Directory of Contacts

For all contact details from each GBIF Participant, you can go to this list and click on the name of the Participant.

Governing Board: Voting Participants

Participant Delegation members
Andorra
Ramon Copons (Head of Delegation)
Technical Director
Institut d'Estudis Andorrans
Av Rocafort, 21-23
Edifici Molí, 3r pis
Sant Julià de Lòria
AD600
AndorraTel: +376 742630
Roger Caritg (Additional Delegate)
Institut d'Estudis Andorrans
Avinguda Rocafort, 21-23
Edifici El Molí, 3er pis
Sant Julià de Lòria
AD600
AndorraTel: +376 742630
Argentina
Martin Ramirez (Head of Delegation)
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales
Angel Gallardo 470
Ciudad de Buenos Aires
C1405DJR
ArgentinaTel: +54 11 4982 8370, ext. 169
Silvia Nakano (Additional Delegate)
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovacíon Productiva
Godoy Cruz 2320
piso 2(C1425FQD)
Buenos Aires
ArgentinaTel: +5411 4899-5000 ext. 2800
Anabela Plos (Additional Delegate)
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales
Av. Angel Gallardo 470, C1405DJR
Buenos Aires
ArgentinaTel: +54 11 4982-8370 int. 141Fax: +54 11 4982-6670 int. 172
Australia
John La Salle (Head of Delegation)
Director of the Australian Insect Collection
Atlas of Living Australia
CSIRO National Facilities and Collections
GPO Box 1700
Canberra ACT
2601
AustraliaTel: +61 2 6246 4262
Joanne Daly (Additional Delegate)
CSIRO Strategic Advisor, Environment Group
CSIRO Agriculture
Black Mountain Laboratories
GPO Box 1600
Canberra ACT 2601
AustraliaTel: +61 418 252 831
Dave Martin (Additional Delegate)
Atlas of Living Australia
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
GPO Box 1700
Canberra ACT
2601
AustraliaTel: +61 2 6246 4439
Ursula Smith (Additional Delegate)
Museum Victoria
GPO Box 666,
Melbourne,
VIC 3001,
Australia.

Melbourne
3001
AustraliaTel: +61 (0)3 8341 7625

Belgium
Aline Van der Werf (Head of Delegation)
Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
Rue de la Science 8 B-1000
Bruxelles
BelgiumTel: 3222383671Fax: 3222305912
Dimitri Brosens (Additional Delegate)
Data Liaison Officer
Belgian Biodiversity Platform
Avenue Louise 231
Louizalaan
Brussels
1050
BelgiumTel: +32 (0)2 525 02 17
André Heughebaert (Additional Delegate)
IT engineer
Belgian Biodiversity Platform
Belgian Science Policy
Avenue Louise 231
Louizalaan
Brussels
1050
BelgiumTel: +32(0)2 238 3796
Benin
Gaston Akouehou (Head of Delegation)
Maître de Recherches au CAMES Forestier Economiste DG CERF Point Focal Diversité Biologique Spécialiste en Aménagement des espaces Agrosylvopastoraux
Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Habitat et de l’Urbanisme
Forets et des Ressources Naturelles
02 BP
1422 Cotonou
BeninTel: +229 97367678
Jean Cossi Ganglo (Additional Delegate)
Professeur de Foresterie
University of Abomey-Calavi
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques
BP 1493
Calavi
BP 1493
BeninTel: 00229 94578915
Colombia
Dairo Escobar (Head of Delegation)
Coordinator of Biodiversity Information System of Colombia
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt
Calle 28A #15-09
Bogotá D.C.
ColombiaTel: +571 3202767, ext 1157
Brigitte LG Baptiste Ballera (Additional Delegate)
Managing Director
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt
Calle 28A #15-09
Bogotá D.C.
ColombiaTel: +571 3202767 ext. 1100
Costa Rica
Maria Auxiliadora Mora (Head of Delegation)
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
Apdo. Postal 22-3100
Santo Domingo
Heredia
Costa RicaTel: +506 507 8175Fax: +506 507 8274
Manuel Vargas (Additional Delegate)
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
UEA de Bioinformática
Apdo. Postal 23-3100
Santo Domingo de Heredia
Costa RicaTel: (506) 507-8177Fax: (506) 507-8274
Denmark
Katherine Richardson (Head of Delegation)
Professor, Head of DanBIF Board
University of Copenhagen
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Universitetsparken 15, Building 3, 2nd floor
Copenhagen Ø
DK-2100
Denmark
Finn Borchsenius (Additional Delegate)
Associate Professor, Leader of DanBIF
Aarhus University
Science Museums
Ole Worms Allé 1, Building 1137

Aarhus C
DK-8000
DenmarkTel: +45 87 15 65 79

Isabel Calabuig (Additional Delegate)
Node Manager & Data Curator at DanBIF
University of Copenhagen
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen Ø
DK-2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 11 03
Estonia
Tiiu Kull (Head of Delegation)
Professor, Head of the Department of Botany
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Kreutzwaldi 5
Tartu
51014
EstoniaTel: +372 7311 883Fax: +372 7383 013
Liina Eek-Piirsoo (Additional Delegate)
Senior Officer
Nature Conservation Department
Nature Conservation Department
Narva mnt. 7a - 329
Tallinn
15172
EstoniaTel: +372 626 2877Fax: +372 626 2901
Finland
Leif Schulman (Head of Delegation)
Director
Finnish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 17
Helsinki
00014
FinlandTel: +358-50-5487692
Hanna Koivula (Additional Delegate)
Finnish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 17
Helsinki
FIN-00014
FinlandTel: +358-50-4154850
Kari Lahti (Additional Delegate)
Project Manager (FinBIF)
Finnish Museum of Natural History
P.O.Box 17
FI-00014 Helsinki
Helsinki
00014
FinlandTel: +358 400 727 955
Laura Raaska (Additional Delegate)
Unit Director (Biosciences and Environment)
Akademy of Finland
P.O.Box 131
FI-00531 Helsinki
Helsinki
00531
FinlandTel: +358 295 33 5094
Hannu Saarenmaa (Additional Delegate)
Research Director
Digitisation Centre of the Finnish Museum of Natural History and University of Eastern Finland
P.O. box 111
Joensuu
FIN-80101
Finland
France
Eric Chenin (Head of Delegation)
Biodiversity information systems manager; SEP Excutive
GBIF- France/Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
32, avenue Henri Varagnat
Bondy Cedex
Paris
93 143
FranceTel: +33 1 40 79 80 65
Anne-Sophie Archambeau (Additional Delegate)
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
GBIF France
MNHN Géologie - CP 48
43 Rue Buffon
Paris
75005
FranceTel: +33 1 40 79 80 65
Philippe Grandcolas (Additional Delegate)
Directeur
Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité
UMR 7205 CNRS
Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle
Bât. Entomologie, case 50
45, rue Buffon
Paris
75005
FranceTel: +33 (0)1 40 79 38 48Fax: +33 1 40 79 56 79
Michel Guiraud (Additional Delegate)
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle
Diection des Collections, CP 43
57, rue Cuvier
Paris cedex 05
75231
FranceTel: +33 1 40 79 48 41
Elisabeth Vergès (Additional Delegate)
Directrice scientifique du secteur "Environnement-Univers"
Ministère de l'Education Nationale, de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche
Direction générale de la Recherche et de l'Innovation
1, rue Descartes
F 75231 Paris
Cedex 05
FranceTel: +33 (0)1 55 55 85 43
Régine Vignes-Lebbe (Additional Delegate)
scientific coordinator
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
GBIF France
MNHN Géologie
CP 48
Paris
75005
FranceTel: +33 0 1 40798065
Germany
Christoph Häuser (Head of Delegation)
Director, Coordination GBIF-D Entomology
Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-Institut für Evolutions- und Biodiversitätsforschung
The Directorate, Office for Project Coordination, International Cooperation and Science Policy
Invalidenstraße 43
Berlin
10115
GermanyTel: +49 30 209 38479Fax: +49 30 2093 8561
Walter Berendsohn (Additional Delegate)
Speaker of the German Node Coordinators Group
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195 Berlin
GermanyTel: +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43)Fax: +49 30 841 729 43
Birgit Gemeinholzer (Additional Delegate)
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
AG Spezielle Botanik
Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen
Heinrich-Buff-Ring 38
D-35392 Giessen
GermanyTel: +49 (0)641-9935173
Ghana
Alfred A. Oteng-Yeboah (Head of Delegation)
Deputy Director
University of Ghana
Department of Botany
University of Ghana, LEGON
Accra
GhanaTel: +233 244 77 22 56Fax: ++233 21 777 655
Alex Asase (Additional Delegate)
Principal Investigator on the Ghana Biodiversity Informatics Project
University of Ghana
Department of Botany
P. O. Box LG 55, Legon
Accra
GhanaTel: +233244128800
Guinea
Sédibinet Sidibe (Head of Delegation)
Directeur
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales
BP 761
Conakry
GuineaTel: +224 622 46 23 91
Saïdou Doumbouya (Additional Delegate)
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales
BP 3641
Conakry
GuineaTel: +224 628 20 96 54Fax: +224 45 15 89
Iceland
Sigurdur Thrainsson (Head of Delegation)
Specialist at Office of Policy and International Affairs
Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources, Department of Land-quality and Natural Heritage
Skuggasundi 1

Reykjavik
IS-150
IcelandTel: +354 545 8600Fax: +354 562 4566

Ireland
Liam Lysaght (Head of Delegation)
Director
National Biodiversity Data Centre
Beechfield House
WIT West Campus Carriganore
Waterford
IrelandTel: +353 51 306240
Kenya
Geoffrey Mwachala (Head of Delegation)
National Museums of Kenya
Box 40658
Nairobi
00100
KenyaTel: +254 (0)20 3742131-4/3742161-4
Lawrence Monda (Additional Delegate)
ICT Manager
National Museums of Kenya
Box 40658
00100 Nairobi
KenyaTel: +254 20 8164134 /35 / 36Fax: +254 20 3741424
Korea, Republic of
Sang Hoon Lee (Head of Delegation)
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Multilateral Cooperation Division
47 Gwanmun-ro
Gwacheon city, Gyeonggi-do
13809
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 2 2110 2330
Seung-Lak An (Additional Delegate)
Director
National Science Museum
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Scientific Collection and Conservation Division
481 Daedeokdaero, Yuseong-gu
Daejon City 34143
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 42 601 7957Fax: +82 42 601 7779
Mi-Hyun Nam (Additional Delegate)
Assistant Director
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Multilateral Cooperation Division
47 Gwanmun-ro
Gwacheon city
Gyeonggi-do 13809
Tel: +82 2 2110 2336Fax: +82 2 2110 0275
Woon Kee Paek (Additional Delegate)
Director
National Science Museum
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Research and Promotion Division
481 Daedeokdaero
Yuseong-gu
Daejon City 34143
305705
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 42 601 7981Fax: +82 42 601 7786
Ji Young Park (Additional Delegate)
Deputy director
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
47 Gwanmun-ro
Gwacheon city
Gyeonggi-do 13809
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 2 2110 2331
Hyung Seon (Howard) Park (Additional Delegate)
Professor
Korea Institute of S&T Information
University of Science and Technology
Korea Institute of S&T Information
245 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu
Daejeon city
34141
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 42 869 1762Fax: +82 42 869 1979
Dae-sik Yoon (Additional Delegate)
Researcher
National Science Museum
Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning
Scientific Collection and Conservation
481 Daedeokdaero, Yuseong-gu,
Daejon City 34143
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 42 601 7958Fax: +82 42 601 7779
Madagascar
Félicitée Rejo Fienena (Head of Delegation)
Director of CNRE
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
17, rue Rasamimanana Fiadanana
BP: 1739
Antananarivo
101
MadagascarTel: 032 02 053 48
Heriniaina Ramanankierana (Additional Delegate)
Chef du Département “Ecosystèmes terrestres”
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
17, rue Rasamimanana FIADANANA
BP: 1739
Antananarivo
101
Madagascar
Jaona Ranaivo (Additional Delegate)
Researcher
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
BP 1739
Antananarivo
101
MadagascarTel: 00 261 33 02 772 79Fax: 00 261 20 22 26469
Hery Lisy Tiana Ranarijaona (Additional Delegate)
Directeur de l'Ecole Doctorale Écosystèmes Naturels (EDEN)
University of Mahajanga
Mahajanga
401
MadagascarTel: (+261) 320557982
Mauritania
Hmeyada Abdallahi Mohamed Vall (Head of Delegation)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
Scientific Advisor and cooperation
Nouakchott
MauritaniaTel: 00 222 46208702
Moulaye Mohamed Baba Ainina (Additional Delegate)
Chef Service Informatique Internet
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990
Nouakchott
MauritaniaTel: +222 4 525 1361Fax: +222 4 525 31 72
Ahmed Ould Ismail Ould Boumediena (Additional Delegate)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990
Nouakchott
MauritaniaTel: +222 42438079
Ahmedou Ould Soule (Additional Delegate)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990
Nouakchott
MauritaniaTel: +222 42438080
Mexico
Patricia Koleff Osorio (Head of Delegation)
Technical Director for Analysis and Prioritisation
Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Av. Liga Periférico - Insurgentes Sur, Núm. 4903
Col. Parques del Pedregal
Delegación Tlalpan
México D.F.
14010
MexicoTel: +52 55 5004 5005Fax: +52 55 5004 4994
Raul Jimenez Rosenberg (Additional Delegate)
Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Liga Periferico Insurgentes Sur 4903 Parques del Pedregal Del. Tlalpan
Mexico DF
14010
MexicoTel: +52 55 5004 5009Fax: +52 55 5004 5031
Jorge Soberón Mainero (Additional Delegate)
Research Scientist
University of Kansas
Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center
Dyche Hall
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.

Lawrence
KS 66045-7163
United StatesTel: +1 (785) 864-3897

Netherlands
Daniëlle van Bentem (Head of Delegation)
Policy Advisor Life Sciences and Health Research
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
Department for Research and Science Policy
P.O. Box 16375
The Hague
2500 BJ
NetherlandsTel: +31 6 46 84 90 10
New Zealand
James Holborow (Head of Delegation)
Terrestrial Ecosystems Manager
Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch
8140
New Zealand
Jerry Cooper (Additional Delegate)
Principal Scientist, Informatics & Biosystematics
Landcare Research
PO Box 69040

Lincoln
7640
New ZealandTel: +64 3 321 9641Fax: +64 3 325 2418

Mark Costello (Additional Delegate)
University of Auckland
Institute of Marine Science
Office G02
Commerce A building 114
P. Bag 92019
Auckland
1142
New ZealandTel: +64 9 37 37 599 ext 87638
Alison Fordyce (Additional Delegate)
Sector Manager, Environment and Society
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Science Skills and Innovation
15 Stout Street, PO Box 1473

Wellington
6140
New ZealandTel: +64 (0)4 901 4177 Ext: 44177

Dennis Gordon (Additional Delegate)
Principal Scientist, Aquatic Biodiversity & Biosecurity
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd
Private Bag 14-901

Kilbirnie, Wellington
New ZealandTel: +64 4 386 0388

Norway
Per Backe-Hansen (Head of Delegation)
Special Adviser at The Research Council of Norway
The Research Council of Norway
Division for Energy, Resources and the Environment, PO Box 564
Lysaker
N-1327
NorwayTel: +47 22 03 73 03
Dag Terje Filip Endresen (Additional Delegate)
Natural History Museum-Oslo
PO Box 1172, Blindern
Oslo
N-0318
NorwayTel: +47 22851654
Anders G. Finstad (Additional Delegate)
Associate Professor
NTNU University Museum
Department of Natural History
Erling Skakkes gate 47A
Trondheim
NO-7491
NorwayTel: +47 73592259
Fridtjof Mehlum (Additional Delegate)
Natural History Museum-Oslo
P.O. Box 1172 Blindern
Oslo
N-0318
NorwayTel: +47 2285 1723Fax: +47 2285 1837
Ivar Myklebust (Additional Delegate)
Director
Artsdatabanken
Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre
Høgskoleringen 9
Trondheim
N-7034
NorwayFax: + 47 73 59 22 40
Nils Valland (Additional Delegate)
Artsdatabanken
Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre
Høgskoleringen 9
Trondheim
NO-7034
Norway
Peru
Roxana Solis (Head of Delegation)
Consejo Nacional del Ambiente
Av. Guardia Civil 205,
Lima
41,
PeruTel: 51(1)2255370Fax: 51(1)2255370 anexo292
Portugal
Ana Morgado (Head of Delegation)
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (IICT)
Conde da Ribeira 9

Lisboa
1300-142
PortugalTel: (+351) 213616340Fax: (+351) 213631460

Rui Figueira (Additional Delegate)
Instituto Superior de Agronomia
Herbário
Tapada da Ajuda
Lisboa
1349-017
PortugalTel: +351 213616340Fax: +351 213653421
Slovakia
Karol Marhold (Head of Delegation)
Professor
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Institute of Botany
Department of the Taxonomy of Vascular Plants
Dúbravská cesta 9

Bratislava
845 23
SlovakiaTel: +421 2 5942 6128Fax: +421 2 5477 1948

Eduard Stloukal (Additional Delegate)
Head of department
Comenius University
Department of Zoology
Mlynska dolina B-1

Bratislava
84215
SlovakiaTel: +421-2-60296734

Slovenia
Matija Gogala (Head of Delegation)
Prof. Dr.
Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Novi trg 3
Ljubljana

SI-1000
SloveniaTel: +386 1 7566777Fax: +386 1 4256492

Mladen Kotarac (Additional Delegate)
Mr.
Center for Cartography of the Flora and Fauna
Antoliciceva 1

Miklavz na Dravskem polju
SI-2204
SloveniaTel: +386 41 735429

South Africa
Tanya Abrahamse (Head of Delegation)
Chief Executive Officer
South African National Biodiversity Institute-Pretoria
Private Bag X101
Pretoria
0001
South AfricaTel: +27 12 843 5200Fax: +27 12 804 5343
Jeffrey Manuel (Additional Delegate)
Director- Biodiversity Information Management and Planning
South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI)
Kirstenbosch
Private Bag X7
Claremont
7735
South AfricaTel: +27 21 799 8804
Leluma Matooane (Additional Delegate)
Department of Science & Technology
building 53, CSIR Campus
Meiring Naude, Brumeria
Pretoria
0001
South AfricaTel: +27 12 843 6437Fax: +27 86 550 7028
Fatima Parker-Allie (Additional Delegate)
South African National Biodiversity Institute-Cape Town
Kirstenbosch Research Center
P/Bag X7 Claremont 7735
7735 Cape Town
South AfricaTel: +27 21 7998698Fax: +27 21 7998698
Spain
Fernando Ballestero Diaz (Head of Delegation)
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Secretaría de Estado de Investigación, Desarrollo e Innovación
Subdirección General de Relaciones Internacionales y con Europa
C/ Albacete, nº 5. Planta 5, Ala Norte, Despacho 6
E-28027 Spain
Spain
Arturo H. Ariño (Additional Delegate)
University of Navarra
Dept. Zoology and Ecology
Irunlarrea, 1
Pamplona
E-31080
SpainTel: +34-948425600 x 6296Fax: +34-948425649
Juan Miguel Gonzalez Aranda (Additional Delegate)
Deputy director
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
C/. Albacete, nº 5 - 5ª Planta Ala Norte Despacho 6
Madrid
E-28027
SpainTel: +34 91 603 83 30
Sweden
Maria Thuveson (Head of Delegation)
Director, Department of Research Financing
Swedish Research Council
Västra Järnvägsgatan 3
Box 1035
SE-101 38 Stockholm
SwedenTel: +46 8 546 44 193
Anders Telenius (Additional Delegate)
Associate Professor, Node Manager, GBIF-Sweden
Swedish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 50007
Stockholm
10405
SwedenTel: +46 8 5195 5129
Tanzania, United Republic of
Pantaleo KT Munishi (Head of Delegation)
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)
Department of Forest Biology
Faculty of Forestry and Nature Conservation
P.O. Box 3010 Chuo Kikuu
Morogoro
Tanzania, United Republic ofTel: +255 23 260 3511 - 4 ext. 4522Fax: +255 23 260 4651
Hulda Gideon (Additional Delegate)
TanBIF Node Manager
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH, Tanzania)
P.O. Box 4302
Dar es Salaam
Tanzania, United Republic ofFax: +255 22 2775313
Hassan Mshinda (Additional Delegate)
Director General
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH, Tanzania)
P.O. Box 4302

Dar es Salaam
Tanzania, United Republic of

Togo
Kouami Kokou (Head of Delegation)
Professor and Lecturer in Botany and Forest Ecology in the Faculty of Science at the University of Lomé and at l'Institut National de Formation Agricole de Tové
Université de Lomé
Laboratoire de Botanique/Ecologie
Faculté des Sciences

Lomé
BP 1515
TogoFax: +228 2221 85 95

Isabelle Glitho (Additional Delegate)
Dean of Faculty of Sciences - Professor in Animal Biology
Université de Lomé
Lomé
TogoTel: +228 9002 04 11
Aboudou Raoufou Radji (Additional Delegate)
Senior Lecturer - Curator of Togo National Herbarium
Université de Lomé
Ornamental Horticulture and Urban Ecology
Université de Lomé
Lomé

06BP 6135
TogoTel: +228 90045114

Uganda
Peter Ndemere (Head of Delegation)
Executive Secretary of Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Plot 6 Kimera Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box 6884
Kampala
UgandaTel: +256 414 705 500Fax: +256 414 234 579
Innocent Akampurira (Additional Delegate)
Science Officer
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda
P.O. Box 6884
Kampala
UgandaTel: +256 414 705 528Fax: +256 414 234 579
Julius Ecuru (Additional Delegate)
Assistant Executive Secretary
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda
P. O. Box 6884
Kampala
UgandaTel: +256 414 705 500Fax: +256 414 234 579
Gerald Eilu (Additional Delegate)
Makerere University
Department of Forestry
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala
UgandaTel: +256 772 642 640
Maxwell Otim-Onapa (Additional Delegate)
Deputy Executive Secretary
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Plot 6 Kimera Road, Ntinda
PO Box 6884
Kampala
UgandaTel: +256414705500Fax: +256414234579
United Kingdom
Katherine Willis (Head of Delegation)
Director of Science
Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew
Richmond
TW9 3AE
United KingdomTel: +44 (0)20 8332 3120
Chris Lyal (Additional Delegate)
The Natural History Museum
Entomology Department
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD
United KingdomTel: +44 207 942 5113Fax: +44 207 942 5661
Roderic Page (Additional Delegate)
University of Glasgow
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Graham Kerr Building
Glasgow G12 8QQ
United KingdomTel: +44 141 330 4778Fax: +44 141 330 2792
Alan Paton (Additional Delegate)
Assistant Keeper
Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew
Herbarium
Richmond Surrey
TW9 3AE
United KingdomTel: +44 (0)20 8332 5295Fax: +44 (0) 20 8332 5278
David Roy (Additional Delegate)
Head of the Biological Records Centre
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Maclean Building
Benson Lane
Crowmarsh Gifford
Wallingford
Oxfordshire
OX10 8BB
United KingdomTel: +44 (0) 1491 838800
Stephen Wilkinson (Additional Delegate)
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Monkstone House, City Road
Peterborough
PE1 1JY
United KingdomTel: +44 1733 866865Fax: +44 1733 555948
United States
Jane Silverthorne (Head of Delegation)
Deputy Assistant Director
National Science Foundation
Directorate for Biological Sciences
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington
22230
United StatesTel: +1 (703) 292-7171
Scott Edwards (Additional Delegate)
Division Director for BIO/Division of Biological Infrastructure
Harvard University
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology,
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA
02138
United StatesTel: +1 617 384 8082Fax: +1 617 495 5667
Michael Frame (Additional Delegate)
U.S. Geological Survey
Biological Informatics
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
MS 302,

Reston
VA 20192
United StatesTel: +1 703 648 4164Fax: +1 703 648 4280

Gerald “Stinger” Guala (Additional Delegate)
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302
Reston, VA
20192
United StatesTel: +1-703-648-4311Fax: +1-703-648-4224
Martin Kalfatovic (Additional Delegate)
Associate Director
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Natural History Building
1000 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC
20560
United StatesTel: +1 202-633-1705
Leonard Krishtalka (Additional Delegate)
Director and Professor
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute
Dyche Hall, Room 602B
1345 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence
KS 66045-7561
United StatesTel: +1 785-864-4540Fax: +1 785 864 5335
Greg Riccardi (Additional Delegate)
Director
Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication
Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication
Florida State University
Tallahassee
United StatesTel: 850-644-2869
Anna Weitzman (Additional Delegate)
Informatics and Botanical Researcher
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
P.O. Box 37012
Washington,
DC 20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633 0846
Ben Wheeler (Additional Delegate)
United States Geological Survey
Room 2527, Bldg 810
MS 302, Denver Federal Center
Denver
CO 80225
United StatesTel: +1 303 202 4663Fax: +1 703 648 4098
Uruguay
Gabriel Aintablian (Head of Delegation)
Director
La Dirección de Innovación Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo (DICYT)
Paraguay 1470 p.2.
C.P. 111000
Montevideo
UruguayTel: 0598 2901 4285 ext 136
Victor Canton (Additional Delegate)
Direccion Nacional de Medio Ambiente
Galicia 1133 - Entrepiso
Montevideo
C.P. 11.100
UruguayTel: 5982 917.07.10 ext. 4456Fax: 5982 971.07.10 ext. 4410
Ana Laura Mello (Additional Delegate)
Direccion Nacional de Medio Ambiente
División Biodiversidad y Áreas Protegidas
Galicia 1133 esq. Av. Rondeau
Montevideo
Uruguay
Alvaro Soutullo (Additional Delegate)
Museo Nacional de Historia Naturel
25 de mayo 582
CC. 399
CP. 11000
Montevideo
Uruguay

Governing Board: Associate Country Participants

Participant Delegation members
Austria
Martin Götzl (Head of Delegation)
Project Manager
Umweltbundesamt
Nature Conservation Department
Spittelauer Lände 5
Vienna
1090
AustriaTel: +43 1 31304 3380Fax: ++43 1 31304 3700
Andrea H. Nouak (Additional Delegate)
Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Dept. I/9 International Environmental Affairs
Stubenbastei 5
Wien
1010
AustriaTel: +43 1 51522 1616Fax: +43 1 51522 7626
Brazil
Andrea Ferreira Portela Nunes (Head of Delegation)
General Coordinator for Ecosystems Management
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Esplanada dos Ministérios Bloco E
Sala 232
Brasilia
70067-900
BrazilTel: 55 61 20337401
Osvaldo Luiz Leal de Moraes (Additional Delegate)
Director
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Department for Policies and Thematic Programs
Esplanada dos Ministérios Bloco E
Brasilia
70067-900
BrazilTel: +55 61 2033-8754
Canada
Mark Graham (Head of Delegation)
Vice President, Research and Collections
Canadian Museum of Nature
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6P4
CanadaTel: +1 613 566 4743Fax: 1-613-364-4027
James Macklin (Additional Delegate)
Research Scientist, Botany and Biodiversity Informatics
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Science and Technology Branch
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C6
CanadaTel: +1 613 759 7553Fax: +1 613 759 1599
Central African Republic
Gustave Bobossi-Serengbe (Head of Delegation)
Université de Bangui
Tel: +236 61 64 19Fax: +236 59 35 85
Chile
Alejandra Figueroa (Head of Delegation)
Chief of division
Miguel Stutzin (Additional Delegate)
Comisión Nacional del Medio Ambiente
Departamento de Protección de Recursos Naturales
ChileTel: 56 2 2411861
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Joseph Lumande Kasali (Head of Delegation)
University of Kinshasa
Science Faculty
Biology Department
BP 190
Kinshasa Xi
Congo, Democratic Republic of theTel: +243 99 71 07 518
Congo, Republic of the
Assori Itoua Ngaporo (Head of Delegation)
General Delegate
Ministry of Scientific Research and Technical Innovation
General Delegation of Scientific and Technical Research
13 Avenue Charles de Gaulle
Brazzaville
2499
Congo, Republic of the
Mathieu Ndounga (Additional Delegate)
Directeur
Centre d’Etudes sur les Ressources Végétales
Enceinte ex ORSTROM
chemin de l’Auberge de Gascogne
Brazzaville
BP 1249
Congo, Republic of theTel: +242 526 05 06/+242 697 73 70
India
Hem Pande (Head of Delegation)
Additional Secretary and India’s National Focal Point for CBD
Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
Government of India
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan
Jor Bagh Road, Aliganj
New Delhi
110003
IndiaTel: +91-11 24695130Fax: +91-11-24695137
Sujata Arora (Additional Delegate)
Additional Director
Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change
Government of India,
Indira Paryavaran Bhawan,
Jor Bagh Road, Aliganj,
New Delhi 110 003
IndiaTel: +91-11-24695135Fax: +91-11-24695135
Indonesia
Bambang Prasetya (Head of Delegation)
Deputy Chairman for Life Sciences
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
Sasana Widya Sarwono Building
3rd Floor
Jalan Jenderal Gatot Subroto No. 10
Jakarta
1270
Indonesia
Siti Nuramaliati Prijono (Additional Delegate)
Director
Research Center for Biology - LIPI
Cibinong Science Center
Jl. Raya Jakarta-Bogor KM 46
Cibinong, Bogor
16911
IndonesiaTel: 62-21-8790-7636; 8790-7604Fax: 62 21 8790-7612
Israel
Ofer Steinitz (Head of Delegation)
Head of Data Management Department
Israel Nature & Parks Authority
Division of Science & Conservation
3 Am Veolamo St.
Jerusalem
95463
IsraelTel: +972 2 5006214
Gal Vine (Additional Delegate)
Israel Nature & Parks Authority
Division of Science & Conservation
3 Am Veolamo St.
Jerusalem 95463
IsraelTel: +972 2 5005428
Japan
Eriko Kishida (Head of Delegation)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
2-2-1, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo
100-8919
Japan
Tsuyoshi Hosoya (Additional Delegate)
Senior Curator
National Museum of Nature and Science
Department of Botany
Amakubo 4-1-1

Tsukuba, Ibaraki
305-0005
Japan

Motomi Ito (Additional Delegate)
University of Tokyo
Department of Systems Sciences
Komaba, Meguro-ku
Tokyo
153-8902
JapanTel: +81-3-5454-4305Fax: +81-3-5454-4305
Keiichi Matsuura (Additional Delegate)
National Museum of Nature and Science
4-1-1 Amakubo
Tsukuba, Ibaraki Perfecture
305-0005
JapanTel: +81 29 853 8301
Takeshi Osawa (Additional Delegate)
Natural Resources Inventory Center
National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences
3-1-3 Kannondai
Tsukuba, Ibaraki
305-8604
JapanTel: +81 29 838 8148
Morio Tsuchiya (Additional Delegate)
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Global Biodiversity Strategy Office
Nature Conservation Bureau
Ministry of the Environment, Japan
JapanTel: +81 3 5521 8275Fax: +81 3 3591 3228
Luxembourg
Alain Faber (Head of Delegation)
Director
Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle
25, rue Munster
Luxembourg-Grund
2160
LuxembourgTel: +352 46 22 33-420
Malawi
Anthony Muyepa Phiri (Head of Delegation)
Director General
National Commission for Science and Technology
Private Bag B303
Lilongwe 3
MalawiTel: +265 1 771 550
Lyson John Kampira (Additional Delegate)
National Commission for Science and Technology
Private Bag B 303
Lilongwe 3
MalawiTel: +265 1 771550
Monipher Musasa (Additional Delegate)
Biodiversity Desk Officer
Ministry of natural Resources, Energy and Mining
Environmental Affairs Department
Private Bag 394
Lilongwe 3
MalawiTel: +265 1 771 111Fax: +265 1 773 379
Pakistan
Khalid Mahmood (Head of Delegation)
Curator
Pakistan Museum of Natural History
Zoological Science Division
Garden Avenue, Islamabad
Pakistan
Islamabad
44000
PakistanTel: +92 51 925 2084Fax: +92 51 925 2087
Ubaidullah Azeem (Additional Delegate)
NODE Officer, System Analyst
Pakistan Museum of Natural History
IT Section
Garden Avenue, Shakarparian
Islamabad
44000
PakistanTel: +92 51 925 2095Fax: +92 51 925 2087
Philippines
Theresa Mundita S. Lim (Head of Delegation)
Director
Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
Ninoy Aquino Parks and Wildlife Center

Diliman Quezon City
1100
PhilippinesTel: +632 924 6031, localFax: +632 924-0109

Armida P. Andres (Additional Delegate)
Biodiversity Management Bureau
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Quezon Avenue Diliman
Quezon City 1100
PhilippinesTel: +63 2 9246031, local 205 and 206
Poland
Piotr Tykarski (Head of Delegation)
Secretary of PolBIN/KSIB
University of Warsaw
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology
Biological and Chemical Research Centre
Żwirki i Wigury 101
Warsaw
02-089
PolandTel: +48 22 55 26 537
Michal Kozakiewicz (Additional Delegate)
Professor, Coordinator of PolBIN/KSIB
University of Warsaw
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology
Biological and Chemical Research Centre
Żwirki i Wigury 101
Warsaw
02-089
PolandTel: +48 22 55 26 514
Switzerland
Sarah Pearson (Head of Delegation)
Federal Office for the Environment
Species, Ecosystems, Landscapes Division
Bern
CH-3003
SwitzerlandTel: +41 31 322 68 66
Daniel Burckhardt (Additional Delegate)
President, Committee GBIF Switzerland
Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
NMB, Augustinergasse 2
Basel
CH-4001
SwitzerlandTel: +41 61 266 55 38
Yves Gonseth (Additional Delegate)
Director
Centre Suisse de Cartographie de la Faune
Passage Max-Meuron 6
Neuchâtel
CH-2000
SwitzerlandTel: +41 32 7 257 257Fax: +41 32 7 177 969
Pascal Tschudin (Additional Delegate)
Centre Suisse de Cartographie de la Faune
Passage Max-Meuron 6
Neuchâtel
2000
SwitzerlandTel: +41 32 724 92 97Fax: +41 32 725 70 29

Governing Board: Other Associate Participants

Participant Delegation members
Albertine Rift Conservation Society
Lars Kristoferson (Head of Delegation)
Albertine Rift Conservation Society
Mosstorpsvägen 51
Lidingo
18156
SwedenTel: +46 8 7659291
Sam Kanyamibwa (Additional Delegate)
Executive Director
ARCOS Registered Office, UK
c/o BirdLife International
The Davis Attenborough Building
Pembroke Street
Cambridge CB2 3OZ
United Kingdom
United KingdomTel: +44 1223 277 318Fax: +44 1223 277 200
Andean Network of BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
José Clavijo Albertos (Head of Delegation)
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez (MIZA)
Facultad de Agronomia
Maracay - Aragua 2101 Apdo Postal 4579
Aragua
2101
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic ofTel: +58 243 5506958/+58 243 5506959/+58 243 5506957
Vilma Savini (Additional Delegate)
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez (MIZA)
Facultad de Agronomia
Maracay - Aragua 2101 Apdo Postal 4579
Aragua
2101
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic of
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic ofTel: +58 4166460245
ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
Christian Elloran (Head of Delegation)
Database Specialist & Programmer at ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB)
ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
3/F ERDB Building,
UPLB Forestry Campus,
Los Baños

Laguna
4031
PhilippinesTel: +63 49 5363089; +63 49 5361739Fax: +63 49 5362865

Sheila Vergara (Additional Delegate)
BIM Director
ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
Forestry Campus
University of the Philippines at Los Banos,
3/F ERDB Building,
UPLB Forestry Campus,
Los Baños
Laguna
4031
PhilippinesTel: +6349 5362865
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Nancy E. Gwinn (Head of Delegation)
BHL Executive Committee Chair and Director of Libraries
Smithsonian Libraries
P.O. Box 37012 MRC 154
Washington, DC
20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633 2240
Martin Kalfatovic (Additional Delegate)
Associate Director
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Natural History Building
1000 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC
20560
United StatesTel: +1 202-633-1705
Connie Rinaldo (Additional Delegate)
Director
Ernst Mayr Library of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
MA 02138
United StatesTel: +1 617 495 2475
BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
Keng-Yeang Lum (Head of Delegation)
Chief Scientist
BioNET-ASEANET
c/o CABI-SEARC
P.O. Box 210
Selangor
43400
MalaysiaTel: +60 3 8943 2921Fax: +60 8942 6490
Bioversity International
Elizabeth Arnaud (Head of Delegation)
F07 Coordinator, SINGER Coordinator
Bioversity International
Parc Scientifique Agropolis II
1990, boulevard de La Lironde
Montpellier Cedex 5
34397
FranceTel: +33 46 7611302
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Paul Smith (Head of Delegation)
Secretary General
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House
199 Kew Road
Richmond, Surrey
TW9 3BW
United KingdomTel: +44 (0)20 8332 5953Fax: +44 (0)20 8332 5956
Suzanne Sharrock (Additional Delegate)
Director of Public Awareness
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House
199 Kew Road

Richmond, Surrey
TW9 3BW
United KingdomTel: +44 208 332 5953Fax: +44 208 332 5956

Canadensys
Anne Bruneau (Head of Delegation)
Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (IRBV)
Dépt. sciences biologiques
Université de Montréal
4101 Sherbrooke E
Montreal (QC)
H1X 2B2
CanadaTel: +1 514.343.2121
Colin Favret (Additional Delegate)
Canadensys
Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (IRBV) Dépt. sciences biologi
Université de Montréal
4101 Sherbrooke E
Montreal (QC)
H1X 2B2
CanadaTel: +1 514-343-2158
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Keping Ma (Head of Delegation)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Biodiversity Committee
Institute of Botany
20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District
Beijing
100093
China
ChinaTel: +86-10-62836223Fax: +86-10-82599518
Liqiang Ji (Additional Delegate)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Zoology
1 Beichen West Road, Chaoyang District
Beijing 100101
ChinaTel: +86-10-64807129Fax: +86-10-64807099
Chinese Taipei
Shaw-Jeng Tsai (Head of Delegation)
Ministry of Science and Technology
Department of Life Sciences
No. 106, Sec. 2
Heping E. Road
Da’an District
Taipei City, 106
Chinese Taipei

Taipei City
106
TaiwanTel: +886 2 2737 7540

Chien-Jen Chen (Additional Delegate)
Vice President/ Chair of National Committee for GBIF/Chinese Taipei
Academia Sinica
No. 128, Sec. 2, Academia Road
Nangang District
Taipei City
115
TaiwanTel: +886 2 2789 9402
Ruey-Shing Lin (Additional Delegate)
Research Scientist
Endemic Species Research Institute
No. 1, Mingsheng E. Road
Jiji Township, Nantou County
552
TaiwanTel: +886 049-2761253
Chau-Chin Lin (Additional Delegate)
Research Fellow
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Council of Agriculture
No. 53, Nanhai Road
Zhongzheng District
Taipei City
100
TaiwanTel: +886 2 2303 9978 #2660
Kwang-Tsao Shao (Additional Delegate)
Research Fellow/ TaiBIF Project Director/ Executive Secretary of National Committee for GBIF/Chinese Taipei
TaiBIF
Biodiversity Research Center
Academia Sinica
No. 128, Sec. 2, Academia Rd.
Nankang, Taipei City
115
TaiwanTel: ++886-2-27887330 ext 200
Yu-Huang Wang (Additional Delegate)
Scientific Researcher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Council of Agriculture
No. 53, Nan-Hai Road
Zhongzheng District
Taipei City
TaiwanTel: +886 2 2303 9978 ext 2659
Ciencia y Tecnología para el Desarrollo
Alberto Majó Piñeyrúa (Head of Delegation)
Secretary General
The Iberoamerican Programme for Science and Technology for Development (CYTED)
c/ Amaniel, 4
Madrid
28015
SpainTel: +34-91-531 63 87
Consortium for the Barcode of Life
Scott Miller (Head of Delegation)
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
Office of the Under Secretary for Science
MRC 009
PO Box 37012
Washington
DC 20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633 5135Fax: +1 202 633 8942
David E. Schindel (Additional Delegate)
Executive Secretary
Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL)
National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012
MRC-105,
Washington,
DC 20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202/633-0812Fax: +1 202/633-2938
Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities
Michelle J Price (Head of Delegation)
Chair of CETAF, Curator of bryophytes, ferns and gymnosperms
Conservatoire et Jardin Botaniques de la Ville de Genève
Chemin de l’Impératrice, 1, CP 60
Chambésy-GE
1292
SwitzerlandTel: +41 (0)22 418-5148Fax: +41 (0)22 418-5101
Ana Casino (Additional Delegate)
General Secretary
CETAF, AISBL-Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities
c/o Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Rue Vautier, 29
Brussels
B-1000
BelgiumTel: +32 (0) 2 627 42 51
Discover Life
John Pickering (Head of Delegation)
University of Georgia
517 Biological Sciences Building
Athens, GA
30602-2602
United StatesTel: +1 706-542-1115Fax: +1 706-542-3344
Gail Kampmeier (Additional Delegate)
Senior Research Scientist
Illinois Natural History Survey
Prairie Research Institute
University of Illinois
1816 So. Oak St.
Champaign, IL 61820

Champaign, IL
61820
United StatesTel: n/a

Encyclopedia of Life
Graham Higley (Head of Delegation)
EOL Executive Chair
c/o 23 Walcott Avenue
Christchurch, Dorset
BH23 2NQ
United KingdomTel: +44 (0) 1202 385851
Bob Corrigan (Additional Delegate)
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
c/o National Museum of Natural History
Smithsonian Institution
P.O. Box 37012, MRC 106
Washington
DC 20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633 2772
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Harriet Davies-Mostert (Head of Delegation)
Head of Sciences & Research
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Post Bag X11
Modderfontein
Johannesburg
1645
South AfricaTel: +27 11 372 3600
Yolan Friedmann (Additional Delegate)
Chief Executive Officer
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Post Bag X11
Modderfontein
Johannesburg
1645

Johannesburg
1645
South AfricaTel: +27 11 372 6300Fax: +27 11 608 4682

Lizanne Roxburgh (Additional Delegate)
Biodiversity Information Specialist
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Post Bag X11
Modderfontein
Johannesburg
1645
South AfricaTel: +27 11 372 3600Fax: + 27 11 608 4682
European Environment Agency
Ronan Uhel (Head of Delegation)
Head of Programme - NSV - Natural systems and vulnerability
European Environment Agency
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
DenmarkTel: +45 33 36 71 30
Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network
Araya Asfaw (Head of Delegation)
Executive Director
Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network
Addis Ababa University
P.O. Box 80773
Addis Ababa
EthiopiaTel: +251 11 810 0924
Almaz Tadesse (Additional Delegate)
Deputy Director - Social and Ecological Sustainability Partnership Programme
Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network
Addis Ababa University
P.O. Box: 80773
Addis Ababa
EthiopiaTel: +251 (0)118-951102Fax: +251 (0)111 239469
ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
Ulrike Irlich (Head of Delegation)
Knowledge Park III
Heron Crescent
Century Boulevard
Century City
7441 South Africa
South Africa
Ryan Fisher (Additional Delegate)
Knowledge Park III
Heron Crescent
Century Boulevard
Century City
7441 South Africa
South Africa
Jessica Kavonic (Additional Delegate)
Knowledge Park III
Heron Crescent
Century Boulevard
Century City
7441 South Africa
South Africa
Kirsty Robinson (Additional Delegate)
Knowledge Park III
Heron Crescent
Century Boulevard
Century City
7441 South Africa
South Africa
Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Gerald “Stinger” Guala (Head of Delegation)
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302
Reston, VA
20192
United StatesTel: +1-703-648-4311Fax: +1-703-648-4224
Allen Allison (Additional Delegate)
Vice President for Science
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawaii
96817
United StatesTel: +1 808-848-4145Fax: +1 808-847-8252
Thomas M. Orrell (Additional Delegate)
Acting Director ITIS/Informatics Branch Chief
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
PO Box 37012
CE-236, MRC-136
Washington, DC
20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633-2151Fax: +1 202 357-4122
Inter-American Biodiversity Information Network No official delegation information
International Barcode of Life Consortium
Paul Hebert (Head of Delegation)
President, CEP & Scientific Director
International Barcode of Life
Secretariat
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics
University of Guelph
Guelph, ON
N1G 2W1
CanadaTel: +1 519 824 4120 x 56250Fax: +1 519 824 5703
International Centre for Insect Physiology and Ecology No official delegation information
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
David Molden (Head of Delegation)
Director General
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
GPO Box 3226
Khumaltar, Lalitpur
Kathmandu
NepalTel: +977 1 5003222Fax: +977 1 5003299
International Long Term Ecological Research
David Blankman (Head of Delegation)
Director, Information Management, Israel LTER
International Long Term Ecological Research
Caspi 21 Apt 2A

Jerusalem
93554
IsraelTel: 972-77-442-1951Fax: 1-(206) 309-0352

Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Edwin van Huis (Head of Delegation)
General Director
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Darwinweg 2
P.O. Box 9517
Leiden
2300
NetherlandsTel: +31 (0)71 751 92 58Fax: +31 (0)71 568 76 66
Jeroen Snijders (Additional Delegate)
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Darwinweg 2
Leiden
2333 CR
NetherlandsTel: +31 71 751 9277
Natural Science Collections Alliance
Leonard Krishtalka (Head of Delegation)
Director and Professor
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute
Dyche Hall, Room 602B
1345 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence
KS 66045-7561
United StatesTel: +1 785-864-4540Fax: +1 785 864 5335
NatureServe
Mary Klein (Head of Delegation)
President and CEO
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor
Arlington, VA
22203
United StatesTel: +1- 703-908-1803
Healy Hamilton (Additional Delegate)
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Dr., 7th Floor
Arlington
VA 22203
United StatesTel: +1 703-908-1889
Leslie Honey (Additional Delegate)
Vice President of Conservation Services
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor
Arlington, VA
22203
United StatesTel: +1 703-908-1858
Nordic Genetic Resource Center
Arni Bragason (Head of Delegation)
Director
NordGen
P.O. Box 41
Smedjevägen 3
Alnarp
SE-23053
SwedenTel: +46 40 53 66 40
Pacific Biodiversity Information Forum
Allen Allison (Head of Delegation)
Vice President for Science
Bishop Museum
1525 Bernice Street
Honolulu, Hawaii
96817
United StatesTel: +1 808-848-4145Fax: +1 808-847-8252
Kate Brown-Vitolio (Additional Delegate)
Secretariat for the Pacific Regional Environment Program
Secretariat for the Pacific Regional Environment Program
P.O. Box 240 Apia
SamoaTel: +685 21929 ext. 278Fax: +685 20231
Plazi
Donat Agosti (Head of Delegation)
Research Associate
Plazi
Zinggstrasse 16
Bern
3007
Switzerland
Terry Catapano (Additional Delegate)
Plazi
Zinggstrasse 16
Bern
3007
Switzerland
Willi Egloff (Additional Delegate)
Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research
Anton Van de Putte (Head of Delegation)
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat 29
Brussels
1000
BelgiumTel: +32-2-627-4318
Huw Griffiths (Additional Delegate)
British Antarctic Survey
High Cross, Madingley Road
Cambridge
CB3 0ET
United Kingdom
Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections
James Macklin (Head of Delegation)
Research Scientist
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Ottawa Research and Development Centre
960 Carling Ave, Building 49, CEF, Floor 3, Room 314
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C6
CanadaTel: +1 613-759-7553Fax: +1 613-759-1599
Species 2000
David Remsen (Head of Delegation)
Senior Programme Officer for the Electronic Catalogue of Names of Known Organisms (ECAT)
Marine Biological Laboratory
Marine Resources Department
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole
MA 02543
United StatesTel: +1 508 289 7477
Vanderlei Canhos (Additional Delegate)
Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental (CRIA)
Av Romeu Tortima, 388
Campinas
13084-520
BrazilTel: ++55 19 3288 0466Fax: ++55 19 3249 0960
William Alex Gray (Additional Delegate)
Cardiff University
School of Computer Science
Queen's Buildings
5 The Parade, Roath
Cardiff
CF24 3AA
United KingdomTel: +44 29 20 874440Fax: +44 29 20 875498
Taxonomic Databases Working Group
Cynthia Parr (Head of Delegation)
Chief Scientist
National Agricultural Library
Knowledge Services Division
10301 Baltimore Ave
Beltsville, MD
20705-2351
United StatesTel: +1 301-504-9801
Stanley Blum (Additional Delegate)
California Academy of Sciences
Taxonomic Databases Working Group
1342 34th Ave
San Francisco
CA 94122
United StatesTel: +1 415 379 5189
Chuck Miller (Additional Delegate)
Chief Information Officer
Missouri Botanical Garden
Po Box 299
Saint Louis
MO 63166-0299
United StatesTel: 314-577-9419Fax: 314-577-0897
UNEP-WCMC
Jonathan Hutton (Head of Delegation)
Director
UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre
219 Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
CB3 0DL
United KingdomTel: +44 1223 277314Fax: +44 1223 277136
VertNet
Robert Guralnick (Head of Delegation)
Assoc. Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
University of Florida
358 Dickinson Hall
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611

Boulder
CO 80309-0265
United StatesTel: +1 352-273-1980

David Bloom (Additional Delegate)
VertNet Coordinator
University of California-Berkeley
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building
Berkeley
CA 94720-3160
United StatesTel: +1 510-643-1620Fax: 510-643-8238
Carla Cicero (Additional Delegate)
Staff Curator, Birds
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
University of California, Berkeley
3101 Valley Life Sciences Building

Berkeley
CA 94720-3160
United StatesTel: +1 510 642 7868

John Wieczorek (Additional Delegate)
Information architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
3101 VLSB
UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
94720
United StatesFax: 1 510 643 8238
Wildscreen
Richard Edwards (Head of Delegation)
ARKive Director
Wildscreen
Ground Floor, The Rackhay
Queen Charlotte Street
Bristol
BS1 4HY
United KingdomTel: +44 117 9157 107Fax: +44 1173 285956
World Federation for Culture Collections
Philippe Desmeth (Head of Delegation)
President
Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Microorganisms
c/o BelSPO
Avenue Louise, 231
Brussels
B-1050
BelgiumTel: +32 2 238 3713Fax: +32 2 230 5912

Executive Committee

Peter Schalk
Governing Board Chair
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Darwinweg 2
Leiden
NL-2333 CR
NetherlandsTel: +31 71 751 7363Fax: +31 71 751 7367
Governing Board Chair
Jorge Soberón Mainero
Governing Board 1st Vice Chair
University of Kansas
Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center
Dyche Hall
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.

Lawrence
KS 66045-7163
United StatesTel: +1 (785) 864-3897

Governing Board 1st Vice Chair
Mark Graham
Governing Board 2nd Vice Chair
Canadian Museum of Nature
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6P4
CanadaTel: +1 613 566 4743Fax: 1-613-364-4027
Governing Board 2nd Vice Chair
Walter Berendsohn
Budget Committee Chair
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195 Berlin
GermanyTel: +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43)Fax: +49 30 841 729 43
Budget Committee Chair
Roderic Page
Science Committee Chair
University of Glasgow
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Graham Kerr Building
Glasgow G12 8QQ
United KingdomTel: +44 141 330 4778Fax: +44 141 330 2792
Science Committee Chair
Hanna Koivula
Nodes Committee Chair
Finnish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 17
Helsinki
FIN-00014
FinlandTel: +358-50-4154850
Nodes Committee Chair
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15

Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 70

Executive Secretary

Science Committee

Roderic Page
Science Committee Chair
University of Glasgow
Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine
College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences
Graham Kerr Building
Glasgow G12 8QQ
United KingdomTel: +44 141 330 4778Fax: +44 141 330 2792
Science Committee Chair
Mark Costello
Science Committee 1st Vice Chair
University of Auckland
Institute of Marine Science
Office G02
Commerce A building 114
P. Bag 92019
Auckland
1142
New ZealandTel: +64 9 37 37 599 ext 87638
Science Committee 1st Vice Chair
Anders G. Finstad
Science Committee 2nd Vice Chair
NTNU University Museum
Department of Natural History
Erling Skakkes gate 47A
Trondheim
NO-7491
NorwayTel: +47 73592259
Science Committee 2nd Vice Chair
Philippe Grandcolas
Science Committee 3rd Vice Chair
Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité
UMR 7205 CNRS
Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle
Bât. Entomologie, case 50
45, rue Buffon
Paris
75005
FranceTel: +33 (0)1 40 79 38 48Fax: +33 1 40 79 56 79
Science Committee 3rd Vice Chair
Guy Cochrane
Science Committee Member
European Bioinformatics Institute
EMBL Outstation - Hinxton
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus
Hinxton
Cambridge
CB10 1SD
United KingdomTel: +44 (0) 1223 492 564
Science Committee Member
Elizabeth Arnaud
Science Committee Member
Bioversity International
Parc Scientifique Agropolis II
1990, boulevard de La Lironde
Montpellier Cedex 5
34397
FranceTel: +33 46 7611302
Science Committee Member
Peter Schalk
Governing Board Chair
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Darwinweg 2
Leiden
NL-2333 CR
NetherlandsTel: +31 71 751 7363Fax: +31 71 751 7367
Governing Board Chair
Jorge Soberón Mainero
Governing Board 1st Vice Chair
University of Kansas
Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center
Dyche Hall
1345 Jayhawk Blvd.

Lawrence
KS 66045-7163
United StatesTel: +1 (785) 864-3897

Governing Board 1st Vice Chair
Mark Graham
Governing Board 2nd Vice Chair
Canadian Museum of Nature
P.O. Box 3443, Station D
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6P4
CanadaTel: +1 613 566 4743Fax: 1-613-364-4027
Governing Board 2nd Vice Chair
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15

Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 70

Executive Secretary

Budget Committee

Walter Berendsohn
Budget Committee Chair
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195 Berlin
GermanyTel: +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43)Fax: +49 30 841 729 43
Budget Committee Chair
Leonard Krishtalka
Budget Committee 1st Vice Chair
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute
Dyche Hall, Room 602B
1345 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence
KS 66045-7561
United StatesTel: +1 785-864-4540Fax: +1 785 864 5335
Budget Committee 1st Vice Chair
Joanne Daly
Budget Committee 2nd Vice Chair
CSIRO Agriculture
Black Mountain Laboratories
GPO Box 1600
Canberra ACT 2601
AustraliaTel: +61 418 252 831
Budget Committee 2nd Vice Chair
Patricia Koleff Osorio
Budget Committee Member
Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Av. Liga Periférico - Insurgentes Sur, Núm. 4903
Col. Parques del Pedregal
Delegación Tlalpan
México D.F.
14010
MexicoTel: +52 55 5004 5005Fax: +52 55 5004 4994
Budget Committee Member
Eric Chenin
Budget Committee Member
GBIF- France/Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
32, avenue Henri Varagnat
Bondy Cedex
Paris
93 143
FranceTel: +33 1 40 79 80 65
Budget Committee Member
James Holborow
Budget Committee Member
Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai
Private Bag 4715
Christchurch
8140
New Zealand
Budget Committee Member
Ben Wheeler
Budget Committee Member
United States Geological Survey
Room 2527, Bldg 810
MS 302, Denver Federal Center
Denver
CO 80225
United StatesTel: +1 303 202 4663Fax: +1 703 648 4098
Budget Committee Member
Peter Schalk
Governing Board Chair
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Darwinweg 2
Leiden
NL-2333 CR
NetherlandsTel: +31 71 751 7363Fax: +31 71 751 7367
Governing Board Chair
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Universitetsparken 15

Copenhagen
2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 14 70

Executive Secretary

Participant Node Managers Committee

Hanna Koivula
Nodes Committee Chair
Finnish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 17
Helsinki
FIN-00014
FinlandTel: +358-50-4154850
Nodes Committee Chair Finland Voting Participant
Alex Asase
Nodes Committee 1st Vice Chair
University of Ghana
Department of Botany
P. O. Box LG 55, Legon
Accra
GhanaTel: +233244128800
Nodes Committee 1st Vice Chair Ghana Voting Participant
Manuel Vargas
Nodes Committee 2nd Vice Chair
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
UEA de Bioinformática
Apdo. Postal 23-3100
Santo Domingo de Heredia
Costa RicaTel: (506) 507-8177Fax: (506) 507-8274
Nodes Committee 2nd Vice Chair Costa Rica Voting Participant
Sheila Vergara
Node Manager
ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
Forestry Campus
University of the Philippines at Los Banos,
3/F ERDB Building,
UPLB Forestry Campus,
Los Baños
Laguna
4031
PhilippinesTel: +6349 5362865
Node Manager ACB Other Associate Participant
Roger Caritg
Node Manager
Institut d'Estudis Andorrans
Avinguda Rocafort, 21-23
Edifici El Molí, 3er pis
Sant Julià de Lòria
AD600
AndorraTel: +376 742630
Node Manager Andorra Voting Participant
Faustin Gashakamba
Node Manager
Albertine Rift Conservation Society
Po Box: 1735 Kigali
RwandaTel: +250 783 023 303
Node Manager ARCOS Other Associate Participant
Anabela Plos
Node Manager
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales
Av. Angel Gallardo 470, C1405DJR
Buenos Aires
ArgentinaTel: +54 11 4982-8370 int. 141Fax: +54 11 4982-6670 int. 172
Node Manager Argentina Voting Participant
Ursula Smith
Node Manager
Museum Victoria
GPO Box 666,
Melbourne,
VIC 3001,
Australia.

Melbourne
3001
AustraliaTel: +61 (0)3 8341 7625

Node Manager Australia Voting Participant
Andrea H. Nouak
Node Manager
Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Dept. I/9 International Environmental Affairs
Stubenbastei 5
Wien
1010
AustriaTel: +43 1 51522 1616Fax: +43 1 51522 7626
Node Manager Austria Associate Country Participant
André Heughebaert
Node Manager
Belgian Biodiversity Platform
Belgian Science Policy
Avenue Louise 231
Louizalaan
Brussels
1050
BelgiumTel: +32(0)2 238 3796
Node Manager Belgium Voting Participant
Jean Cossi Ganglo
Node Manager
University of Abomey-Calavi
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques
BP 1493
Calavi
BP 1493
BeninTel: 00229 94578915
Node Manager Benin Voting Participant
Suzanne Sharrock
Node Manager
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House
199 Kew Road

Richmond, Surrey
TW9 3BW
United KingdomTel: +44 208 332 5953Fax: +44 208 332 5956

Node Manager BGCI Other Associate Participant
Martin Kalfatovic
Node Manager
Smithsonian Institution Libraries
Natural History Building
1000 Constitution Avenue NW
Washington, DC
20560
United StatesTel: +1 202-633-1705
Node Manager BHL Other Associate Participant
José Clavijo Albertos
Node Manager
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez (MIZA)
Facultad de Agronomia
Maracay - Aragua 2101 Apdo Postal 4579
Aragua
2101
Venezuela, Bolivarian Republic ofTel: +58 243 5506958/+58 243 5506959/+58 243 5506957
Node Manager BioNet-AndinoNet Other Associate Participant
Keng-Yeang Lum
Node Manager
BioNET-ASEANET
c/o CABI-SEARC
P.O. Box 210
Selangor
43400
MalaysiaTel: +60 3 8943 2921Fax: +60 8942 6490
Node Manager BioNET-INTERNATIONAL Other Associate Participant
Andrea Ferreira Portela Nunes
Node Manager
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Esplanada dos Ministérios Bloco E
Sala 232
Brasilia
70067-900
BrazilTel: 55 61 20337401
Node Manager Brazil Associate Country Participant
James Macklin
Node Manager
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Science and Technology Branch
960 Carling Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C6
CanadaTel: +1 613 759 7553Fax: +1 613 759 1599
Node Manager Canada Associate Country Participant
Colin Favret
Node Manager
Canadensys
Institut de recherche en biologie végétale (IRBV) Dépt. sciences biologi
Université de Montréal
4101 Sherbrooke E
Montreal (QC)
H1X 2B2
CanadaTel: +1 514-343-2158
Node Manager Canadensys Other Associate Participant
Zheping Xu
Node Manager
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Botany
20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District
Beijing 100093
ChinaTel: 86-13810580350
Node Manager CAS Other Associate Participant
Scott Miller
Node Manager
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
Office of the Under Secretary for Science
MRC 009
PO Box 37012
Washington
DC 20013-7012
United StatesTel: +1 202 633 5135Fax: +1 202 633 8942
Node Manager CBOL Other Associate Participant
Denis Beina
Node Manager
Université de Bangui
P.O. Box 1450
Bangui
Central African RepublicTel: +236 75 04 80 24Fax: +236 21 61 78 90
Node Manager Central African Republic Associate Country Participant
Jörg Holetschek
Node Manager
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Königin-Luise-Str. 6-8
Berlin
14191
GermanyTel: +49 30 838 50174
Node Manager CETAF Other Associate Participant
Charif Tala Gonzalez
Node Manager
Ministry of Environment
Division of Natural Resources
Santiago
Chile
Node Manager Chile Associate Country Participant
Yu-Huang Wang
Node Manager
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Council of Agriculture
No. 53, Nan-Hai Road
Zhongzheng District
Taipei City
TaiwanTel: +886 2 2303 9978 ext 2659
Node Manager Chinese Taipei Other Associate Participant
Daniel Amariles García
Node Manager
Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt
Calle 28A #15-09
Bogotá D.C.
ColombiaTel: +571 3202767 Ext. 1154
Node Manager Colombia Voting Participant
Emile Kami
Node Manager
Centre d’Etudes sur les Ressources Végétales
Laboratoire de Botanique de CERVE
Brazzaville
Congo, Republic of the
Node Manager Congo Associate Country Participant
Manuel Vargas
Node Manager
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
UEA de Bioinformática
Apdo. Postal 23-3100
Santo Domingo de Heredia
Costa RicaTel: (506) 507-8177Fax: (506) 507-8274
Node Manager Costa Rica Voting Participant
Francisco Pando
Node Manager
Real Jardín Botánico - CSIC
GBIF Spain Coordination Unit
C/ Claudio Moyano, 1
Madrid
E-28014
SpainTel: +34 91 420 30 17 x 274Fax: +34 91 429 2405
Node Manager CYTED Other Associate Participant
Isabel Calabuig
Node Manager
University of Copenhagen
Natural History Museum of Denmark
Universitetsparken 15
Copenhagen Ø
DK-2100
DenmarkTel: +45 35 32 11 03
Node Manager Denmark Voting Participant
John Pickering
Node Manager
University of Georgia
517 Biological Sciences Building
Athens, GA
30602-2602
United StatesTel: +1 706-542-1115Fax: +1 706-542-3344
Node Manager Discover Life Other Associate Participant
Henri Mbale Kunzi
Node Manager
Institut des Jardins Zoologiques et Botaniques du Congo
Maison D17
Plateau des professeurs
Université de Kinshasa, Lemba
Kinshasa
Kin XI
Congo, Democratic Republic of theTel: + 243 81 509 3906
Node Manager DRC Associate Country Participant
Mette Lund
Node Manager
European Environment Agency
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
DenmarkTel: + 45 3336 7215Fax: + 45 3336 7293
Node Manager EEA Other Associate Participant
Jeremy Rice
Node Manager
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
Bay Paul Center
c/o Jeremy Rice
7 MBL Street
Woods Hole
MA 02543
United StatesTel: +001 6177518199
Node Manager EOL Other Associate Participant
Tiiu Kull
Node Manager
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science
Estonian University of Life Sciences
Kreutzwaldi 5
Tartu
51014
EstoniaTel: +372 7311 883Fax: +372 7383 013
Node Manager Estonia Voting Participant
Lizanne Roxburgh
Node Manager
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Post Bag X11
Modderfontein
Johannesburg
1645
South AfricaTel: +27 11 372 3600Fax: + 27 11 608 4682
Node Manager EWT Other Associate Participant
Hanna Koivula
Node Manager
Finnish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 17
Helsinki
FIN-00014
FinlandTel: +358-50-4154850
Node Manager Finland Voting Participant
Anne-Sophie Archambeau
Node Manager
Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
GBIF France
MNHN Géologie - CP 48
43 Rue Buffon
Paris
75005
FranceTel: +33 1 40 79 80 65
Node Manager France Voting Participant
Walter Berendsohn
Node Manager
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
Freie Universität Berlin
Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8
14195 Berlin
GermanyTel: +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43)Fax: +49 30 841 729 43
Node Manager Germany Voting Participant
Alex Asase
Node Manager
University of Ghana
Department of Botany
P. O. Box LG 55, Legon
Accra
GhanaTel: +233244128800
Node Manager Ghana Voting Participant
Saïdou Doumbouya
Node Manager
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales
BP 3641
Conakry
GuineaTel: +224 628 20 96 54Fax: +224 45 15 89
Node Manager Guinea Voting Participant
Kasahun Abera
Node Manager
Horn of Africa Regional Environment Centre and Network
Addis Ababa University
P.O. Box: 80773
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Node Manager HoA-REC&N Other Associate Participant
Robert Hanner
Node Manager
International Barcode of Life
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario
N1G 2W1
CanadaTel: +1 519 8244120 extension 53479
Node Manager iBOL Other Associate Participant
Starri Heidmarsson
Node Manager
Icelandic Institute of Natural History
Akureyri Division
Borgir vid Nordurslod Akureyri
Akureyri
IS-600
IcelandTel: +354 460 0520Fax: +354 460 0501
Node Manager Iceland Voting Participant
Nakul Chettri
Node Manager
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
Dhapakhel, Lalitpur
G.P.O. Box 3226
Kathmandu
NepalTel: +97715525313Fax: +97715524509, 5536747
Node Manager ICIMOD Other Associate Participant
Mia Otto
Node Manager
Knowledge Park III
Heron Crescent
Century Boulevard
Century City
7441 South Africa
South Africa
Node Manager ICLEI Other Associate Participant
David Blankman
Node Manager
International Long Term Ecological Research
Caspi 21 Apt 2A

Jerusalem
93554
IsraelTel: 972-77-442-1951Fax: 1-(206) 309-0352

Node Manager ILTER Other Associate Participant
Vinod B. Mathur
Node Manager
Wildlife Institute of India
Post Box #18
Chandrabani
Dehradun - 248001
Uttarakhand
IndiaTel: +91-135- 2640910Fax: +91-135-2640117
Node Manager India Associate Country Participant
Ahmad Arief
Node Manager
Research Center for Biology - LIPI
IndonesiaTel: +62-21-87907636Fax: +62-21-87907612
Node Manager Indonesia Associate Country Participant
Liam Lysaght
Node Manager
National Biodiversity Data Centre
Beechfield House
WIT West Campus Carriganore
Waterford
IrelandTel: +353 51 306240
Node Manager Ireland Voting Participant
Royi Zidon
Node Manager
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Institute of Life Sciences
Edmond J. Safra
Givat Ram Campus
Jerusalem 91904
Israel
Jerusalem
91904
IsraelTel: 972-2-658-4305
Node Manager Israel Associate Country Participant
Gerald “Stinger” Guala
Node Manager
U.S. Geological Survey
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302
Reston, VA
20192
United StatesTel: +1-703-648-4311Fax: +1-703-648-4224
Node Manager ITIS Other Associate Participant
Tsuyoshi Hosoya
Node Manager
National Museum of Nature and Science
Department of Botany
Amakubo 4-1-1

Tsukuba, Ibaraki
305-0005
Japan

Node Manager Japan Associate Country Participant
Francis Oguya
Node Manager
National Museums of Kenya
P.O. Box 40658
Nairobi
00100
KenyaTel: +254 (0)20 3742131-4 / 3742161-4
Node Manager Kenya Voting Participant
Hyung Seon (Howard) Park
Node Manager
Korea Institute of S&T Information
University of Science and Technology
Korea Institute of S&T Information
245 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu
Daejeon city
34141
Korea, Republic ofTel: +82 42 869 1762Fax: +82 42 869 1979
Node Manager Korea, Republic of Voting Participant
Tania Walisch
Node Manager
Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle
25, rue Munster
Luxembourg-Grund
L-2160
LuxembourgTel: +352 46 22 40 263
Node Manager Luxembourg Associate Country Participant
Jaona Ranaivo
Node Manager
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
BP 1739
Antananarivo
101
MadagascarTel: 00 261 33 02 772 79Fax: 00 261 20 22 26469
Node Manager Madagascar Voting Participant
Lyson John Kampira
Node Manager
National Commission for Science and Technology
Private Bag B 303
Lilongwe 3
MalawiTel: +265 1 771550
Node Manager Malawi Associate Country Participant
Moulaye Mohamed Baba Ainina
Node Manager
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990
Nouakchott
MauritaniaTel: +222 4 525 1361Fax: +222 4 525 31 72
Node Manager Mauritania Voting Participant
Patricia Rivera Ramos
Node Manager
Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Av. Liga Periférico - Insurgentes Sur, Núm 4903
Col. Parques del Pedregal
Delegación Tlalpan
Mexico D.F.
14010
MexicoTel: +52(55) 5004 3169
Node Manager Mexico Voting Participant
Wouter Addink
Node Manager
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
PO Box 9517
Leiden
2300 RA
NetherlandsTel: +31 71 7517 364Fax: Fax: +31 71 527 1351
Node Manager Naturalis Other Associate Participant
Leslie Honey
Node Manager
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor
Arlington, VA
22203
United StatesTel: +1 703-908-1858
Node Manager NatureServe Other Associate Participant
Dutch Node manager
Node Manager
Node Manager Netherlands Voting Participant
Jerry Cooper
Node Manager
Landcare Research
PO Box 69040

Lincoln
7640
New ZealandTel: +64 3 321 9641Fax: +64 3 325 2418

Node Manager New Zealand Voting Participant
Kjell-Åke Lundblad
Node Manager
NordGen
P.O. Box 41
Smedjevägen 3
Alnarp
SE-23053
Sweden
Node Manager NORDGEN Other Associate Participant
Dag Terje Filip Endresen
Node Manager
Natural History Museum-Oslo
PO Box 1172, Blindern
Oslo
N-0318
NorwayTel: +47 22851654
Node Manager Norway Voting Participant
Leonard Krishtalka
Node Manager
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute
Dyche Hall, Room 602B
1345 Jayhawk Blvd
Lawrence
KS 66045-7561
United StatesTel: +1 785-864-4540Fax: +1 785 864 5335
Node Manager NSCA Other Associate Participant
Muhammad Ismail
Node Manager
Pakistan Museum of Natural History
Botanical Sciences Division
Garden Avenue
Shakarparian
Islamabad
44000
PakistanTel: +92519252085
Node Manager Pakistan Associate Country Participant
Derek Masaki
Node Manager
Pacific Basin Information Node
310 Ka`ahumanu Avenue
Kahului
Maui
HI 96732
United StatesTel: +1 808 984 3721Fax: +1 808 242 1128
Node Manager PBIF Other Associate Participant
Roxana Solis
Node Manager
Av. Guardia Civil 205,
Lima
41,
PeruTel: 51(1)2255370Fax: 51(1)2255370 anexo292
Node Manager Peru Voting Participant
Darwin R. Tejerero
Node Manager
Biodiversity Management Bureau
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Quezon Avenue Diliman
Quezon City 1100
PhilippinesTel: +63 2 9246031, local 205 and 206
Node Manager Philippines Associate Country Participant
Terry Catapano
Node Manager
Plazi
Zinggstrasse 16
Bern
3007
Switzerland
Node Manager Plazi Other Associate Participant
Piotr Tykarski
Node Manager
University of Warsaw
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology
Biological and Chemical Research Centre
Żwirki i Wigury 101
Warsaw
02-089
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Instituto Superior de Agronomia
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Lisboa
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Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
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Brussels
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7735 Cape Town
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28014 Madrid
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960 Carling Ave, Building 49, CEF, Floor 3, Room 314
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C6
CanadaTel: +1 613-759-7553Fax: +1 613-759-1599
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Swedish Museum of Natural History
PO Box 50007
Stockholm
10405
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Missouri Botanical Garden
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Saint Louis, MO
63110
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Université de Lomé
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Université de Lomé
Lomé

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Innocent Akampurira
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Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
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Kampala
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UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre
219 Huntingdon Road
Cambridge
CB3 0DL
United KingdomTel: +44 (0)1223-277314
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Stephen Wilkinson
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Joint Nature Conservation Committee
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Peterborough
PE1 1JY
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Ben Wheeler
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United States Geological Survey
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MS 302, Denver Federal Center
Denver
CO 80225
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Javier González García
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Museo Nacional de Historia Naturel
25 de mayo 582
CC. 399
CP. 11000
Montevideo
UruguayTel: (+598) 2 916 09 08 ~ 201
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Laura Russell
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University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum
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Lawrence
KS 66045
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Juncai Ma
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Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Microbiology
No. 1 West Beichen Road
Chaoyang District
Beijing
100101
ChinaTel: +86 10 64807422Fax: +86-10-64807426
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Richard Edwards
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Wildscreen
Ground Floor, The Rackhay
Queen Charlotte Street
Bristol
BS1 4HY
United KingdomTel: +44 117 9157 107Fax: +44 1173 285956
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