Chapter 1: Setting the scene

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Fischer, Markus Chair Male Professor of Plant Ecology, University of Bern Switzerland Switzerland
Rounsevell, Mark Chair Male Professor, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Frelichova, Jana Lead Author Female Researcher, Global Change Research Centre Global Change Research Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
Liekens, Inge Lead Author Female Researcher environmental economics, VITO Belgium Belgium
Marques, Alexandra Lead Author Female Project Officer, Joint Research Centre Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network – GEO BON Portugal
Molnár, Zsolt Lead Author Male Scientific advisor, Centre for Ecological Research Hungary Hungary
Shkaruba, Anton Lead Author Male Senior researcher, Estonian University of Life Sciences Hungary Belarus
Whittingham, Mark Lead Author Male Professor of Applied Ecology, Dr United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Zlinszky J., András Lead Author Male Research Fellow, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Hungary Hungary
Hilding Rydevik, Tuija Review editor Female Director, Swedish Biodiversity Centre, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden Sweden
Podmaniczky, László Review editor Male , Szent István University Hungary Hungary
Boeraeve, Fanny Fellow Female , Gembloux Agro Bio-Tech (University of Liege) University of Liege Belgium

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Church, Andrew Coordinating Lead Author Male Director of Research, Social Sciences, University of Brighton United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Martin Lopez, Berta Coordinating Lead Author Female Assisstant Professor, Leuphana University, Faculty of Sustainability Future Earth Spain
Basak Dessane, Esra Lead Author Female , Project House Cooperative Turkey Turkey France
Berry, Pam Lead Author Female Senior Resarch Fellow, ECI, University of Oxford United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Chenu, Claire Lead Author Female Professor, AgroParisTech France France
Christie, Michael Lead Author Male Professor of Environmental and Ecological Economics, Aberystwyth University United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Gerino, Magali Lead Author Female Professor, Université P. Sabatier - Toulouse 3 France France
Keune, Hans Lead Author Male Senior Scientist, INBO Belgium Netherlands
Oteros-Rozas, Elisa Lead Author Female Posdoctoral Researcher, University Pablo de Olavide Spain Spain
Paillard, Sandrine Lead Author Female Co-lead of Synthesis and Foresight – Future Earth Secretariat, Future Earth France France
Rossberg, Axel Lead Author Male Principal Scientist, CEFAS Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science Germany
Schröter, Matthias Lead Author Male Postdoc, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Germany
van Oudenhoven, Alexander Lead Author Male , Leiden University Netherlands Netherlands
Turkelboom, Francis Review editor Male Head of Research Group Nature & Society, INBO - Research Institute for Nature and Forest Belgium Belgium
Urbanc, Mimi Review editor Female deputy director, ZRC SAZU Slovenia Slovenia
Osipova, Elena Fellow Female Monitoring Officer, World Heritage Programme, IUCN, World Heritage Programme International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Russian Federation

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)
Elias, Victoria Coordinating Lead Author Female Programme Director, WWF Russia WWF Network Russian Federation
Fischer, Markus Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor of Plant Ecology, University of Bern Switzerland Switzerland
Sousa Pinto, Isabel Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Biology Department of the Faculty of Science of the University of Porto and Ciimar Portugal Portugal
Visconti, Piero Coordinating Lead Author Male Research fellow, University College London/Zoological Society of London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Italy
Báldi, András Lead Author Male scientific advisor, Centre for Ecological Research, Hungarian Academy of Sciences Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Hungary
Brucet, Sandra Lead Author Female Associate Professor, University of Vic Universitat de Vic-Uniersitat Central de Catalunya Spain
Bukvareva, Elena Lead Author Female Senior researcher, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution Russian Academy of Sciences Russian Federation Russian Federation
Caplat, Paul Lead Author Male research fellow, Lund University Sweden France
Feest, Alan Lead Author Male Senior Research Fellow, University of Bristol/ecosulis Ecosulis Ltd United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Gozlan, Rodolphe Lead Author Male Research Director , French National Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD) France France
Jelic, Dušan Lead Author Male Director, Croatian Institute for biodiversity Croatia Croatia
Kikvidze, Zaal Lead Author Male Professor, Institute of Ecology, Ilia State University, Tbilisi Georgia Georgia
Lavrillier, Alexandra Lead Author Female Assistant Professor - Social and cultural anthropology, Université de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines France France
Le Roux, Xavier Lead Author Male Coordinator and CEO of BiodivERsA, INRA (National Institute of Agronomic Research) France France
Lipka, Oksana Lead Author Female Project Coordinator, WWF Russia WWF Network Russian Federation
Petrík, Petr Lead Author Male Researcher, Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Science Czech Republic
Schatz, Bertrand Lead Author Male Research director, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) France France
Smelansky, Ilya E. Lead Author Male , Sibecocenter LLC Russian Federation Russian Federation
Valida, Ali Zade Lead Author Female Director of the Institute of Botany, Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
Viard, Frédérique Lead Author Female Research Director, CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) France France
Byrne, Kenneth Liaison expert Male Senior Lecturer, University of Limerick Ireland Ireland
Brumelis, Guntis Review editor Male , Latvia Latvia
Troumbis, Andreas Review editor Male Professor, University of the Aegean Greece Greece
Guerra, Carlos Fellow Male , German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Instituto de Ciências Agrárias e Ambientais Mediterrânicas Portugal

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)
Elbakidze, Marine Coordinating Lead Author Female , Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Sweden Ukraine Sweden
Zimmermann, Niklaus E. Coordinating Lead Author Male Senior Scientist / Directorate Member, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL Switzerland Switzerland
Cudlín, Pavel Lead Author Male researcher, Global Change Research Centre CAS Czech Republic Czech Republic
Friberg, Nikolai Lead Author Male Research Director, Norwegian Institute for Water Research Norway Denmark
Genovesi, Piero Lead Author Male Senior Scientist, IUCN Invasive Species Specialist Group International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Italy
Guarino, Riccardo Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, University of Palermo Forum Plinianum Italy
Helm, Aveliina Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, University of Tartu Estonia Estonia
Jonsson, Bengt Gunnar Lead Author Male Head of SCB sub-committe on IPBES/ Professor, Society for Conservation Biology/Mid Sweden University Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) Sweden
Lengyel, Szabolcs Lead Author Male Scientific Advisor, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Centre for Ecological Research Hungary Hungary
Leroy, Boris Lead Author Male Maître de Conférences (Lecturer), Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle France France
Luzzati, Tommaso Lead Author Male Professor, University of Pisa University of Pisa Italy
Milbau, Ann Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, INBO - Research Institute for Nature and Forest Belgium Belgium
Pérez Ruzafa, Angel Lead Author Male Full Professor in Ecology, University of Murcia Spain Spain
Roche, Philip Lead Author Male Senior Scientist, IRSTEA France France
Roy, Helen Lead Author Female Principal Scientist, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Vanbergen, Adam Lead Author Male Directeur de recherche, UMR Agroecologie, INRA Centre de Dijon United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Vandvik, Vigdis Lead Author Female Professor, University of Bergen Norway Norway
Saarikoski, Heli Review editor Female Senior researcher, Finnish Environment Institute Finland Finland
Van Der Sluis, Theo Review editor Male Researcher, international biodiversity, Alterra - Wageningen Environmental Research Netherlands Netherlands
Sabyrbekov, Rahat Fellow Male , Economics of Land Degradation American University of Central Asia Kyrgyzstan

Chapter 5: Current and future interactions between nature and society

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Harrison, Paula Coordinating Lead Author Female Senior Research Scientist, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandIPBES Secretariat United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Hauck, Jennifer Coordinating Lead Author Female , CoKnow Consulting Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Germany
Austrheim, Gunnar Lead Author Male Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology Norway Norway
Brotons, Lluís Lead Author Male Senior researcher, InForest jru (Creaf-Ctfc) Centre Tecnològic Forestal de Catalunya - Centre de Recerca Ecològica i Aplicacions Forestals (CTFC-CREAF) Spain
Claudet, Joachim Lead Author Male Researcher (CR1), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) France France
Fuerst, Christine Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, Martin Luther-University Halle Germany Germany
Guisan, Antoine Lead Author Male Full Professor, University of Lausanne Switzerland Switzerland
Lavorel, Sandra Lead Author Female Senior Research Scientist, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) France France
Olsson, Gunilla Almered Lead Author Female Professor in Human Ecology, University of Gothenburg Sweden Sweden
Proença, Vânia Lead Author Female Postdoc, MARETEC, Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade de Lisboa Portugal Portugal
Rixen, Christian Lead Author Male Researcher, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research Swiss Federal Institute for Forest Snow and Landscape Research WSL Germany
Santos-Martín, Fernando Lead Author Male Associate profesor, Universitdad Rey Juan Carlos de Madrid Spain Spain
Schlaepfer, Martin Lead Author Male Senior Lecturer, University of Geneva Switzerland Switzerland
Solidoro, Cosimo Lead Author Male senior research, OGS national institute of oceanography and experimental geophysic EUROMARINE european consortium Italy
Takenov, Zharas Lead Author Male Consultant Freelance, Freelance Consultant Kazakhstan Kazakhstan
Turok, Jozef Lead Author Male Policy Adviser, Forest Europe Slovakia Slovakia
Cantele, Matthew Liaison expert Male , International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis United States of America United States of America
Holman, Ian Review editor Male Professor, Cranfield University United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Plieninger, Tobias Review editor Male Professor, University of Göttingen and University of Kassel Denmark Germany

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

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Ring, Irene Coordinating Lead Author Female Chair of Ecosystem Services, Technische Universität Dresden, International Institute Zittau Germany Germany
Sandström, Camilla Coordinating Lead Author Female , Department of Political Science, Umeå University Sweden Sweden
Acar, Sevil Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Bogazici University Turkey Turkey
Adeishvili, Malkhaz Lead Author Male Visiting Professor, Georgian Institute of Public Affairs Georgia Georgia Georgia
Albert, Christian Lead Author Male Junior Professor, Leibniz Universität Hannover Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ) Germany
Allard, Christina Lead Author Female , Luleå University of Technology Sweden Sweden
Arlettaz, Raphaël Lead Author Male Prof. of Conservation Biology, Bern University Switzerland Switzerland
Bela, Györgyi Lead Author Female Research Fellow, Szent István University/ESSRG Ltd. Hungary Hungary
Fischer, Anke Lead Author Female , James Hutton Institute United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Germany
Fuerst, Christine Lead Author Female Professor for Sustainable Landscape Development, Martin Luther-University Halle Germany Germany
Galil, Bella S. Lead Author Female Senior scientist, Israel Oceanographic & Limnological Research Israel Israel
Hynes, Stephen Lead Author Male Economics Lecturer, National University of Ireland, Galway Ireland Ireland
Kasymov, Ulan Lead Author Male Post-Doctoral Researcher, Resource Economics Group, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
Marta Pedroso, Cristina Lead Author Female Assistant Researcher, MARETEC/LARSYS Portugal Portugal
Olschewski, Roland Lead Author Male Head of Research Group, Swiss Federal Research Institute WSL Switzerland Germany
Pergl, Jan Lead Author Male , Institute of Botany, Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic Czech Republic
Simoncini, Riccardo Lead Author Male Professor, Course on Economcs of Sustainability, IUCN - European Sustainable Use Group’ International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Italy
Ten Brink, Ben Lead Author Male Leader International Biodiversity Program, PBL-Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Netherlands Netherlands
Anker, Yaakov Liaison expert Male Environmental Research Coordinator, The department of Chemical Engineering and the Eastern R&D center, Ariel University Samaria and the Jordan Rift R&D center Israel
Mendes, Ana Liaison expert Female Coordinator of Interreg IVB Sudoe Ricover project, University of Évora Portugal Portugal
Molau, Ulf Liaison expert Male Professor, University of Gothenburg Sweden Sweden
Baker, Susan Review editor Female Professor, Cardiff University United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Ireland
Matczak, Piotr Review editor Male , Adam Mickiewicz University Poland Poland
Primmer, Eeva Review editor Research Director, Finnish Environment Institute Finland
Coscieme, Luca Fellow Male , Trinity College Dublin Trinity College Dublin Italy

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Mader, Andre Technical Support Unit Male Programme Deputy Director, Natural Resources and Ecosystem Services Area, Institute for Global Environmental Strategies South Africa
Torre-Marin Rando, Amor Technical Support Unit Female Science Officer, University of Bern Spain

Other

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Gardner, Toby Liaison expert Male Senior Research Fellow, Stockholm Environment Institute Sweden United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Kust, German Liaison expert Male Professor, Moscow Lomonosov State University, Soil Science Faculty Russian Federation Russian Federation
, Task Force Observer ,
Adem, Çigdem Task Force Observer Female Research Fellow, The Public Administration Institute for Turkey & the Middle East (TODAIE) Turkey
Den Belder, Eefje Task Force Observer Female Deputy Head, IPBES Technical Support Unit on scenarios and models Netherlands
Hendriks, Rob J. J. Task Force Observer Male Policy Adviser, Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food quality Netherlands
Jetz, Walter Task Force Observer Male Senior Scientist, Adjunct Associate Professor, and Director, Imperial College London (P/T) and Yale University Germany
Kim, HyeJin Task Force Observer Female Doctoral researcher, iDiv German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research Republic of Korea
Storrø, Ingunn Task Force Observer Female Head of unit, IPBES Secretariat - Technical Support Unit on Capacity Building Norway