UrbanConservation Strategies Specialist Group            

World Commission on Protected Areas

IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature)

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SPECIALIST GROUP MEMBERS

This list of Specialist Group members and associates is temporary (posted 13 September 2018)


Shardul Bajikar, Naturalist, Mumbai, India

Amir Balaban, Jerusalem Bird Observatory, Jerusalem, Israel

Tasneem Balasinorwala (India), Bonn, Germany

James R. (Jim) Barborak, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

Alfred Bernhard, Willoughby City Council, New South Wales, Australia

Stacie Beute, Central Arizona Conservation Alliance, Desert Botanic Gardens, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Sarah M. Bexell, Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding, Chengdu, Sichuan, China

Sara Borgström, Stockholm Resilience Center, University of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden

Mark Bouman, Field Museum of Natural History and Chicago Wilderness, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Kobie Brand, ICLEI - Local Govermments for Sustainability, Cities Biodiversity Center, Cape Town, South Africa

Hector Ceballos-Lascurain, international consultant in environmental architecture, ecotourism, and regional planning, Mexico City, Mexico

Richard Cellarius, Sierra Club, Portland, Oregon, USA

Bruno Charlier, Laboratoire Societé Environnement Territoire, Université de Pau, Pau, France (d)

David Clarke, Parks Forum, Fitzroy, Victoria, Australia

Nicholas Conner, Office of Environment and Heritage, Department of Premier and Cabinet, State of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW, Australia

George Davis, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town, South Africa

Peter Dogse, UNESCO, Paris, France

Robert E. Doyle, East Bay Regional Park District, Oakland, California, USA

Michael R. Eaton, Berkeley, California, USA; formerly Resources Legacy Fund, The Nature Conservancy, and the California Natural Resources Agency

Joseph T. Edmiston, Santa Monica Mountains Conservancy, Malibu, California, USA

Peter Frost, Natural Resources Wales, Bangor, Wales, UK

Lloyd Gardner, Environmental Support Services, St. Thomas, Virgin Islands of the United States

Gary Geller, Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA/California Institute of Technology), Pasadena, California, USA

Paolo Giuntarelli, State Reserve of Litorale Romana, Italy; formerly Roma Natura

David Goldstein, United States National Park Service, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

David Goode, Bath, UK; formerly Greater London Authority

Burak Guneralp,Texas A&M University, College Station Texas, USA

István Gyarmathy, Hortobagy National Park, Hungary (d)

Brahim Haddane, Fondation Mohammed VI pour la Protection de l' Environnement, Salé, Morocco

Rina Hauptfeld, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA

John Hearnshaw, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand (d)

Monty Hempel, University of Redlands, Redlands, California, USA

Li-Der Ho, National Kaohsiung Normal University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan

Glen Hyman, Centre de sociologie des organisations, Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po), Paris, France

Peter Jacobs, Université de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada; formerly Chair, IUCN Commission on Environmental Planning

Celso Junius, Carioca Protected Areas Mosaic, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Tania Katzschner, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa

Adrienne Keene, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Elisabeth Kersten, InterEnvironment Institute; formerly Senate Office of Research, California Legislature, Sacramento, California, USA

Neeraj Khera, India Office, Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), New Delhi, India

Dan Laffoley, IUCN/WCPA Marine, Sheffield, England, United Kingdom

Louis Lavoie, Rouge National Urban Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 

Tanya Layne, South African National Biodiversity Institute, Cape Town, South Africa

Yu-Fai Leung, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Ana Lira, Federal District Protected Areas, Brasilia, Brazil

Travis Longcore, Urban Wildlands Group, Los Angeles, California, USA (d)

Louise Lézy-Bruno, Institut Libertas, Université de Paris X, Nanterre, France

Mark Lellouch, environmental business consultant, Taos, New Mexico, USA

Neil McCarthy, North East Catchment Management Authority, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia

Robert W. McIntosh, Jamaica Bay - Rockaway Parks Conservancy; formerly Gateway National Recreation Area (New York City), Beverly, Massachusetts, USA

Jeffrey A. McNeely, IUCN Senior Science Advisor. Formerly: IUCN Chief Scientist; Executive Officer, World Commission on Protected Areas, IUCN, Hua Hin, Thailand

Linda McMillan, McMillan Associates; Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme; IUCN/WCPA Mountains Theme, San Rafael, California, USA

Pedro da Cunha e Menezes, Brazilian Diplomat, Brasilia, Brazil

Marina Mlakar, Rudjer Boskovic Institute, Zagreb, Croatia

Cipriano Marin, UNESCO Centre of the Canary Islands, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain (d)

Xola Mkefe, Department of Environmental Affairs, South Africa

Greg Moore, Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy, San Francisco, California, USA

Kate Moore, Lilongwe Wildlife Trust, Lilongwe, Malawi

Brett Myrdal, South African National Parks, Cape Town, South Africa

Juan José Negro, Doñana Biological Station, Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain (d)

Cristi Marie C. Nozawa, Asia Division, BirdLife International, Singapore

Gregg Oelofse, City of Cape Town, South Africa

Michael Paparian, InterEnvironment Institute; formerly Deputy Treasurer, State of California, Sacramento, California, USA

Adrian Phillips, conservationist; former Chair, IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas, Cheltenham, England, UK

Erika Pogacnik, Dark-sky Slovenia, Ljubljana, Slovenia (d)

Bachir Raissouni, Al Akhwayn University, Ifrane, Morocco and Dijon, France

Daniel Raven-Ellison, London National Park City campaign, London, England, UK, www.ravenellison.com

Debra Roberts, Development Planning and Management Unit, eThekwini Municipality, Durban, South Africa 

Donald Rodriguez, California State University Channel Islands, Camarillo, California, USA

Clive Ruggles, University of Leicester, Leicester, England, United Kingdom (d)

Philip Rundel, University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA

Yoav Sagi, Open Landscape Institute; formerly Society for Protection of Nature in Israel, Tel Aviv, Israel

Bittu Sahgal, Kids for Tigers, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh, India

Richard Saunier, conservationist, Tucson, Arizona, USA; formerly Organization of American States

Marinez Scherer, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil

John Senior, Parks Victoria, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

David Sheppard, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Apia, Samoa; formerly Head of Protected Areas Programme, IUCN

Alexander de Sherbinin, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center; Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), The Earth Institute at Columbia University, Palisades, New York, USA

Woody Smeck, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks, California, USA

Chris Spence, Sausalito, California, USA

Ruida Stanvliet, CapeNature, Stellenbosch, South Africa

Karen Treviño, Natural Sounds and Night Skies Division, United States National Park Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA (d)

Ted Trzyna, InterEnvironment Institute, Claremont, California, USA

Pam Veinotte, Rouge National Urban Park, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Rodrigo Victor, Forest Institute, State of São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil

Miguel von Behr, Instituto Chico Mendes de Conservação de Biodiversidade (Chico Mendez Institute for Biodiversity Conservation), Brazilian Ministry of Environment, Brasilia, Brazil

Jeff Ward, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

John Waugh, consultant, former Deputy Director, IUCN Washington office, Upperville, Virginia, USA

Shin Wang, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan Province, China

David Welch, ecosystem management and protected areas consultant, Ottawa, Canada; formerly Parks Canada (d)

Lynn Wilson, Capital Regional District, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

Fook Yee Wong, Geography Department, University of Hong Kong; formerly Agriculture, Fisheries, and Conservation Department, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China (s)

Judy Ling Wong, Black Environment Network, London, England, UK