female Sudan
Sudan
Coordinating Lead Author
Female UNCCD
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lead Author
Male Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative
Kenya
Lead Author
Male International Social Science Council (ISSC)
Nigeria
Lead Author
Male Senegal
Senegal
Lead Author
Male Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Lead Author
Male Centre for Independent Development Research
Cameroon
Lead Author
Female Zambia
Zambia
Lead Author
Female International Social Science Council (ISSC)
South Africa
Lead Author
Male South Africa
Lesotho
Lead Author
Male Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD)
Uganda
Liaison expert
Male Ethiopia
Ethiopia
Review editor
Female
Botswana
Review editor
Female South Africa
South Africa