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Members of the capacity-building task force (IPBES 10 - IPBES 13)

Information on the call for the nomination of experts for the task force on capacity-building is available here (EM/2023/37). Please scroll down for the selected list of task force members.

The group of experts for the task force on capacity-building selected by the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of IPBES is comprised of experts and practitioners with outstanding expertise relevant to capacity-building. 

They have been selected in their individual expert capacity and not to represent the views of any public or private organization. The Multidisciplinary Expert Panel aimed at a wide geographical representation from the five UN regions and gender balance, within the limits of the pool of nominations received.


Name Role Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies) Affiliation ORCID Identifier
Çiğdem Adem Expert Türkiye Турция
Middle East Technical University
Erdogan Cicek Expert Türkiye Турция
Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University ORCID logo 0000-0002-5334-5737
Edu Effiom Expert Nigeria Нигерия
Cross River State Forestry Commission
Shaenandhoa Garcia Rangel Expert UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) Венесуэла (Боливарианская Республика)
UNEP-WCMC ORCID logo 0002-6265-9201
Rob J. J. Hendriks Expert Netherlands (Kingdom of the) Нидерланды
Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food quality
Mochamad Indrawan Expert Research Center for Climate Change-Universitas Indonesia Индонезия
Research Center for Climate Change - Universitas Indonesia
Evelyn Lim Ai Lin Expert Malaysia Малайзия
Universiti Putra Malaysia ORCID logo 0000-0002-3516-3200
Marcela Márquez Expert Chile
ORCID logo 0000-0001-5630-1281
Ryan Mohammed Expert Trinidad and Tobago Тринидад и Тобаго
Тринидад и Тобаго
Auburn University, Biological Sciences
Nandhivarman Muthu Expert Association for Promoting Sustainability in Campuses and Communities
Isimemen Osemwegie Expert Nigeria Нигерия
Center for Development Research, University of Bonn
Brenda Parlee Expert Canada Канада
Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta ORCID logo 0000-0003-2545-4706
Tamar Pataridze Expert Georgia Грузия
Ahmed Siddig Expert Sudan Судан
University of Khartoum - Faculty of Forestry
Kathleen Williams Expert United States of America Соединенные Штаты Америки
United States Environmental Protection Agency Great Lakes Toxicology and Ecology Division ORCID logo 0000-0002-9577-6762

Bureau and Multidisciplinary Expert Panel representatives

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies) Affiliation ORCID Identifier
Eeva Primmer Bureau task force/expert group member Финляндия
Finnish Environment Institute ORCID logo 0000-0001-8954-8205
Sebsebe Demissew Woodmatas Bureau task force/expert group member Эфиопия
Addis Ababa University ORCID logo 0000-0002-0123-9596
Eric Fokam MEP task force/expert group member Камерун
University of Buea ORCID logo 0000-0003-4531-3580

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies) Affiliation ORCID Identifier
Ingunn Storrø Technical support unit (head) Норвегия
IPBES Secretariat - Technical Support Unit on Capacity Building
Erik Fagervik Gaden Technical support unit Норвегия
IPBES/The Norwegian Environment Agency
Diem Hong Tran Technical support unit Норвегия