Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Diaz, Sandra Chair Female Professor, CONICET - Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Future Earth Argentina Italy
Settele, Josef Chair Male Professor, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Germany Germany
Sonnewend Brondizio, Eduardo Chair Male Professor, Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Brazil Brazil

Chapter 1: introduction and setting the stage.

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Diaz, Sandra Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, CONICET - Universidad Nacional de Cordoba Future Earth Argentina Italy
Settele, Josef Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ Germany Germany
Sonnewend Brondizio, Eduardo Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Department of Anthropology at Indiana University Brazil Brazil
Bai, Xuemei Lead Author Female Professor, Australian National University Australia Australia
Geschke, Arne Lead Author Male Lecturer, School of Physics, University of Sydney Germany Germany
Pascual, Unai Lead Author Male Research Professor, Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science), Basque Centre for Climate Change, Bilbao Spain
Simcock, Alan Lead Author Male Joint coordinator, UN World Ocean Assessment, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Chapter 2. Status and trends of Status and Trends – Drivers of Change, Nature and Nature’s Contributions to People

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Balvanera , Patricia Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas y Sustentabilidad (IIES), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico Mexico
Brauman, Kate Coordinating Lead Author Female Lead Scientist, Global Water Initiative, University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment Institute on the Environment United States of America
Garibaldi, Lucas Alejandro Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (UNRN) Argentina Argentina
Ichii, Kazuhito Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Chiba University Japan
Molnár, Zsolt Coordinating Lead Author Male Scientific advisor, Centre for Ecological Research Hungary Hungary
Obura, David Coordinating Lead Author Male Director, Coastal Oceans Research and Development – Indian Ocean (CORDIO) East Africa. Kenya Kenya
Pfaff Talikoff, Alexander Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy United States of America United States of America
Polasky, Steve Coordinating Lead Author Male Regents Professor and Fesler-Lampert Professor of Ecological/Environmental Economics, University of Minnesota United States of America
Purvis, Andrew Coordinating Lead Author Male Research Leader, Department of Life Sciences, The Natural History Museum, London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Willis, Katherine Coordinating Lead Author Female Principal of St Edmund Hall and Professor of Biodiversity, Oxford University United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Zayas, Cynthia Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, University of the Philippines Ugnayang Pang-AghamTao, Inc. (Anthropological Association of the Philippines) Philippines
Aumeeruddy Thomas, Yildiz Lead Author Female Directeur de recherche, Centre National de la Recherce Scientifique (CNRS) Mauritius Mauritius
Chettri, Nakul Lead Author Male Senior Biodiversity Specialist, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) India
Declerck, Fabrice Lead Author Male Program Leader, Bioversity International/CGIAR Belgium Belgium
Dulloo, Ehsan Lead Author Male Team leader, CGIAR Mauritius Mauritius
Gabrielyan, Bardukh Lead Author Male Director, Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia Armenia
Garcia Frapolli, Eduardo Lead Author Male Senior Researcher, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico
Gutt, Julian Lead Author Male Senior Scientist, Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research Germany Germany
Hendry, Andrew Lead Author Male Professor, McGill University United States of America
Hussain, Syed Ainul Lead Author Male Scientist G, Wildlife Institute of India India India
Jacob, Ute Lead Author Female Senior Scientist, University of Hamburg Germany Germany
Keskin, Emre Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Ankara University Turkey Turkey
Mastrangelo, Matías Enrique Lead Author Male Associate researcher, National Research and Technology Council of Argentina (CONICET), Universidad de Mar del Plata Argentina
Merino, Leticia Lead Author Female PHD, National University of Mexico Mexico
Minang, Peter Akong Lead Author Male Science Domain Leader, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Cameroon Kenya
Nagabhatla, Nidhi Lead Author Female Programme Officer and Capacity Building Coordinator UNU INWEH, United Nations University (UNU-INWEH) Institute for Water, Environment and Health United Nations University India
Niamir, Aidin Lead Author Male Scientist, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute Germany Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Nkongolo, Nsalambi Lead Author Male Professor, Institut Facultaire des Sciences Agronomiques (IFA) de Yangambi, Kisangani, Dem. Rep. Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo United States of America
Öztürk, Bayram Lead Author Male Prof.Head of Depratment, İstanbul University Turkey Turkey
Palang, Hannes Lead Author Male Professor, Tallinn University, School of Humanities Estonia Estonia
Santin Brancalion, Pedro Henrique Lead Author Male Professor, Universidade de São Paulo Brazil
Shannon, Lynne Lead Author Female Chief Researcher, Department of Biological Sciences, and the Marine Research (MA-RE) Institute, University of Cape Town South Africa South Africa
Verma, Madhu Lead Author Female Professor, Indian Institute of Forest Management/ Centre for Ecological Services Management, Indian Institute of Forest Management India India
Viña, Andres Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, Michigan State University Colombia
Arceo, Hazel Review editor Female , Marine Science Institute, University of the Philippines Philippines
Asah, Stanley Review editor Male Associate Professor: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management , University of Washington Cameroon United States of America Cameroon
Dirzo, Rodolfo Review editor Male Professor, Stanford University - Woods Institute for the Environment Mexico United States of America
Lambin, Eric Review editor Male Professor, Earth & Life Institute, Université catholique de Louvain and Department of Earth System Science, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University Belgium
Mistry, Jayalaxshmi Review editor Female Professor in Environmental Geography, Royal Holloway University of London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Woodmatas, Sebsebe Demissew Review editor Male Prof. of Plant Systematics and Biodivesrity, Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
Jaureguiberry, Pedro Fellow Male Assistant Researcher, IMBIV (CONICET-Universidad Nacional de Córdoba) Inter-American Institute for Global Change Research (IAI) Argentina
Salimov, Rashad Fellow Male Head of Education Department, Institute of Botany of ANAS Azerbaijan
Shrestha, Uttam Babu Fellow Male Research Fellow, University of Southern Queensland, Australia Global Young Academy Nepal
Sidorovich, Anna Fellow Female Deputy Director on Science and Innovations, Scientific and Practical Centre for Bioresources of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus The Scientific and Practical Centre for Bioresources of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Belarus

Chapter 3: progress towards meeting major international objectives related to biodiversity and ecosystem services

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Butchart, Stuart Coordinating Lead Author Male Head of Science, BirdLife International United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mazhenchery Subramanian, Suneetha Coordinating Lead Author Female Adj Senior Research Fellow, UNU-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability United Nations University India
Miloslavich de Klein, Patricia Coordinating Lead Author Female Senior Researcher/Professor, University of Tasmania/Universidad Simon Bolivar Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Reyers, Belinda Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre South Africa South Africa
Adams, Cristina Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Institute of Energy and Environment (IEE-USP) Brazil
Bennett, Elena Lead Author Female Associate Professor, McGill University United States of America United States of America
Czúcz, Bálint Lead Author Male Research fellow, MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Institute of Ecology and Botany Hungary Hungary
Galetto, Leonardo Lead Author Male Full Professor, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina Argentina Argentina
Galvin, Kathleen Lead Author Female Professor, Colorado State University United States of America United States of America
Gerber, Leah Lead Author Female Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University Ecoservices Group, Arizona State University United States of America
Gode, Tamrat Lead Author Male Assoc. Professor, Addis Abeba University Ethiopia Ethiopia
Jetz, Walter Lead Author Male Senior Scientist, Adjunct Associate Professor, and Director, Imperial College London (P/T) and Yale University Future Earth Germany
Kosamu, Ishmael Bobby Mphangwe Lead Author Male Senior Lecturer, University of Malawi Malawi Malawi
Palomo, Maria Gabriela Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, National History Museum Argentina Argentina
Panahi, Mostafa Lead Author Male Head of the Energy Economics Department, Science and Research Branch, Islamic Azad University ECO-IEST Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Reyes García, Victoria Lead Author Female ICREA Research Professor, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) Spain Spain
Selig, Elizabeth Lead Author Female Senior Scientist, Norwegian Institute for Water Research/Stanford University Norway United States of America
Singh, Gopal Shankar Lead Author Male Assistant and Associate Professor, Banaras Hindu University India
Tarkhnishvili, David Lead Author Male Dean, School of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Ilia State University Georgia
Xu, Haigen Lead Author Male Professor, Nanjing Institute of Environmental Sciences, Ministry of Environmental Protection of China China China
Berkes, Fikret Review editor Male Professor Emeritus, University of Manitoba Canada Turkey
Brooks, Thomas Review editor Male Head of the Science and Knowledge Unit, IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) United States of America United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Lynch, Abigail Julia Fellow Female Research Fisheries Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, National Climate Adaptation Science Center United States of America United States of America
Mwampamba, Tuyeni Heita Fellow Female Associate Research Professor, Institute of Ecosystems & Sustainability Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico United Republic of Tanzania Mexico
Samakov, Aibek Fellow Male , Universität Tübingen Kyrgyzstan

Chapter 4: plausible futures of nature, nature's benefits to people and their contributions to a good quality of life

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Arneth, Almut Coordinating Lead Author Female Professer & Head of Division, Karlsruhe Inst. of Technology, KIT, Dept. Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Germany Germany Germany
Midgley, Guy Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, University of Stellenbosch South Africa South Africa
Roy Chowdhury, Rinku Coordinating Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Clark University United States of America
Shin, Yunne Jai Coordinating Lead Author Female Director of Research, Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) France France
Boafo, Yaw Agyeman Lead Author Male Research Fellow, Centre for Climate Change and Sustainability Studies, University of Ghana Ghana
Bukvareva, Elena Lead Author Female Senior researcher, A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution Russian Academy of Sciences Russian Federation
Heinimann, Andreas Lead Author Male Director Regions, Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), & Institute of Geography (GIUB), University of Bern Switzerland Switzerland
Horcea Milcu, Andra Ioana Lead Author Female Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki Romania
Kindlmann, Pavel Lead Author Male Department Head, Global Change Research Centre, Academy of Sciences, Brno Czech Republic Czech Republic
Kolb, Melanie Lead Author Associate Researcher, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico Mexico
Krenova, Zdenka Lead Author Female Junior researcher, Global Change Research Centre, AS CR Czech Republic
Leadley, Paul Lead Author Male Professor and Director, Ecology, Systematics evolution Labaratory, University of Paris Sud-France France
Oberdorff, Thierry Lead Author Male Senior scientist, Institut de Recherche pour le Développement Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) France
Osano, Philip Molo Lead Author Male Research Fellow and Programme Director, Stockholm Environment Instute Stockholm Environment Institute Kenya
Pichs Madruga, Ramon De La Concepcion Lead Author Male Director, Centre for World Economy Studies (CIEM) Asociacion Nacional de Economistas y Contadores de Cuba (ANEC) Cuba
Rondinini, Carlo Lead Author Male Research Scientist, Sapienza University of Rome International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Italy
Saito, Osamu Lead Author Male Academic Director, United Nations University Japan Japan
Sathyapalan, Jyothis Lead Author Male Professor, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj - NIRD India India India
Yue, Tianxiang Lead Author Male Head of Department for Ecological and Environmental Informatics, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences China China
Chytrý, Milan Review editor Male Director of the Department of Botany and Zoology, Head of the Vegetation Science Group, Department of Botany and Zoology, Faculty of Science, Masaryk University Czech Republic
Basher, Md Zeenatul Fellow Male Research Technologist II, Michigan State University Michigan State University Bangladesh
Palomo, Ignacio Fellow Male Postdoctoral Researcher, Basque Centre for Climate Change Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) Spain
Pliscoff, Patricio Fellow Male Assistant Professor, Universidad Catolica de Chile Chile Chile

Chapter 5: scenarios and pathways towards a sustainable future

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Agard, John Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor of Tropical Island Ecology, University of the West Indies Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
Chan, Kai Coordinating Lead Author Male Assoc Prof (full prof as of July 1), University of British Columbia Canada Canada
Liu, Jianguo Coordinating Lead Author Male , United States of America China
Armenteras Pascual, Dolors Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Universidad Nacional de Colombia Universidad Nacional de Colombia Colombia Spain
Boedhihartono, Agni Lead Author Female Associate Professor - Tropical Landscapes and Livelihoods, University of British Columbia Indonesia
Cheung, Wai Lung (William) Lead Author Male Professor, The University of British Columbia Future Earth Canada China
Dutra De Aguiar, Ana Paula Lead Author Female Senior Researcher/Research Fellow, Brazilian Institute for Space Research (INPE)/Stockholm Resilience Centre Brazil
Hashimoto, Shizuka Lead Author Male Associate Professor, University of Tokyo Japan Japan
Hernández Pedraza, Gladys Cecilia Lead Author Female Researcher and Head of Research Department, CIEM Research Centre for World Economy Cuba
Hickler, Thomas Lead Author Male Professor for Quantitative Biogeography, Goethe University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany Germany Germany
Jetzkowitz, Jens Lead Author Male Privatdozent, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin Germany Germany
Kok, Marcel Lead Author Male Programme Leader International Biodiversity Policy, PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency Netherlands Netherlands
Murray Hudson, Michael Alan Lead Author Male Senior Research Scholar, University of Botswana Okavango Research Institute University of Botswana Botswana
OFarrell, Patrick Lead Author Male Principal Scientist And Research Group Leader, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa South Africa
Satterfield, Theresa Lead Author Female Professor, University of British Columbia Canada Canada
Saysel, Ali Lead Author Male Professor, BOĞAZİÇİ University Turkey Turkey
Seppelt, Ralf Lead Author Male Head of Department, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research Germany Germany
Strassburg, Bernardo Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Brazil
Xue, Dayuan Lead Author Male Professor, School of Life and Environmental Science, Minzu University of China China China
Esler, Karen Review editor Female Head of Department, Conservation Ecology & Entomology Department, Stellenbosch University South Africa
Balint, Lenke Fellow Female Head of Communities and Capacity Development, Birdlife International Romania Hungary
Mohamed, Assem Fellow Male Senior Researcher, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation (MALR), Central Laboratory for Agricultural Climate (CLAC) Egypt
Selomane, Odirilwe Fellow Male Postdoctoral Researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre and Council for Scientific and Industrial Research Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa South Africa

Chapter 6: opportunities and challenges for decision makers

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Razzaque, Jona Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor of Environmental Law, Barrister at Law, Department of Law, Faculty of Business and Law, University of the West of England United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Visseren Hamakers, Ingrid Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, Radboud University United States of America Netherlands
Gautam, Ambika Lead Author Male Professor and Principal, Kathmandu Forestry College Nepal
Gerber, Leah Lead Author Female Professor, School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University Ecoservices Group, Arizona State University United States of America
Islar, Mine Lead Author Female Associate Professor , Lund University Centre For Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) Turkey Turkey Sweden
Karim, Md Saiful Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology Australia Australia Bangladesh
Kelemen, Eszter Lead Author Female Researcher, ESSRG; Institute for Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Hungary Hungary
Liu, Jinlong Lead Author Male Professor, Renmin University of China China China
Lui, Gabriel Lead Author Male Deputy Director, Department of Forests and Control of Deforestation, Brazilian Ministry of the Environment Brazil
Mcelwee, Pamela Lead Author Female Associate Professor, Rutgers University United States of America United States of America
Mohammed, Abrar Juhar Lead Author Male Research fellow, The University of Tokyo Addis Ababa University Ethiopia
Mungatana, Eric Dada Lead Author Male Professor, University of Pretoria Kenya
Muradian, Roldan Lead Author Male Professor, Universidade Federal Fluminense Netherlands
Rusch, Graciela Lead Author Female Senior researcher, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research Noregian institute for nature research Argentina
Turnhout, Esther Lead Author Female Professor (full), Forest and Nature Conservation Policy Group, Wageningen University Netherlands Netherlands
Williams, Meryl Lead Author Female , AsiaPacific-FishWatch Australia
Carabias Lillo, Julia Review editor Female Member of the faculty of Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Plesník, Jan Review editor Male Adviser, Nature Conservation Agency of the Czech Republic (NCA CR) Czech Republic Czech Republic
Chan, Ivis Julieta Fellow Female International Project Officer, Plantlife International Belize
Fernández Llamazares, Álvaro Fellow Male Post-doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki University of Helsinki Spain
Lim, Michelle Fellow Female Lecturer, Adelaide Law School International Social Science Council (ISSC) Australia

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Ngo, Hien Technical Support Unit head Female Pollination Coordinator, IPBES Secretariat Canada
Gueze, Maximilien Technical Support Unit Male Science Officer, IPBES Secretariat France

Other

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Carneiro Da Cunha, Maria Manuela Review editor Female Professor emerita, The University of Chicago Portugal
Mace, Georgina Review editor Female Director of the Centre for Biodiversity and Environment, University College London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mooney, Harold Review editor Male Professor Emeritus, Stanford University United States of America United States of America United States of America