Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Archer Van Garderen, Emma Chair Female South Africa South Africa Ireland
Mulongoy, Kalemani Jo Chair Male Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
Mketeni, Fundisile Goodman Bureau task force/expert group member Male South Africa
Oteng Yeboah, Alfred Bureau task force/expert group member Male Ghana
Fouda, Moustafa MEP task force/expert group member Male Egypt
Mikissa, Jean Bruno MEP task force/expert group member Male Gabon
Woodmatas, Sebsebe Demissew MEP task force/expert group member Male Ethiopia
Dowo, Gregory Mero Fellow Male Tropical Resource Ecology Programme, University of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Kombat Lambini, Cosmas Dayak Fellow Male Leibniz University of Hannover Ghana
Matlhola, Dimpho Fellow Female Okavango Research Institute, University of Botswana Botswana
Mphatso Kalemba, Martha Fellow Female Environmental Affairs Department Malawi
Ojino, Joyce Fellow Female International Institute of Industrial Environmental Economics(IIIEE) Kenya
Maoela, Anicia Technical Support Unit Female South Africa
Walters, Michele Technical Support Unit Female South Africa

Chapter 1: Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Diaw, Mariteuw Chimere Coordinating Lead Author Male Cameroon Senegal
Harhash, Khaled Allam Coordinating Lead Author Male Egypt Egypt
Tito De Morais, Luis Coordinating Lead Author Male France France
Andriamaro, Luciano Lead Author Female Madagascar Madagascar
Archer Van Garderen, Emma Lead Author Female South Africa South Africa Ireland
Batisani, Nnyaladzi Lead Author Male Botswana Botswana
Bornman, Thomas Lead Author Male SAEON South Africa
Golden, Christopher Lead Author Male Madagascar United States of America
Ivey, Philip Lead Author Male South Africa South Africa
Lindley, Sarah Lead Author Female United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mulongoy, Kalemani Jo Lead Author Male Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nkwatoh, Athanasius Fuashi Lead Author Male Cameroon Cameroon
Onyige, Chioma Lead Author Female International Council for Science (ICSU) Nigeria
Beymer Farris, Betsy Review editor Female United States of America United States of America
Oyono, Phil René Review editor Male Cameroon Cameroon

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

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Failler, Pierre Coordinating Lead Author Male United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland France
Kasisi, Robert Coordinating Lead Author Male Canada Canada
Akachuku, Caroline Lead Author Female Nigeria Nigeria
Assogbadjo, Achille Ephrem Lead Author Male Benin Benin
Boyd, Emily Lead Author Female Sweden United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Effiom, Edu Lead Author Female Cross River State Forestry Commission Nigeria Nigeria
Halmy, Marwa Lead Author Female Egypt
Heubach, Katja Lead Author Female Germany Germany
Mohamed, Asia Lead Author Female Sudan Sudan
Ntshane, Claire Lead Author Female South Africa South Africa
Rajoelison, Gabrielle Lalanirina Lead Author Female Madagascar Madagascar
Elias, Peter Liaison expert Male International Social Science Council (ISSC) Nigeria
Schwerhoff, Gregor Review editor Male Germany

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

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Cormier Salem, Marie Christine Coordinating Lead Author Female France France
Dunham, Amy Coordinating Lead Author Female United States of America United States of America
Gordon, Christopher Coordinating Lead Author Male Ghana Ghana
Belhabib, Dyhia Lead Author Female Canada Canada
Bennas, Nard Lead Author Female Faculté des Sciences Morocco
Duminil, Jérôme Lead Author Male France France
Egoh, Benis N. Lead Author Female South Africa Cameroon
Elfaki, Aisha Lead Author Female Sudan Sudan
Eric Moise, Bakwo Fils Lead Author Male University of Maroua Cameroon
Gillson, Lindsey Lead Author Female International Council for Science (ICSU) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Haddane, Brahim Lead Author Male International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Morocco
Mourad, Ahmim Lead Author Male Algeria Algeria
Randrianasolo, Harison Lead Author Male Madagascar Madagascar
Shemdoe, Riziki Silas Lead Author Male United Republic of Tanzania United Republic of Tanzania
TALEB, Mohammed Sghir Lead Author Male Morocco Morocco

Chapter 4: Direct and indirect drivers of change in biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Dziba, Luthando Chair Male South Africa South Africa
Nyingi, Dorothy Wanja Coordinating Lead Author Female Kenya Kenya
Oguge, Nicholas Coordinating Lead Author Male Ecological Society for Eastern Africa (ESEA) Kenya
Chandipo, Rodwell Lead Author Male Zambia Zambia
Gandiwa, Edson Lead Author Male Zimbabwe Zimbabwe
Houdet, Joel Lead Author Male South Africa France
Kasiki, Samuel Lead Author Male Kenya Kenya
Kgosikoma, Olaotswe Lead Author Male Botswana Botswana
Osano, Odipo Lead Author Male International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (IUNCBD) Kenya
Sanogo, Souleymane Lead Author Male Burkina Faso Burkina Faso
Tassin, Jacques Lead Author Male France France
Kisanga, Danielson Ramoz Liaison expert Male United Republic of Tanzania United Republic of Tanzania
Tidjani, Alou Adamou Didier Liaison expert Male Sahara and Sahel Observatory (OSS) Niger
Von Maltitz, Graham Liaison expert Male UNCCD South Africa
Dube, Opha Pauline Review editor Female Botswana
Midgley, Guy Review editor Male South Africa South Africa

Chapter 5: Current and future interactions between nature and society

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Biggs, Reinette Coordinating Lead Author Female South Africa South Africa
Kizito, Fred Coordinating Lead Author Male Uganda Uganda
Adjonou, Kossi Lead Author Male Togo Togo
Coetzer-Hanack, Kaera Lead Author Female South Africa South Africa
Dickens, Christopher Lead Author Male South Africa South Africa
Handa, Collins Otieno Lead Author Male National Museums of Kenya (NMK) Kenya
Matose, Frank Lead Author Male South Africa Zimbabwe
OFarrell, Patrick Lead Author Male South Africa South Africa
Omar, Karim Lead Author Male Egypt Egypt
Reyers, Belinda Lead Author Female South Africa South Africa
Sonkoue, Jean Fanny Lead Author Male Cameroon Cameroon
Tawfic Ahmed, Mohamed Lead Author Male Egypt Egypt
Terer, Taita Lead Author Male National Museums of Kenya (NMK) Kenya
Vanhove, Maarten Lead Author Male Belgium Belgium
Kellner, Klaus Liaison expert Male South Africa South Africa
King, Nicholas Review editor Male South Africa South Africa
Peterson, Garry Review editor Male Sweden Canada

Chapter 6: Options for governance and decision-making across scales and sectors

Name Role Gender Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Declerck, Fabrice Coordinating Lead Author Male Bioversity International/CGIAR Belgium
Osman Elasha, Balgis Coordinating Lead Author Female Sudan Sudan
Stringer, Lindsay Coordinating Lead Author Female UNCCD United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Ayuke, Fredrick Lead Author Male Global Soil Biodiversity Initiative Kenya
Barau, Aliyu Salisu Lead Author Male International Social Science Council (ISSC) Nigeria
Diallo, Mamadou Lead Author Male Senegal Senegal
Gebremikael, Mulubrhan Balehegn Lead Author Male Ethiopia Ethiopia
Ngenda, Gertrude Lead Author Female Zambia Zambia
Pereira, Laura Maureen Bosch Lead Author Female International Social Science Council (ISSC) South Africa
Rahlao, Sebataolo Lead Author Male South Africa Lesotho
Senyonjo, Nicholas Lead Author Male Uganda Coalition for Sustainable Development (UCSD) Uganda
Argaw Denboba, Mekuria Liaison expert Male Ethiopia Ethiopia
Magole, Lapologang Review editor Female Botswana
Vogel, Coleen Review editor Female South Africa South Africa