Senior Researcher at the CNRS, working at the interface between ecology and biodiversity conservation, with the study of spatial biodiversity patterns as the unifying theme. Scientific Coordinator of Inspire4Nature and Supervisor of Project 6 and Project 14.
Lecturer at the University of Montpellier, with a research focus on the effects of anthropic factors on population dynamics and their implications for the conservation of biodiversity. Equal Opportunities Referee of the Inspire4Nature project, and supervisor of Project 7.
Research Scientist at Sapienza University of Rome focusing on species distribution, extinction risk, conservation priority setting and biodiversity scenarios. Coordinator of the Global Mammal Assessment and European Editor of Conservation Biology. Supervisor of Project 1, Project 2, Project 4, Project 13.
Professor of Human Geography focusing on Environment and Society in Developing Countries, more specifically on land use transitions, ecosystem services and food security in the Global South. Has worked for two decades on the dynamics of forest-agriculture frontiers looking at how changes in land use affect social-ecological systems. Supervisor of Project 11.
Associate professor in Human Geography and Geoinformatics. I work in an interdisciplinary setting, combining methods from social sciences with geoinformatics and quantitative analysis. Main research interests cover human-environment systems and in particular land system dynamics. Supervisor of Project 11.
Research Fellow at UCL-CBER and at ZSL-IoZ. Investigates past and future impact of anthropogenic threats on animal populations and the socio-economic pathways and conservation actions needed to avert or mitigate these threats. Supervisor of Project 2, Project 3, Project 5, Project 9.
Head of Species Monitoring and Research at the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science and Honorary Professor at the Centre for Biodiversity and Environment Research, UCL. Research interests include biodiversity monitoring and indicators, citizen science, climatic change impacts, conservation priorities, measuring natural capital and ecosystem services, alien invasive species, and the impacts of predation and wildlife diseases. With a particular interest in survey design, monitoring, indicators, and in promoting informed and evidence-based environmental decision making to bridge the gap between conservation science and policymaking. Supervisor of Project 5.
Scientist in freshwater biodiversity, ecology and ichthyology. Working at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, with many years' experiences in science and project coordination. Also deeply involved in IUCN's fishy things, as regional chair of the Freshwater Fish Specialist Group, a Red List Authority, and a member of the Red List Committee. Supervisor of Project 8.
Professor for Integrative Fisheries Management at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin and Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries. We study fisheries and conservation from a social-ecological lens and produce knowledge to improve inland fisheries management and conservation of fishes. Supervisor of Project 8.
Research Director, at the Institute of Marine Biological Resources and Inland Waters of the Hellenic Centre for Marine Research, responsible for the "Biodiversity Conservation and Environmental Restoration" working team of the Division of Inland Waters. Currently working on the conservation of the freshwater Greek ichthyofauna, with emphasis to the endangered, endemic species, the systematics of freshwater fish and the implementation of the Water Framework Directive in Greece. Supervisor of Project 10.
Researcher at ISPA – Instituto Universitário, Portugal. Specialised on seabird and marine turtle ecology. Long-term involvement in the management of marine protected areas and biodiversity in West Africa. Supervisor of Project 15.
Chief Scientist at IUCN, responsible for scientific support to knowledge product delivery, connections with peer scientific networks, and strengthening IUCN’s culture of science. Supervisor of Project 8 and Project 10.
Invasive Species Programme Officer. Expertise on the EU Invasive Alien Species (IAS) Regulation, and data and knowledge provision to support the identification of and prioritisation of IAS and pathways of introduction. Supervisor of Project 7.
Chief Scientist at Birdlife International and Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Cambridge. Expertise in biodiversity indicators, IUCN Red List assessments, KBAs, quantifying conservation impacts. Supervisor of Project 4, Project 6, Project 12.
Flyways Science Coordinator at BirdLife International. Expertise in conservation of migratory birds and flyways, scientific support to policy processes, spatial tools to support decision-making. Supervisor of Project 14.
Global Science Coordinator (IBAs and KBAs) at BirdLife International, and Honorary Research Fellow, University of Cambridge. Interests include spatial and temporal patterns in biodiverity and biodiversity loss, the impacts of multilateral environmental agreements and the ecology and biogeography of globally threatened birds. Supervisor of Project 1, Project 13.
Post-doctoral researcher at ZSL, with a focus on developing global biodiversity indicators, the role of global and national Red Lists, and the distribution of biodiversity and threats. Supervisor of Project 9.
Head of Indicators and Assessments Unit at ZSL, leading the development of global biodiversity indicators and the application of new computational techniques in biodiversity, ecology and behaviour. Supervisor of Project 3.
Head of the Protected Areas Programme at UNEP-WCMC, overseeing the tracking of global progress towards international protected area targets, and the support provided to nations and regions in the development of their protected areas network and in meeting their international commitments. Supervisor of Project 7, Project 11 and Project 12.
Chief Scientist at UNEP-WCMC, overseeing the development of both novel and policy-relevant science related to biodiversity, ecosystem services, human pressures, ecosystem modelling, and biological and social science linkages, as well as inputs on scientific design and application across the centre. Supervisor of Project 2.
Senior Programme Officer in the Protected Areas Programme at UNEP-WCMC, leading on activities related to protected areas indicators and scientific assessments, including in relation to governance and monitoring climate change impacts, and our work with IUCN World Heritage programme. Supervisor of Project 6 and Project 12.
Programme Officer in the Protected Areas Programme at UNEP-WCMC, providing support and scientific advice to technical projects and the development of work related to connectivity, protected area management effectiveness and the post-2020 biodiversity strategy. Supervisor of Project 6.
Data Manager and Senior Programme Officer in the Protected Areas Programme at UNEP-WCMC, managing the World Database on Protected Areas (WDPA) and associated products such as the Protected Planet report, The UN List of Protected Areas, and the protectedplanet.net website. Supervisor of Project 7 and Project 11.
Post-Doctoral Scientist in the Science Programme at UNEP-WCMC. Leading on activities related to capacity building, scientific research, and biodiversity policy in the 4 year project ACACIA. Supervisor of Project 2.
Assistant Professor at the Biology Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, with broad interests in island biogeography, macroecology, community ecology, evolution, and conservation biology. Board member of the International Biogeography Society. Supervisor of Project 10.