Please note: The allocation of experts to chapters may be subject to change.

Additional experts may be selected in line with the procedure for filling gaps in expertise set out in annex I to decision IPBES-4/3.

Chapter 1. Introduction

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Balvanera , Patricia Chair Female Professor, Instituto de Investigaciones en Ecosistemas y Sustentabilidad (IIES), Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico Mexico
Baptiste, Brigitte Chair Transgender General Director, Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Research on Biological Resources Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Colombia Spain
Christie, Michael Chair 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
Pascual, Unai Chair Male Research Professor, Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science), Basque Centre for Climate Change, Bilbao Switzerland Spain
Lliso, Bosco Fellow Male , Basque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) Spain Spain
Monroy, Ana Fellow Female Postdoctoral fellow, University of Vermont Mexico Mexico

Chapter 2. Coverage of diverse conceptualizations of values with regard to nature and nature’s benefits to people

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Anderson, Christopher Coordinating Lead Author Male Full Research Scientist and Associate Professor, Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas (CONICET) Argentina Argentina
Raymond, Christopher Coordinating Lead Author Male Professor, Helsinki Institute of Sustainability Science, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki Sweden Australia Netherlands
Arias-Arévalo, Paola Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Universidad del Valle Colombia Colombia
Kenter, Jasper Lead Author Male Senior Lecturer in Deliberative Ecological Economics, University of York United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Netherlands United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Muraca, Barbara Lead Author Female Assistant Professor of Environmental and Social Philosophy, Oregon State University United States of America Italy
Samakov, Aibek Lead Author Male , Universität Tübingen Aigine Cultural Research Center Kyrgyzstan
AMIN, Ariane Fellow Female Lecturer, Research Associate, UFHB, CSRS Côte d’Ivoire
Lenzi, Dominic Fellow Male Postdoctoral Researcher, Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change Australia Australia Italy
Murali, Ranjini Fellow Female , The Snow Leopard Trust and The Nature Conservation Foundation The Snow Leopard Trust India

Chapter 3. Different valuation methodologies and approaches

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Jacobs, Sander Coordinating Lead Author Male Researcher, Research Institute for Nature and Forest INBO Belgium Belgium
Mwampamba, Tuyeni Heita Coordinating Lead Author Female Associate Research Professor, Institute of Ecosystems & Sustainability Research, National Autonomous University of Mexico Mexico
Termansen, Mette Coordinating Lead Author Female Professor, University of Copenhagen Denmark Denmark
Ahn, SoEun Lead Author Female , Republic of KoreaKorea Environment Institute Republic of Korea
Castro, Antonio J. Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, University of Almeria Spain Spain
Choi, Andy Lead Author Male Principal Researcher, National Institute of Ecology, Republic of Korea Republic of Korea Republic of Korea
Dendoncker, Nicolas Lead Author Male , Belgium Belgium
Ghazi, Houda Lead Author Female , Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Morocco
Gundimeda, Haripriya Lead Author Female Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Future Earth India
Mohamed, Asia Lead Author Female Lecturer/Researcher, University of Khartoum, Institute of Environmental Studies Sudan Sudan
Mukherjee, Nibedita Lead Author Female Post Doctoral Researcher, University of Exeter University of Exeter India
Ngouhouo Poufoun, Jonas Lead Author Male , INRA - BETA - CIFOR CameroonInstitute for Enhanced Livelihoods Cameroon
Palomo, Ignacio Lead Author Male Postdoctoral Researcher, Basque Centre for Climate Change Spain Spain
Pandit, Ram Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, University of Western Australia Nepal Nepal
Schaafsma, Marije Lead Author Female Senior Research Associate (tenure-track), University of Southampton Netherlands Netherlands
Filyushkina, Anna Fellow Female Post-doctoral researcher, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences Russian Federation
Hernández Blanco, Marcello Fellow Male Biodiversity and Climate Change Consultant, Independent Costa Rica Costa Rica

Chapter 4. Findings and lessons learned on valuation methodologies and approaches

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Barton, David N. Coordinating Lead Author Male Senior research scientist, Norway Norway United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Chaplin Kramer, Rebecca Coordinating Lead Author Female Lead Scientist, Natural Capital Project, Stanford.University United States of America United States of America
Bravo-Monroy, Liliana Lead Author , Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt
Engel, Stefanie Lead Author Female Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Osnabrueck GermanyBasque Centre for Climate Change (BC3) Germany
Hahn, Thomas Lead Author Male Associate Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre Sweden Sweden
Leimona, Beria Lead Author Female Lead of Cluster of Activities Global Learning Landscape – the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry, World Agroforestry Centre United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) Indonesia
Molua, Ernest Lytia Lead Author Male Associate Professor & Chair/Head of Department, Faculty of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, University of Buea Centre for Independent Development Research University of Buea Cameroon Cameroon
Niamir, Aidin Lead Author Male Scientist, Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Institute Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Pawlowska-Mainville, Agnes Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, University of Northern British Columbia, Canada University of Northern British Columbia Canada Poland
AYDIN, Cem İskender Fellow Male Mercator-IPC Fellow, Istanbul Policy Center Turkey
Iranah, Pricila Fellow Female Postdoctoral fellow, Colorado State University Mauritius Mauritius
Nelson, Sara Fellow Female Postdoctoral Fellow, University of British Columbia Department of Geography Canada United States of America

Chapter 5. Knowledge and data gaps and uncertainties in terms of the bridging and integration of diverse conceptualizations of values of nature and its benefits to people

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Kumar, Ritesh Coordinating Lead Author Male Conservation Programme Manager, Wetlands International South Asia India India
Martin, Adrian Coordinating Lead Author Male , United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
OFarrell, Patrick Coordinating Lead Author Male Principal Scientist And Research Group Leader, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) South Africa South Africa
Eser, Uta Lead Author Female Independent researcher, Büro für Umweltethik Germany Germany
Faith, Daniel Lead Author Male ex-officio and recent co-lead of bioGENESIS, bioGENESIS Australia Australia
Harmackova, Zuzana Lead Author Female Postdoctoral fellow, Stockholm Resilience Centre Czech RepublicGlobal Change Research Centre of the Czech Academy of Sciences Czech Republic
Horcea Milcu, Andra Ioana Lead Author Female Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki Romania Romania
Quaas, Martin Lead Author Male , Leipzig University and German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Germany Germany
Rode, Julian Lead Author Male Researcher, Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research (UFZ), Germany Germany Germany
Sitas, Nadia Lead Author Female Senior Researcher, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research South Africa South Africa
Strassburg, Bernardo Lead Author Male Assistant Professor, Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro Brazil Brazil
Yoshida, Yuki Lead Author Female Assistant Professor, Hiroshima University Japan Japan
Hummel , Natalia Fellow Female Project Manager, FGV Brazil Brazil
Koessler, Ann-Kathrin Fellow Female , Institute for Environmental Systems Science and School of Business Administration and Economics, University Osnabrück Institute for Environmental Systems Science University Osnabrück Germany

Chapter 6. Capacity-building needs and the steps required to respond to those needs

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
Kelemen, Eszter Coordinating Lead Author Female Researcher, ESSRG; Institute for Sociology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Hungary Hungary
Mazhenchery Subramanian, Suneetha Coordinating Lead Author Female Adj Senior Research Fellow, UNU-Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) India
Asah, Stanley Lead Author Male Associate Professor: Human Dimensions of Natural Resource Management , University of Washington UN Convention on Biological Diversity United States of America Cameroon
Islar, Mine Lead Author Female Associate Professor , Lund University Centre For Sustainability Studies (LUCSUS) Turkey Turkey Sweden
Kosmus, Marina Lead Author Female Head of Project / Project Director, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) Austria Argentina
Mead, Aroha Lead Author Female Research Associate, IUCN - CEESP New Zealand Biological Heritage National Science Challenge New Zealand
Porter-Bolland, Luciana Lead Author Female associate professor, Instituto de Ecología, A.C. Mexico Mexico
Varga, Anna Lead Author Female research fellow, MTA Centre for Ecological Research, Alkotmány u. 2-3, 2163 Vácrátót, Hungary Hungary Hungary
Amaruzaman, Sacha Fellow Male PhD Candidate , Centre for Global Food and Resources - University of Adelaide IndonesiaWorld Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Indonesia
Yiu, Evonne Fellow Female Research Fellow, United Nations University United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) Singapore

 

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)
Watson, Robert Bureau task force/expert group member Male Director for Stategic Development, Tyndall Center Department of Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Avdibegovic, Mersudin MEP task force/expert group member Male Professsor, University of Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina
Diaw, Mariteuw Chimere MEP task force/expert group member Male , African Model Forests Network (AMFN) Secretariat Cameroon Senegal
Diaz-de-Leon, Antonio MEP task force/expert group member Male President, Innovative Cutting Edge Solutions (ICES) Mexico
Vilá, Bibiana MEP task force/expert group member Female Principal Researcher, CONICET: National Research Council Argentina Spain

Technical Support Unit

Name Role Gender Affiliation Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies)
González, David Technical Support Unit head Male Head, IIES-UNAM, ValuES-GIZ Mexico
Arroyo Robles, Gabriela Technical Support Unit Female Project Official, TSU Values Mexico
Cantú-Fernández, Mariana Technical Support Unit Female Project Official, TSU Values Mexico
Guibrunet, Louise Technical Support Unit Female postdoc fellow, Research Institute on Ecosystems and Sustainability, National Autonomous University of Mexico France
Rios Beltrán, Fernanda Technical Support Unit Female Project Official, TSU Values Mexico