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Business and biodiversity scoping experts

Information on the call for the nomination of experts to assist with the scoping of the business and biodiversity assessment is available here. Please scroll down for the selected list of experts.

The group of experts to assist with the scoping of the assessment on business and biodiversity selected by the Multidisciplinary Expert Panel of IPBES is comprised of experts and practitioners with outstanding expertise related to the impact and dependency of different economic sectors on biodiversity and nature’s contributions to people.  Experts and practitioners come from a diversity of backgrounds including from academia and the private sector, and bring to the scoping process a diversity of relevant disciplines, expertise and domains.

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
Cengiz Akandil Scoping expert Switzerland 瑞士
University of Zürich ORCID logo 0000-0001-5092-8921
Katerina Atanasovska Scoping expert North Macedonia 北马其顿
Farmahem DOOEL environmental consultancy ORCID logo 0000-0002-1753-8590
Jan Bebbington Scoping expert United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国
University of Lancaster ORCID logo 0000-0001-7251-1780
Kate Brauman Scoping expert United States of America 美利坚合众国
University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment ORCID logo 0000-0002-8099-285X
Kalpana Chaudhari Scoping expert India 印度
Institute for Sustainable development and Research (ISDR)
Farid Chemat Scoping expert France 法国
Avignon University ORCID logo 0000-0002-1712-3969
Dumisani Chirambo Scoping expert United Nations Development Programme 马拉维
Seeds of Opportunity ORCID logo 0000-0003-2310-9896
Hamed Daly Scoping expert Tunisia 突尼斯
Steven Dickinson Scoping expert TOTAL SE 法国
TotalEnergies SE ORCID logo 0000-0003-1480-8548
Clément Feger Scoping expert France 法国
AgroParisTech / University of Montpellier ORCID logo 0000-0003-0157-3292
Annelisa Grigg Scoping expert European Union 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国
Global Balance Ltd
Ernesto Herrera Guerra Scoping expert Mexico 墨西哥
Reforestamos Mexico
Luis Inostroza Scoping expert Chile 智利
Mendel University in Brno ORCID logo 0000-0002-6303-4529
Norihiro Itsubo Scoping expert Japan 日本
Tokyo city university
Lorena Jaramillo Scoping expert United Nations Conference on Trade and Development 厄瓜多尔
Chulhyun JEON Scoping expert Republic of Korea 大韩民国
National Institute of Forest Science, 57Hoegi-ro, Dongdaemun-Gu, Seoul, the Republic of Korea ORCID logo 0000-0002-7742-7315
Mark Johnston Scoping expert United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国
BP plc
Matt Jones Scoping expert United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国
UN Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre (UNEP-WCMC) ORCID logo 0000-0002-5690-4274
Elikana Kalumanga Scoping expert United Republic of Tanzania 坦桑尼亚联合共和国
University of Dar es Salaam
Pauline Kalunda Scoping expert ECOTRUST - The Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda 乌干达
Environmental Conservation Trust of Uganda ORCID logo 0000-0003-1268-5943
Michal Kulak Scoping expert Robeco Switzerland 波兰
Robeco Switzerland ORCID logo 0000-0002-4599-3195
Koichi Kuriyama Scoping expert Japan 日本
Kyoto University
Jinlong Liu Scoping expert China 中国
Renmin University of China ORCID logo 0000-0002-0228-0865
Rafael Loyola Scoping expert Brazil 巴西
International Institute for Sustainability ORCID logo 0000-0001-5323-2735
John Mburu Scoping expert International University Network on Cultural and Biological Diversity (IUNCBD) 肯尼亚
University of Nairobi
Warwick Mostert Scoping expert Anglo American 南非
Anglo American
Valerie Nelson Scoping expert United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 大不列颠及北爱尔兰联合王国
University of Greenwich
Giuseppe Nerilli Scoping expert Italy 意大利
Independent expert ORCID logo 0000000267620955
Fabien Quétier Scoping expert France 法国
Rewilding Europe ORCID logo 0000-0002-3767-0353
Asha Rajvanshi Scoping expert India 印度
Independent Expert
Vanesa Rodriguez Osuna Scoping expert Germany 多民族玻利维亚国
UNEP Finance Initiative
Oliver Schelske Scoping expert Switzerland 瑞士
Swiss Re Institute ORCID logo 0000-0003-4273-5307
Jessica Smith Scoping expert Switzerland 加拿大
UNEP Finance Initiative ORCID logo 0000-0001-7915-5061
Laura Sonter Scoping expert Australia 澳大利亚
The University of Queensland
Claudiana Souza Scoping expert Anglo American 巴西
Anglo American
Rady Tawfik Scoping expert International Union for Conservation of Nature Regional Office for West Asia 埃及
Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA) ORCID logo 0000-0002-8524-7023
Michel Trommetter Scoping expert France 法国
National Institute for Research in Agriculture and Environment
Madhu verma Scoping expert India 印度
Iora Ecological Solutions ORCID logo 0000-0002-7982-9182
Ederson Augusto Zanetti Scoping expert Global Conservation Standard 巴西
Global Conservation Standard ORCID logo 0009-0005-4766-8563
Yang Zhao Scoping expert China 中国
Ministry of Ecology and Environment

Bureau and Multidisciplinary Expert Panel representatives

Name Role Nominating government/organisation Nationality(ies) Affiliation ORCID Identifier
Floyd Homer Bureau task force/expert group member 特立尼达和多巴哥
Multicrop Facility Ltd
Julia Marton - Lefevre Bureau task force/expert group member 法国
Germán Andrade MEP task force/expert group member 哥伦比亚
Instituto Humboldt
Judith Fisher MEP task force/expert group member 澳大利亚
Fisher Research Pty Ltd (Director and Principal Socio-ecologist) and Institute of Agriculture University of Western Australia and Curtin University and Western Australian Museum ORCID logo 0000-0003-1773-9832
Marie Stenseke MEP task force/expert group member 瑞典
Department of Economy and Society, Gothenburg University ORCID logo 0000-0002-1111-5175