Experts

BES-Net brings together a network of experts in biodiversity and ecosystem services and offers a forum to network and learn about the latest research being undertaken in the space.

Our Experts

Currently, BES-Net has a pool of over 130 experts from around the world in the fields of biodiversity conservation, pollinator conservation, ecosystem-based adaptation, biodiversity finance, indigenous and local knowledge and more.

Mr. shaun_martin
Profession: Senior Director, Climate Adaptation Resilience
Organization: World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: ecosystem-based adaptation; resilience; climate change communications; mainstreaming climate change; adaptation training and capacity building; educational games
Dr. shalini_dhyani
Profession: Scientist
Organization: CSIR National Environmental Engineering Research Institute
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Biodiversity Impact and Risk Assessment; Ecosystem based approaches for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Chnage Adaptations; Forest Ecology and Environment; Urban Forests
Professor shafqat_saeed
Profession: Chairman/Professor
Organization: MNS University of Agriculture, Multan
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Pollinator's biology and ecology
Dr. saul_cunningham
Profession: Senior Researcher
Organization: Australian National University
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Crop Pollination, Biodiversity in agricultural landscapes; Involved as an expert in IPBES assessment on Pollinators, Pollination and food Production.
Mr. saiful_karim
Profession: Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Law School
Organization: Queensland University of Technology
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Environmental law, Environmental policy,  Marine environmental law, Agricultural law, Agricultural policy, Climate change law, Environmental governance in the Asia-Pacific, Land Conservation Law, Marine biodiversity conservation law, Forestry law, REDD+;
Dr. ruth_martinez
Profession: Manager, Climate Change and Adaptation in farming systems
Organization: Conservation International
Languages: English, Spanish
Technical field(s) of expertise: Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Ecosystem-based Adaptation in Agriculture; Tropical Agriculture: Central America, Latin America; Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management; Anthropology: Environmental Anthropology, stakeholder engagement; Climate change: Adaptation, REDD.
Professor rosemary_hails
Profession: Director
Organization: NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Natural capital monitoring and accounting
Dr. robert_kajobe
Profession: Director of Research
Organization: National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO); Rwebitaba Zonal Agricultural Research and Development Institute (Rwebitaba ZARDI)
Languages: English, Other
Technical field(s) of expertise: Tropical Bees, Pollinators and Pollination, Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Food security, Public Administration;
Dr. ravshankar_thupalli
Profession: Independent International Consultant
Organization: n/a
Languages: English, Other
Technical field(s) of expertise: Forest Biodiversity Specialist and Community Mobilization and ABS Expert. Involved in the IPBES assessment on Land Degradation and Restoration
Dr. ram_pandit
Profession: Assistant Professor
Organization: University of Western Australia
Languages: English
Technical field(s) of expertise: Forest Resource Economics, Protected Area and Biodiversity Conservation, Ecosystem Services, Economic Valuations. Involved in the IPBES assessment on Land Degradation and Restoration
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