Chapter 1: Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Karki, Madhav Chair Male Deputy Chair and MEP Member, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management and IPBES Nepal Nepal
Senaratna Sellamuttu, Sonali Chair Female Senior Researcher & Head of IWMI Southeast Asia Regional Office, International Water Management Institute Ramsar Convention Secretariat Sri Lanka
Gasparatos, Alexandros Coordinating Lead Author Male Associate Professor, University of Tokyo United Nations University Greece
Kohsaka, Ryo Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Nagoya University, Graduate School of Environmental Studies Japan Japan
Han, Kwai Hin Lead Author Male Senior Manager, WWF Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Hyakumura, Kimihiko Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Kyushu University Japan Japan
Isa, Siti Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Magni, Paolo Lead Author Male Marine researcher, National Research Council of Italy EUROMARINE european consortium Italy
Opgenoorth, Lars Lead Author Male Assistant Professor/Chair of the IBS Special committee on IPBES, University of Marburg/ International Biogeography Society Germany Germany
Pandit, Ram Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia Nepal Nepal
Sadeghi Zadegan, Sadegh Lead Author Male Environment Expert, Department of Environment Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Saito, Osamu Lead Author Male Academic Director, United Nations University Japan Japan
Talukdar, Gautam Lead Author Male Scientist, Wildlife Institute of india India India
Thaman, Randolph Lead Author Male Emeritus Professor of Pacific Islands Biogeography, University of the South Pacific, Fiji Fiji Fiji United States of America
Chaudhary, Ram Prasad Review editor Male Professor, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur Nepal Nepal
Glavan, Jane Review editor Female AGEDI Partnerships Manager, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi/AGEDI United Arab Emirates Canada
Lasmana, Felicia Fellow Female Project Manager - Biodiversity Conservation, Daemeter Consulting Daemeter Consulting Indonesia

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Davies, Kirsten Coordinating Lead Author Female Academic, Macquarie University, Macquarie Law School Australia Australia
Rajvanshi, Asha Coordinating Lead Author Female Scientist, Wildlife Institute of India India India
Youn, Yeo Chang Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Seoul National University Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Choe, Jae Chun Lead Author Male President, National Institute of Ecology Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Cooney, Rosie Lead Author Female Chair, International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Sustainable Use and Livelihoods Specialist Group International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Australia
Dhyani, Shalini Lead Author Female Scientist, CSIR-National Environmental Engineering Research Institute India India
Fisher, Judith Lead Author Female Director Fisher Research Pty Ltd /Principal Socio-ecologist, Fisher Research Pty Ltd/University of Western Australia Australia Australia
Gautam, Ambika Lead Author Male Professor and Principal, Kathmandu Forestry College IUCN Nepal Nepal
Husain, Hishmi Jamil Lead Author Male Program Director, SWEES Social Welfare Environment & Educational Society (SWEES) India
Ichikawa, Kaoru Lead Author Female Researcher, Institute of Policy Research, Kumamoto City United Nations University Japan
Kolahi, Mahdi Lead Author Male ​Assistant Professor; CEO of Atazis (an Iranian National NGO), ​​Ferdowsi University of Mashhad Environmental Monitoring Association of Iran Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Kusrini, Mirza Dikari Lead Author Female Lecturer, Bogor Agricultural University Indonesia Indonesia
Masoodi, Ather Lead Author Male Sr. Research Associate, Department of Botany, University of Kashmir 190006 Srinagar, Kashmir India India India
Onishi, Yuko Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Japan Japan
Park, Soojin Lead Author Male Professor, Seoul National University Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Sandhu, Harpinder Lead Author Male Senior Research Fellow, Flinders University Australia Australia Australia
Sathyapalan, Jyothis Lead Author Male Professor, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj - NIRD India India India
Togtohyn, Chuluun Lead Author Male Director, Institute for Sustainable Development, National University of Mongolia Mongolia Mongolia
Haji Othman, Mohd Shahwahid Review editor Male Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Panahi, Mostafa Review editor Male Head of the Energy Economics Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University Iran (Islamic Republic of) Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Al Assaf, Amani Fellow Female Assistant professor, University of Jordan- Faculty of Agriculture University of Jordan Jordan

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Faridah Hanum Binti Ibrahim, _ Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Universiti Putra Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Rawat, Gopal Coordinating Lead Author Male Dean, Wildlife Institute of India India India
Yahara, Tetsukazu Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Graduate School of Sciences, Kyushu University Japan Japan
Abi Said, Mounir Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Lebanese University Lebanon Lebanon
Corlett, Richard Lead Author Male Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences International Biogeography Society (IBS) United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Courchamp, Franck Lead Author Male Director of Reseach, CNRS France France Switzerland
Dai, Rong Lead Author Female Assistant Researcher, Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China China
Freitag, Hendrik Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Ateneo de Manila University Ateneo de Manila University Germany
Haryoko, Tri Lead Author Male Researcher, Research Center for Biology-Indonesian Institute of Sciences Indonesia Indonesia
Hewitt, Chad Lead Author Male Head, School of Science, University of Waikato University of Waikato Australia United States of America
Hussain, Tanveer Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, Virtual University of Pakistan Virtual University of Pakistan Pakistan
Kadoya, Taku Lead Author Male Senior Researcher, National Institute for Environmental Stuides Japan Japan
Kumar, B. Mohan Lead Author Male Assistant Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research India India
Maheswaran, Gopinathan Lead Author Male Scientist-E, Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India India
Miyashita, Tadashi Lead Author Male Professor, University of Tokyo Japan Japan
Mohapatra, Anil Lead Author Male Scientist-D, Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India India
Murphy, Brett Lead Author Male Research Fellow, University of Melbourne Australia Australia
Nakashizuka, Tohru Lead Author Male Program Director, Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Japan Japan
Piggott, Jeremy Lead Author Male Research Fellow, University of Otago University of Otago New Zealand
Raghunathan, Chelladurai Lead Author Male Joint Director / Scientist- E , Zoological Survey of India India India
Ranasinghe, Hemanthi Lead Author Female Senior Professor, University of Sri Jayewardenepura Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
Rawal, Ranbeer Lead Author Male Scientist, Director, G.B. Pant Institute of Himalayan Environment & Development (GBPIHED) India India
Sheppard, Andrew Lead Author Male Research Director Biosecurity Invasive Species Management, CSIRO Australia Australia
Shirayama, Yoshihisa Lead Author Male Executive Director of Science, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Japan Japan
Son, Yowhan Lead Author Male Professor, Korea Unviersity Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Takamura, Noriko Lead Author Female Director, National Institute for Environmental Studies Japan Japan
Thwin, San Lead Author Male Pro-Rector, University of Forestry and Environmental Conservation Myanmar Myanmar
Yamakita, Takehisa Lead Author Male Scientist, Japan Agency for Marine Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Japan Japan
Takeuchi, Kazuhiko Review editor Male Director and Professor, The University of Tokyo - Integrated Research System for Sustainablility Science(IR3S) Japan Japan
Febria, Catherine Fellow Female , University of Canterbury University of Canterbury New Zealand

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Alhafedh, Yousef Coordinating Lead Author Male Director, Center of Excellence for Wildlife Research, King Abdulaziz City for Science & Technology Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia
Ausseil, Anne Gaelle Coordinating Lead Author Female Researcher, Landcare Research New Zealand France New Zealand
Wang, Changyong Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China China
Wu, Ning Coordinating Lead Author Male Director General, Chengdu Institute of Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) China
Abhilash, P. C. Lead Author Male Assistant Professor (Stage II), Banaras Hindu University India India India
Axmacher, Jan Lead Author Male Senior Lecturer, Conservation and Landscape Ecology, UCL - University College London International Biogeography Society (IBS) Germany
Broadhurst, Linda Lead Author Female Group Leader, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) Australia Australia
Chaturvedi, Rajiv Kumar Lead Author Male National Environmental Sciences Fellow, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore India India
Claudet, Joachim Lead Author Male Researcher (CR1), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) France France
Kohli, Priyanka Lead Author Female PhD Research Fellow, The Energy and Resources Institute, University India India
Kumarapuram Apadodharan, Subramanian Lead Author Male Scientist-D, Zoological Survey of India Zoological Survey of India India
Lin, Hsing Juh Lead Author Male , National Chung Hsing University International Science Council (ISC) China
Okubo, Satoru Lead Author Male Principal Researcher, Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, NARO Japan Japan
Onuma, Ayumi Lead Author Male Professor, Keio University Japan Japan
Settele, Josef Lead Author Male Professor, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Germany Germany
Turney, Chris Lead Author Male Australian Research Council Laureate Fellow , University of New South Wales International Science Council (ISC) Australia
Yumoto, Takakazu Lead Author Male Professor, Kyoto University Japan Japan
Kim, Eun Shik Review editor Male Professor, Kookmin University Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Sang, Weiguo Review editor Male Director, Beijing Forest Ecosystem Research Station Chinese Academy of Sciences China China
Zhang, Yuanyuan Fellow Female , MEP/FECO China China

Chapter 5: Current and future interactions between nature and society

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Anticamara, Jonathan Coordinating Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Institute of Biology, University of the Philippines - Diliman Philippines Philippines
Gundimeda, Haripriya Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay India India
Managi, Shunsuke Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Kyushu University Japan Japan
Riordan, Philip Coordinating Lead Author Male Director of Conservation, Marwell Wildlife The Wildlife Institute, Beijing United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ireland
Badola, Ruchi Lead Author Female Scientist , Wildlife Institute of India India India
Dasgupta, Rajarshi Lead Author Male Senior Policy Researcher, Institue for Global Environmental Strategies, JAPAN India India
Hashimoto, Shizuka Lead Author Male Associate Professor, University of Tokyo Japan Japan
Ishii, Reiichiro Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Research Institute for Humanity and Nature Japan Japan
Mazhenchery Subramanian, Suneetha Lead Author Female Adj Senior Research Fellow, UNU-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability United Nations University India
Ravindranath, Nijavalli H. Lead Author Male Professor, Center for Sustainable Technologies, Indian Institute of Science India India
Yamano, Hiroya Lead Author Male Director, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Japan Japan Japan
Matsuda, Hiroyuki Review editor Male Professor, Yokohama National University Japan Japan
Trisurat, Yongyut Review editor Male , Kasetsart University Thailand Thailand
Ghosh, Sonali Fellow Female Director, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation Wildlife Institute of India India

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Acosta Michlik, Lilibeth Coordinating Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, German Development Institute International Science Council (ISC) Philippines
Kumar, Ritesh Coordinating Lead Author Male Conservation Programme Manager, Wetlands International South Asia Ramsar Convention Secretariat India
Sharma, Shyam Coordinating Lead Author Male CSIR-Emeritus Scientist, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Govt of India India India
Tahir Virk, Amjad Coordinating Lead Author Male Technical Expert/Consultant, Ministry of Climate Change Pakistan Pakistan
Ikeda, Tohru Lead Author Male Professor, Hokkaido University Japan Japan
Joshi, Ganesh Lead Author Male Visiting Professor, Central Department of Environmental Sciences, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu Nepal Nepal
Karim, Md Saiful Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology Australia Australia Bangladesh
Makino, Mitsutaku Lead Author Male Head, Group, Fisheries Research Agency, Japan Japan Japan
Mohd Tamin, Noraini Lead Author Female Professor & Environmental Science Co-Ordinator, University of Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Okabe, Kimiko Lead Author Female Department cheif, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute Japan Japan
Pascal, Nicolas Lead Author Male Associate researcher, CNRS - EPHE France France
Phang, Zara Lead Author Female Green Economy Analyst, WWF Malaysia Malaysia Malaysia
Palni, Lok Man Singh Review editor Male Professor and Dean, Graphic Era University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India India India
Rahman, Mokhlesur Review editor Male Executive Director, Center for Natural Resource Studies (CNRS) Bangladesh Bangladesh
Takahashi, Yasuo Fellow Male Researcher, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Japan

MEP/Bureau

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Mohammadi Fazel, Asghar Bureau task force/expert group member Male President, ECO-IEST Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Suh, Youngbae Bureau task force/expert group member Male Professor, Seoul National University Republic of Korea
Lonsdale, Mark MEP task force/expert group member Male Professorial Fellow and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, Monash University, Melbourne and Charles Darwin University, Darwin Australia
Mathur, Vinod Bihari MEP task force/expert group member Male Director, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun India
Saw, Leng Guan MEP task force/expert group member Male Curator, Penang Botanic Gardens Malaysia
Shirayama, Yoshihisa MEP task force/expert group member Male Executive Director of Science, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC) Japan

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Moriwake, Noriko Technical Support Unit head Female Head of TSU for the Asia-Pacific Regional Assessment, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies Japan
Mader, Andre Technical Support Unit Male Programme Deputy Director, Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services Area, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies South Africa