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Organization Focal Points

The procedures for the preparation of IPBES deliverables (set out in annex I to decision IPBES-3/3) invites relevant stakeholders (qualified national, regional, and international scientific organizations, centres of excellence and institutions known for their work and expertise), to present candidates in response to calls for the nomination of experts to prepare IPBES deliverables. The table below presents the names of nominated organization focal points.

Organizations are requested to designate or update focal points through the following form: 

Please report any incorrect information by writing to [email protected]

Organization Name Designation
International Institute for Sustainability Bruna Pavani Focal point
International Water Management Institute, IWMI Matthew Mccartney Focal point
IUAES - International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences Thomas Reuter Focal point
IVL Swedish Environmental Research Institute Henrik Johansson Focal point
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Mercy Gichora Focal point
Leiden University Alexander Van Oudenhoven Focal point
Lomonosov Moscow State University Oxana Klimanova Focal point
l’Association Congolaise pour le Développement Agricole Daldy Rustichel Youbou Biagha Focal point
Marine Ecosystems Protected Areas (MEPA) Trust Ruth Spencer Focal point
Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal 462003 (An Institute of National Importance) Alka Bharat Focal point
Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environement Mostafa Madbouhi Focal point
Natural History Museum, London John Jackson Focal point
Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich, UK Jeremy Haggar Focal point
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Koos Biesmeijer Focal point
Northwest A&F University Wang Fei Focal point
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) Trine Hay Setsaas Focal point
Norwegian Veterinary Institute Carlos Goncalo Das Neves Focal point
NTFP-EP Asia Diana San Jose Focal point
Ocean One Social Research Centre Ismael Ocen Focal point
PBL Netherlands environmental Assessment Agency Machteld Schoolenberg Focal point
Plymouth Marine Laboratory Thecla Keizer Focal point
Radboud University Cristina Inoue Focal point
Reforestamos Mexico Ernesto Herrera Guerra Focal point
Saami Council Gunn-Britt Retter Focal point
School of Natural Sciences and Medicine, Ilia State University David Tarkhnishvili Focal point
Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Aidin Niamir Focal point
Smithsonian Institution Britta Garfield Focal point
Somali Integrated Fishing Organization Ali Hassan Focal point
Sony Computer Science Laboratories, Inc. Masatoshi Funabashi Focal point
Svyam Bane Gopal Parimal Parashar Focal point