Directory of Contacts

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Governing Board: Voting Participants

ParticipantDelegation 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 Andorra +376 742630
Argentina
Edgardo Juan Romero (Head of delegation)
Dr.
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia
Av. Angel Gallardo 470 Buenos Aires Argentina ++54 11 4982 0306 ++54 11 4982 5243
Arturo Jose Martinez (Additional delegate)
Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Técnicas
Av. Rivadavia 1917 Buenos Aires Argentina
Martin Ramirez (Additional delegate)
Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales
A. Angel Gallardo 470 Ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina +54 11 4982 8370, ext. 169
Sergio Roig (Additional delegate)
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovacíon Productiva
Godoy Cruz 2320 Buenos Aires Argentina
Silvia Nakano (Additional delegate)
Ministerio de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación Productiva (MINCYT) Avda. Córdoba 831 Buenos Aires Argentina
Australia
John La Salle (Head of delegation)
Director of the Australian Insect Collection
Atlas of Living Australia
Atlas of Living Australia CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences GPO Box 1700 Canberra ACT Australia +61 2 6246 4262
Dave Martin (Additional delegate)
Atlas of Living Australia
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences GPO Box 1700 Canberra ACT Australia +61 2 6246 4439
Joanne Daly (Additional delegate)
CSIRO Strategic Advisor, Environment Group
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)
CSIRO Black Mountain Laboratories PO Box 1600 Canberra Australia +61-2 6246 4076 +61-2-6276 6273
Belgium
Francois Guissart (Head of delegation)
ICT Manager
Belgian Federal Science Policy Office
Louise Avenue 231 Louizalaan 1050 Brussels Belgium +32 (0)2 238 36 41 +32 2 230 59 12
André Heughebaert (Additional delegate)
IT engineer
Belgian Biodiversity Platform
Belgian Science Policy Avenue Louise 231 Louizalaan Brussels Belgium +32(0)2 238 3796
Benin
Gaston Akouehou (Head of delegation)
Point Focal diversité Biologique Chargé de recherche en Foresterie Rurale au Cames Economiste Spécialiste en Aménagement des espaces Agrosylvopastoraux
Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Habitat et de l’Urbanisme
Ministère de l’Environnement, de l’Habitat et de l’Urbanisme Cotonou Benin +229-95563534
Jean Cossi Ganglo (Temporary Head of delegation)
Maître de Conférences. Foresterie, Agroforesterie et Phytosociologie. Chef du Département Aménagement et Gestion de l'Environnement
University of Abomey-Calavi.
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques Université d'Abomey-Calavi Calavi Benin 00229 94578915
Jean Cossi Ganglo (Additional delegate)
Maître de Conférences. Foresterie, Agroforesterie et Phytosociologie. Chef du Département Aménagement et Gestion de l'Environnement
University of Abomey-Calavi.
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques Université d'Abomey-Calavi Calavi Benin 00229 94578915
Burkina Faso
Louis Blanc Traoré (Temporary Head of delegation)
Head of the Information & Environment Monitoring Office
Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development
Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development 01 BP 6486 Ouagadougou Burkina Faso +226 50 307343 +226 50 316491
Louis Blanc Traoré (Additional delegate)
Head of the Information & Environment Monitoring Office
Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development
Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development 01 BP 6486 Ouagadougou Burkina Faso +226 50 307343 +226 50 316491
Chile
Leonel Sierralta (Head of delegation)
Comisión Nacional del Medio Ambiente
Division of Natural Resources and Biodiversity Ministry of the Environment Teatinos 254/258 Santiago Chile
Miguel Stutzin (Additional delegate)
Comisión Nacional del Medio Ambiente
Departamento de Protección de Recursos Naturales Chile 56 2 2411861
Colombia
Juan Carlos Bello (Head of delegation)
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Research on Biological Resources
Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Calle 28A #15-09 Bogota Colombia +57 1 3202767, ext. 2100
Brigitte LG Baptiste Ballera (Additional delegate)
Managing Director
Alexander von Humboldt Biological Resources Research Institute
Instituto Alexander von Humboldt Calle 28A #15-09 Bogotá Colombia +571 3202767 ext. 1112
Costa Rica
Maria Auxiliadora Mora (Head of delegation)
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
Apdo. Postal 22-3100 Santo Domingo Heredia Costa Rica +506 507 8175 +506 507 8274
Manuel Vargas (Additional delegate)
Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad (INBio)
UEA de Bioinformática, INBio Apdo. Postal 23-3100 Santo Domingo de Heredia Costa Rica (506) 507-8177 (506) 507-8274
Denmark
Katherine Richardson (Head of delegation)
Professor, Head of DanBIF Board
University of Copenhagen
University of Copenhagen Natural History Museum Department of Biology, Ecology and Evolution Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Ø Denmark
Finn Borchsenius (Temporary Head of delegation)
Associate Professor, Leader of DanBIF
Aarhus University
Aarhus University Science Museums Ole Worms Allé 1, Building 1137 Aarhus C Denmark +45 87 15 65 15
Isabel Calabuig (Additional delegate)
Node Manager & Data Curator at DanBIF
University of Copenhagen
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Ø Denmark +45 35 32 11 03
Estonia
Tiiu Kull (Head of delegation)
Professor, Head of the Department of Botany
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science Estonian University of Life Sciences Kreutzwaldi 5 Tartu Estonia +372 7311 883 +372 7383 013
Liina Eek-Piirsoo (Additional delegate)
Senior Officer
Nature Conservation Department
Nature Conservation Department Narva mnt. 7a - 329 Tallinn Estonia +372 626 2877 +372 626 2901
Finland
Leif Schulman (Head of delegation)
Director
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Finnish Museum of Natural History PO Box 17 Helsinki Finland +358-50-5487692
Hanna Koivula (Additional delegate)
Finnish Museum of Natural History
Finnish Museum of Natural History PO Box 17 Helsinki Finland +358-50-4154850
Hannu Saarenmaa (Additional delegate)
Research Director
Digitisation Centre of the Finnish Museum of Natural History and University of Eastern Finland
Digitisation Centre of the Finnish Museum of Natural History and University of Eastern Finland P.O. box 111 Joensuu Finland
Mari Walls (Additional delegate)
Finnish Environment Insitute (SYKE)
Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE) Marine Research Centre Mechelininkatu 34a P.O. Box 140 Helsinki Finland
France
Eric Chenin (Head of delegation)
Biodiversity information systems manager; SEP Excutive
GBIF- France/Institut de Recherche pour le Développement
GBIF- France/Institut de Recherche pour le Développement IRD 32, avenue Henri Varagnat Bondy cedex France +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 France +33 1 40 79 80 65
Claude-Anne Gauthier (Additional delegate)
Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Museum national d’Histoire naturelle Direction générale - CP 24 57, rue Cuvier Paris France +33 1 71 21 46 58
Philippe Grandcolas (Additional delegate)
Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité
UMR 7205 CNRS Institut de Systématique, Evolution, Biodiversité Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle Bât. Entomologie, case 50 45, rue Buffon Paris France +33 1 40 79 38 48 +33 1 40 79 56 79
Simon Tillier (Additional delegate)
Senior Advisor for International Scientific Partnerships at Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle and Chargé de mission Biodiversité Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche
Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche
Secteur Environnement Direction Générale pour la Recherche et l'Innovation Ministère de l'Enseignement Supérieur et de la Recherche 1, rue Descartes Paris cedex 05 France 01 55 55 89 41
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 Germany +49 30 209 38479 +49 30 2093 8561
Walter Berendsohn (Additional delegate)
Speaker of the German Node Coordinators Group
Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum Berlin-Dahlem
GBIF.DE - Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem Freie Universität Berlin Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8 Berlin Germany +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43) +49 30 841 729 43
Ghana
Alfred A. Oteng-Yeboah (Head of delegation)
Deputy Director
University of Ghana
Department of Botany University of Ghana, LEGON Accra Ghana +233 244 77 22 56 ++233 21 777 655
Alex Asase (Additional delegate)
Principal Investigator on the Ghana Biodiversity Informatics Project
University of Ghana
Department of Botany University of Ghana P. O. Box LG 55, Legon Accra Ghana +233244128800
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
Skuggasundi 1 Reykjavik Iceland +354 545 8600 +354 562 4566
Ireland
Liam Lysaght (Head of delegation)
Director
National Biodiversity Data Centre
National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Waterford Ireland +353 51 306240
Japan
Yumi Ukawa (Head of delegation)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs 2-2-1, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo Japan +81 3 5501 8000 (ext. 3133) +81-3-5501-8228
Keiichi Matsuura (Additional delegate)
National Museum of Nature and Science
National Museum of Nature and Science 4-1-1 Amakubo Tsukuba, Ibaraki Perfecture Japan +81 29 853 8301
Morio Tsuchiya (Additional delegate)
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Global Biodiversity Strategy Office Nature Conservation Bureau Ministry of the Environment, Japan Japan +81 3 5521 8275 +81 3 3591 3228
Motomi Ito (Additional delegate)
University of Tokyo
University of Tokyo Department of Systems Sciences Komaba, Meguro-ku Tokyo Japan +81-3-5454-4305 +81-3-5454-4305
Tsuyoshi Hosoya (Additional delegate)
Senior Curator
National Museum of Nature and Science
Department of Botany National Science Museum Amakubo 4-1-1 Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
Yasukuni Shibata (Additional delegate)
Ministry of the Environment of Japan
Biodiversity Policy Division Nature Conservation Bureau Ministry of the Environment, Japan 1-2-2 Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo Japan +81-3-5521-8275
Kenya
Geoffrey Mwachala (Head of delegation)
National Museums of Kenya
National Museums of Kenya Box 40658 Nairobi Kenya +254 (0)20 3742131-4/3742161-4
Lawrence Monda (Additional delegate)
ICT Manager
National Museums of Kenya
National Museum of Kenya Box 40658-00100 Nairobi Kenya +254 20 8164134 /35 / 36 +254 20 3741424
Korea, Republic of
Sang Hun Lee (Head of delegation)
Multilateral Cooperation Division
Multilateral Cooperation Division Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning 47 Gwanmun-ro Gwacheon city, Gyeonggi-do Republic of Korea +82 2 2110 2330
Donghee Kim (Additional delegate)
Korea GBIF Office/Natural History Division
National Science Museum
National Science Museum Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, 481 Daedeokdaero, Yuseong-gu Daejeon City Republic of Korea +82 42 601 7990 +82 42 601 7788
Heejung Kwon (Additional delegate)
Multilateral Cooperation Division
Multilateral Cooperation Division Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning 47 Gwanmun-ro Gwacheon city, Gyeonggi-do Republic of Korea +82 2 2110 2335
Hyung Seon (Howard) Park (Additional delegate)
Korea Institute of S&T Information
Korea Institute of S&T Information (KISTI) 245 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu Daejeon city Republic of Korea +82 42 869 1762 82-42-828-5019
Jeongheui Lim (Additional delegate)
Senior Researcher
National Science Museum
National Science Museum, Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning 481 Daedeokdae-ro, Yusung-gu Daejon City Republic of Korea +82 42 601 7967 +82 42 601 7788
Woon Kee Paek (Additional delegate)
Senior Researcher of National Science Museum
National Science Museum
National Science Museum Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning 481 Daedeokdaero Yuseong-gu Daejeon City Republic of Korea +82 42 601 7861 +82 42 601 7771
Madagascar
Félicitée Rejo Fienena (Head of delegation)
Director of CNRE
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
Centre National de Recherches sur l’Environnement 17, rue Rasamimanana Fiadanana BP: 1739 antananarivo Madagascar 032 02 053 48
Heriniaina Ramanankierana (Temporary Head of delegation)
Chef du Département “Ecosystèmes terrestres”
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
Centre National de Recherches sur l’Environnement 17, rue Rasamimanana FIADANANA BP: 1739 Antananarivo Madagascar
Hery Lisy Ranarijaona (Additional delegate)
Immeuble FOFIFA MAHAVOKY NORD Mahajanga Madagascar (+261) 320557982
Jaona Ranaivo (Additional delegate)
Researcher
Centre National de Recherches sur l'Environnement
BP 1739 Antananarivo Madagascar 00 261 33 02 772 79 00 261 20 22 26469
Mauritania
Mohamed Alada (Head of delegation)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222-4525-3172
Moulaye Mohamed Baba Ainina (Temporary Head of delegation)
Chef Service Informatique Internet
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 525 1361 +222 525 31 72
Adballahi Ould Mohamed Vall (Additional delegate)
Professor
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
Ecole Normale Sup=erieure de Nouakchott BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 45 25 31 84 +222-4525-3172
Ahmed Ould Ismail Ould Boumediena (Additional delegate)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 45 25 31 84
Ahmedou Ould Soule (Additional delegate)
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 45 25 31 84
Moulaye Mohamed Baba Ainina (Additional delegate)
Chef Service Informatique Internet
Ecole Normale Supérieure de Nouakchott
BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 525 1361 +222 525 31 72
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. Mexico +52 55 5004 5005 +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 United States of America +1 (785) 864-3897
Raul Jimenez Rosenberg (Additional delegate)
Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad
Conabio Liga Periferico Insurgentes Sur 4903 Parques del Pedregal Del. Tlalpan Mexico DF Mexico +52 55 5004 5009 +52 55 5004 5031
Netherlands
Eli van der Heide (Head of delegation)
Ministry of Education, Culture and Science
PO Box 16375 Den Haag Netherlands +31 (0) 70 412 33 07
Cees Hof (Additional delegate)
Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility (NLBIF)
PO Box 93102 Amsterdam Netherlands +31 20 525 54 96
New Zealand
James Holborow (Head of delegation)
Terrestrial Ecosystems Manager
Department of Conservation - Te Papa Atawhai
Private Bag 4715 Christchurch New Zealand
Alison Fordyce (Additional delegate)
Sector Manager, Environment and Society
Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment
Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment Science Investments, Science Skills and Innovation 33 Bowen Street, PO Box 5762 Wellington New Zealand +64 (0)4 901 4177 Ext: 44177
Dennis Gordon (Additional delegate)
Principal Scientist, Aquatic Biodiversity & Biosecurity
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Ltd
National Institute of Water & Atmospheric Research Private Bag 14-901, Kilbirnie, Wellington New Zealand
Jerry Cooper (Additional delegate)
Principal Scientist, Informatics & Biosystematics
Landcare Research
Landcare Research PO Box 69040 Lincoln New Zealand +64 3 321 9641 +64 3 325 2418
Mark Costello (Additional delegate)
University of Auckland
University of Auckland Leigh Marine Laboratory PO Box 349 Warkworth New Zealand +64-9-3737599 ext 83608 +64-9-422 6113
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 Norway +47 22 03 73 03 +47 22 03 73 62
Dag Terje Filip Endresen (Additional delegate)
Natural History Museum-Oslo
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, PO Box 1172, Blindern Oslo Norway +47 22851654
Fridtjof Mehlum (Additional delegate)
Natural History Museum-Oslo
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, P.O. Box 1172 Blindern Oslo Norway +47 2285 1723 +47 2285 1837
Ivar Myklebust (Additional delegate)
Director
Artsdatabanken
Erling Skakkes gt. 47 Trondheim Norway +47 73 59 21 51 + 47 73 59 22 40
Nils Valland (Additional delegate)
Artsdatabanken
Norwegian Biodiversity Information Centre Artsdatabanken Erling Skakkes gt. 47 Trondheim Norway +47 73592301
Peru
Maria Luisa del Rio (Head of delegation)
Ministerio del Ambiente Avenida Guardia Civil 205 San Borja Lima Peru + 511 225 5370 + 511 225 5369
Portugal
Cristina Tomé (Head of delegation)
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (IICT)
Tropical Research Institute (IICT) Rua da Junqueira, nº 86-1º Lisboa Portugal +351 213616347 / 1460
Rui Figueira (Temporary Head of delegation)
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (IICT)
Tropical Research Institute (IICT) Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 Lisboa Portugal +351 213616340 +351 213634160
Luisa Igreja (Additional delegate)
Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia
Av. D. Carlos I, 126-7 LIsboa Portugal +351 213911537
Rui Figueira (Additional delegate)
Instituto de Investigação Científica Tropical (IICT)
Tropical Research Institute (IICT) Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 Lisboa Portugal +351 213616340 +351 213634160
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 Slovakia +421 2 5942 6128 +421 2 5477 1948
Eduard Stloukal (Additional delegate)
Head of department
Comenius University
Department of Zoology Comenius University Mlynska dolina B-1 Bratislava Slovakia +421-2-60296333
Slovenia
Matija Gogala (Head of delegation)
Prof. Dr.
Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts
Novi trg 3 Ljubljana Slovenia +386 1 7566777 +386 1 4256492
Mladen Kotarac (Additional delegate)
Mr.
Center for Cartography of the Flora and Fauna
Antoliciceva 1 Miklavz na Dravskem polju Slovenia +386 41 735429
South Africa
Tanya Abrahamse (Head of delegation)
Chief Executive Officer
South African National Biodiversity Institute-Pretoria
Private Bag X101 Pretoria South Africa +27 21 843 5200 +27 12 804 5343
Leluma Matooane (Additional delegate)
Department of Science & Technology
Department of Science & Technology building 53, CSIR Campus Meiring Naude, Brumeria Pretoria South Africa +27 12 843 6437 +27 86 550 7028
Selwyn Willoughby (Additional delegate)
Technical Advisor for BIOPAMA Observatory in Eastern and Southern Africa
BIOPAMA ESA South Africa
Spain
Fernando Ballestero Diaz (Head of delegation)
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness Spain
Arturo H. Ariño (Additional delegate)
University of Navarra
Dept. Zoology and Ecology Irunlarrea, 1 Pamplona Spain +34-948425600 x 6296 +34-948425649
Carmen Quesada (Additional delegate)
Herbarium, University of Granada
Rector López Argüeta, 8 Granada Spain +34 958246329 +34 958246329
Francisco Pando (Additional delegate)
Real Jardín Botánico - CSIC
GBIF Spain Coordination Unit C/ Claudio Moyano, 1 Madrid Spain +34 91 420 30 17 x 274 +34 91 429 2405
Juan Miguel Gonzalez Aranda (Additional delegate)
Deputy director
Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness
C/. Albacete, nº 5 - 5ª Planta Norte Madrid Spain +34 91 603 83 30
Sweden
Maria Thuveson (Head of delegation)
Research officer, Head of Unit, Department of research funding
Swedish Research Council
Swedish Research Council Västra Järnvägsgatan 3 Box 1035 Stockholm Sweden +46 8 546 44 193
Anders Telenius (Additional delegate)
Associate Professor, Node Manager, GBIF-Sweden
Swedish Museum of Natural History
Swedish Museum of Natural History PO Box 50007 Stockholm Sweden +46 8 5195 5129
Mats Andersson (Additional delegate)
Swedish Research Council
Swedish Research Council Västra Järnvägsgatan 3 Box 1035 Stockholm Sweden
Mickaël Graf (Additional delegate)
MSc, Systems Developer, GBIF-Sweden
Swedish Museum of Natural History
GBIF-Sweden P.O. Box 50007 Stockholm Sweden +46 8 5195 4045
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 Sokoine University of Agriculture P.O. Box 3010 Chuo Kikuu Morogoro Tanzania +255 754 591849
Hulda Gideon (Additional delegate)
TanBIF Node Manager
Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH, Tanzania)
P.O. Box 4302 Dar es Salaam Tanzania + 255 22 2700749 +255 22 2775313
Uganda
Peter Ndemere (Head of delegation)
Executive Secretary of Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Plot 6 Kimera Road, Ntinda P.O. Box 6884 Kampala Uganda +256 414 705 500 +256 414 234 579
Gerald Eilu (Additional delegate)
Makerere University
Makerere University Department of Forestry P.O. Box 7062 Kampala Uganda +256 772 642 640
Innocent Akampurira (Additional delegate)
Science Officer
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda P.O. Box 6884 Kampala Uganda +256 414 705 528 +256 414 234 579
Julius Ecuru (Additional delegate)
Assistant Executive Secretary
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda P. O. Box 6884 Kampala Uganda +256 414 705 500 +256 414 234 579
Maxwell Otim-Onapa (Additional delegate)
Deputy Executive Secretary
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology
Uganda national Council for Science and Technology, Plot 6 Kimera Road, Ntinda, PO Box 6884 Kampala Uganda +256414705500 +256414234579
United Kingdom
Mark Stevenson (Head of delegation)
Senior Scientific Officer - Biodiversity Assessment and Monitoring
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Defra
Biodiversity Science Team Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Building 142, AHVLA, Woodham Lane, New Haw, Addlestone Surrey United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1932 342523
Alan Paton (Additional delegate)
Assistant Keeper
Royal Botanic Gardens-Kew
Harbarium Kew, Richmond Surrey United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0)20 8332 5295 +44 (0) 20 8332 5278
Chris Lyal (Additional delegate)
The Natural History Museum
Entomology Department Cromwell Road London United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 207 942 5113 +44 207 942 5661
David Roy (Additional delegate)
Head of the Biological Records Centre
Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Maclean Building Benson Lane Crowmarsh Gifford Wallingford Oxfordshire United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0) 1491 838800
Lawrence Way (Additional delegate)
Surveillance and Monitoring Programme Leader
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Monkstone House, City Road Peterborough United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1733 866860 +44 1733 555948
Roderic Page (Additional delegate)
University of Glasgow
Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Faculty of Biomedical and Life Science Graham Kerr Building University of Glasgow Glasgow United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 141 330 4778 +44 141 330 2792
Stephen Wilkinson (Additional delegate)
Joint Nature Conservation Committee
Monkstone House, City Road Peterborough United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1733 866865 +44 1733 555948
United States
John Wingfield (Head of delegation)
Director
National Science Foundation
Directorate for Biological Sciences National Science Foundation 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 605 Arlington, Virginia United States of America +1 703 292 8400 +1 703 292 9154
Jane Silverthorne (Temporary Head of delegation)
Deputy Assistant Director
National Science Foundation
Directorate for Biological Sciences National Science Foundation 4201 Wilson Boulevard Arlington United States of America
Anna Weitzman (Additional delegate)
Informatics and Botanical Researcher
P.O. Box 37012 Washington, United States of America +1.202.633.0846
Ben Wheeler (Additional delegate)
United States Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey Room 2527, Bldg 810 MS 302, Denver Federal Center Denver United States of America +1 303 202 4663 +1 703 648 4098
Gerald “Stinger” Guala (Additional delegate)
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302 Reston, VA United States of America +1-703-648-4311 +1-703-648-4224
Greg Riccardi (Additional delegate)
Director
Institute for Digital Information and Scientific Communication Florida State University Tallahassee United States of America 850-644-2869
Leonard Krishtalka (Additional delegate)
Director and Professor
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute Dyche Hall, Room 602B 1345 Jayhawk Blvd Lawrence United States of America +1 785 864 3451 +1 785 864 5335
Leonard P. Hirsch (Additional delegate)
Senior Policy Advisor
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
Office of International Relations 1100 Jefferson Drive SW #3123 PO Box 37012 Q-3123 MRC 705 Washington, United States of America ++1 202 633 4788 ++1 202 312 2888
Mark Fornwall (Additional delegate)
U.S. Geological Survey
Center for Biological Informatics USGS Biological Resources Discipline P.O. Box 25046 DFC MS302 Denver United States of America +1 303 202 4220 +1 303 202 4219
Michael Frame (Additional delegate)
U.S. Geological Suvery Biological Informatics 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive MS 302, Reston United States of America +1 703 648 4164 +1 703 648 4280
Scott Edwards (Additional delegate)
Division Director for BIO/Division of Biological Infrastructure
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, 26 Oxford Street Cambridge, MA United States of America +1 617 384 8082 +1 617 495 5667

Governing Board: Associate Country Participants

ParticipantDelegation members
Austria
Martin Götzl (Head of delegation)
Project Manager
Nature Conservation Department
Umweltbundesamt Nature Conservation Department Spittelauer Lände 5 Vienna Austria ++43 1 31304 3380 ++43 1 31304 3700
Andrea H. Nouak (Additional delegate)
Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management
Federal Ministry for the Environment Dept. V/9 International Environmental Affairs Stubenbastei 5 Wien Austria +43 1 51522 1616 +43 1 51522 7626
Brazil
Carlos Afonso Nobre (Head of delegation)
Secretary for Research and Development Projects and Programs
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Ministry of Science Brasilia Brazil
Andrea Ferreira Portela Nunes (Additional delegate)
General Coordinator for Ecosystems Management
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação
Ministério da Ciência, Tecnologia e Inovação<br /> Esplanada dos Ministérios Bloco E Sala T77 Brasilia Brazil 55 61 3317 7918
Canada
Mark Graham (Head of delegation)
Vice President, Research and Collections
Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Museum for Nature P.O. Box 3443, Station D Ottawa, Ontario Canada +1 613 566 4743 +1 613 364 4022
Robert McFetridge (Additional delegate)
Co-ordinator
Federal Biodiversity Information Partnership
Federal Biodiversity Information Partnership 5489 Edgewater Dr Manotick (Ottawa) Ontario Canada +1 613 692 4896
Central African Republic
Georgette Florence Koyt Daballe (Head of delegation)
Université de Bangui
Université de Bangui BP 1383 FACSS Bangui Central African Republic +236 21 61 17 67 Fax : +236 21 61 78 90
Congo
Assori Itoua Ngaporo (Head of delegation)
General Delegate
Ministry of Scientific Research and Technical Innovation
Ministry of Scientific Research and Technical Innovation General Delegation of Scientific and Technical Research 13 Avenue Charles de Gaulle Brazzaville Congo
Mathieu Ndounga (Additional delegate)
Directeur
Centre d’Etudes sur les Ressources Végétales
Centre d’Etude sur les Ressources Végetales Enceinte ex ORSTROM chemin de l’Auberge de Gascogne Brazzaville Congo +242 526 05 06/+242 697 73 70
Guinea
Sédibinet Sidibe (Head of delegation)
Directeur
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales (COSIE) BP 761 Conakry Guinea +224 622 46 23 91
Saïdou Doumbouya (Additional delegate)
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales (COSIE) BP 3641 Conakry Guinea +224 628 20 96 54 +224 45 15 89
India
Hem Pande (Head of delegation)
Additional Secretary and India’s National Focal Point for CBD
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Ministry of Environment & Forests Government of India Room 622, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex Lodi Road New Delhi India +91-11-24361308 +91-11-24363967
Sujata Arora (Additional delegate)
Additional Director
Ministry of Environment and Forests
Ministry of Environment & Forests Government of India, Room No. 604, Paryavaran Bhawan, CGO Complex, Lodi Road New Delhi India +91-11-24361601
Indonesia
Bambang Prasetya (Head of delegation)
Deputy Chairman for Life Sciences
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI)
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Sasana Widya Sarwono Building 3rd Floor Jalan Jenderal Gatot Subroto No. 10 Jakarta Indonesia
Siti Nuramaliati Prijono (Additional delegate)
Director
Research Center for Biology - LIPI
Research Center for Biology - LIPI Cibinong Science Center Jl. Raya Jakarta-Bogor KM 46 Cibinong, Bogor Indonesia 62-21-8790-7636; 8790-7604 62 21 8790-7612
Israel
Ofer Steinitz (Head of delegation)
Head of Data Management Department
Israel Nature & Parks Authority
Division of Science & Conservation Israel Nature & Parks Authority 3 Am Veolamo St. Jerusalem Israel +972 2 5006214
Simon Nemtzov (Additional delegate)
Israel Nature & Parks Authority
Division of Science and Conservation Israel Nature and Parks Authority 3 Am Ve Olamo St., Givat Shaul, Jerusalem Israel +972-2-5014810 +972-2-5006281
Luxembourg
Alain Faber (Head of delegation)
Director
Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle
25, rue Munster Luxembourg-Grund Luxembourg +352 46 22 33-420
Pakistan
Khalid Mahmood (Head of delegation)
Curator
Pakistan Museum of Natural History
Zoological Science Division Pakistan Museum of Natural History Garden Avenue, Islamabad Pakistan Islamabad Pakistan +92 51 925 2084 +92 51 925 2087
Ubaidullah Azeem (Additional delegate)
NODE Officer, System Analyst
Pakistan Museum of Natural History
Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) IT Section Garden Avenue, Shakarparian Islamabad Pakistan +92 51 925 2095 +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 Philippines +632 924 6031, local +632 924-0109
Nelson Devanadera (Additional delegate)
Assistant Director
Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau
+63 2 9246031, local 205 and 206
Poland
Piotr Tykarski (Head of delegation)
Secretary of PolBIN/KSIB
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology, University of Warsaw
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology Biological and Chemical Research Centre Żwirki i Wigury 101 Warsaw Poland +48 22 55 26 537
Michal Kozakiewicz (Additional delegate)
Professor, Coordinator of PolBIN/KSIB
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology, University of Warsaw
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology Biological and Chemical Research Centre Żwirki i Wigury 101 Warsaw Poland +48 22 55 26 514
Switzerland
Sarah Pearson (Head of delegation)
Federal Office for the Environment
Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) Species, Ecosystems, Landscapes Division Bern Switzerland +41 31 322 68 66
Daniel Burckhardt (Additional delegate)
President, Committee GBIF Switzerland
Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
Naturhistorisches Museum Basel NMB, Augustinergasse 2 Basel Switzerland +41 61 266 55 38
Pascal Tschudin (Additional delegate)
Centre Suisse de Cartographie de la Faune
CSCF, Passage Max-Meuron 6 Neuchâtel Switzerland +41 32 724 92 97 +41 32 725 70 29
Yves Gonseth (Additional delegate)
Director
Centre Suisse de Cartographie de la Faune
CSCF, Passage Max-Meuron 6 Neuchâtel Switzerland +41 32 7 257 257 +41 32 7 177 969
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 Université de Lomé Lomé Togo +228 9002 04 11 +228 2221 85 95
Aboudou Raoufou Radji (Temporary Head of delegation)
Senior Lecturer - Curator of Togo National Herbarium
Université de Lomé
Ornamental Horticulture and Urban Ecology Université de Lomé Lomé Togo +228 90045114
Aboudou Raoufou Radji (Additional delegate)
Senior Lecturer - Curator of Togo National Herbarium
Université de Lomé
Ornamental Horticulture and Urban Ecology Université de Lomé Lomé Togo +228 90045114
Isabelle Glitho (Additional delegate)
Dean of Faculty of Sciences - Professor in Animal Biology
Université de Lomé
University of Lome Lomé Togo +228 9002 04 11

Governing Board: Other Associate Participants

ParticipantDelegation members
ARCOS
Laurent Ntahuga (Head of delegation)
Burundi +25779589682
Sam Kanyamibwa (Additional delegate)
Executive Secretary
ARCOS Registered Office, UK Wellbrook Court Birdlife International Girton Road Cambridge United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1223 277 318 +44 1223 277 200
BioNet-AndinoNet
Jose Clavijo (Head of delegation)
Universidad Central de Venezuela
Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez (MIZA) Facultad de Agronomia - Universidad Central de Venezuela Maracay - Aragua 2101 Apdo Postal 4579 Aragua Venezuela +58 243 5506958/+58 243 5506959/+58 243 5506957
ACB
Christian Elloran (Additional delegate)
Database Specialist & Programmer at ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB)
ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity
3/F ERDB Building, UPLB Forestry Campus, Los Baños Laguna Philippines +63 49 5363089; +63 49 5361739 +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 Philippines +6349 5362865
BioNET-INTERNATIONAL
Keng-Yeang Lum (Head of delegation)
Chief Scientist
BioNET-ASEANET
ASEANET c/o CABI-SEARC P.O. Box 210 Selangor Malaysia +60 3 8943 2921 ++60 8942 6490
Bioversity International
Elizabeth Arnaud (Head of delegation)
F07 Coordinator, SINGER Coordinator
Bioversity International
Bioversity International Parc Scientifique Agropolis II 1990, boulevard de La Lironde Montpellier Cedex 5 France +33 46 7611302
BGCI
Sara Oldfield (Head of delegation)
Secretary General
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House 199 Kew Road Richmond, Surrey United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0)20 8332 5953 +44 (0)20 8332 5956
Suzanne Sharrock (Additional delegate)
Director of Public Awareness
Botanic Gardens Conservation International
Descanso House 199 Kew Road Richmond, Surrey United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 208 332 5953 +44 208 332 5956
CAS
Keping Ma (Head of delegation)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Botany Biodiversity Committee 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District Beijing China +86-10-62836223 +86-10-82599518
Liqiang Ji (Temporary Head of delegation)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Zoology Biodiversity Committee 20 Nanxincun Beichenxilu, Chaoyang District Beijing China
Liqiang Ji (Additional delegate)
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Institute of Zoology Biodiversity Committee 20 Nanxincun Beichenxilu, Chaoyang District Beijing China
Chinese Taipei
Jeng-Jiann Chiu (Head of delegation)
General Director, Life Science Division
Ministry of Science and Technology
No. 106, Sec. 2, Heping E. Road Da’an District Taipei City Chinese Taipei +886 2 2737 7540
Kwang-Tsao Shao (Temporary Head of delegation)
Research Fellow
TaiBIF
Biodiversity Research Center Academia Sinica No. 128, Sec. 2, Academia Rd. Nankang, Taipei City Chinese Taipei ++886-2-27887330 ext 200
Chau-Chin Lin (Additional delegate)
Research Fellow
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Council of Agriculture No. 53, Nanhai Road Zhongzheng District Taipei City Chinese Taipei +886 2 2303 9978 #2660
Chien-Jen Chen (Additional delegate)
Vice President
Academia Sinica
No. 128, Sec. 2, Academia Road Nangang District Taipei City Chinese Taipei +886 2 2789 9402
Ruey-Shing Lin (Additional delegate)
Research Scientist
Endemic Species Research Institute
Endemic Species Research Institute No. 1, Mingsheng E. Road Jiji Township, Nantou County Chinese Taipei
Yu-Huang Wang (Additional delegate)
Scientific Researcher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute Council of Agriculture No. 53, Nan-Hai Road Zhongzheng District Taipei City Chinese Taipei +886 2 2303 9978 ext 2659
CYTED
Alberto Majó Piñeyrúa (Head of delegation)
Secretary General
CYTED c/ Amaniel, 4 Madrid Spain +34-91-531 63 87
CBOL
Scott Miller (Head of delegation)
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of Natural History
The Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science MRC 009 PO Box 37012 Washington United States of America +1 202 633 5135 +1 202 633 8942
David E. Schindel (Additional delegate)
Executive Secretary
Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL)
Consortium for the Barcode of Life (CBOL) National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012 MRC-105, Washington, United States of America +1 202/633-0812 +1 202/633-2938
CETAF
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 Switzerland +41 (0)22 418-5148 +41 (0)22 418-5101
Ana Casino (Additional delegate)
General Secretary
CETAF, AISBL-Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities
CETAF, AISBL-Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities c/o Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences Rue Vautier, 29 Brussels Belgium +32 (0) 2 627 42 51
Discover Life
John Pickering (Head of delegation)
University of Georgia
517 Biological Sciences Building Athens, GA United States of America +1 706-542-1115 +1 706-542-3344
Gail Kampmeier (Additional delegate)
Senior Research Scientist
Illinois Natural History Survey
Illinois Natural History Survey 1101 W. Peabody Dr. Urbana, IL United States of America +1 217-244-1707
DIVERSITAS
Eva Spehn (Head of delegation)
Institute of Botany
Institute of Botany University of Basel Schoenbeinstr.6 Basel Switzerland ++41 (0)61 267 35 11 ++41 (0)61 267 35 04
Anne-Helene Prieur-Richard (Additional delegate)
Acting Executive Director
DIVERSITAS
c/o Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle 57 Rue Cuvier - CP 41 Paris Cedex 05 France +33 (0)1 40 79 80 43 (Direct) +33 (0)1 40 79 80 45
EOL
Graham Higley (Head of delegation)
EOL Executive Chair
EOL Executive Chair c/o 23 Walcott Avenue Christchurch, Dorset United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0) 1202 385851 +44 20 794 5559
Bob Corrigan (Additional delegate)
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) c/o National Museum of Natural History Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, MRC 106 Washington United States of America
EWT
Harriet Davies-Mostert (Head of delegation)
Head of Sciences & Research
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Endangered Wildlife Trust Post Bag X11 Modderfontein Johannesburg South Africa
Lizanne Roxburgh (Additional delegate)
Biodiversity Information Specialist
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Endangered Wildlife Trust Post Bag X11 Modderfontein Johannesburg South Africa +27 11 372 3600 + 27 11 608 4682
Yolan Friedmann (Additional delegate)
Chief Executive Officer
Endangered Wildlife Trust
Post Bag X11 Modderfontein Johannesburg South Africa +27 11 372 6300 +27 11 608 4682
EEA
Ronan Uhel (Head of delegation)
Head of Programme - NSV - Natural systems and vulnerability
European Environment Agency
European Environment Agency Kongens Nytorv 6 Copenhagen Denmark +45 33 36 71 30
ICLEI
Shela Patrickson (Head of delegation)
Manager, ICLEI Cities Biodiversity Center
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability
ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability PO Box 5319 Tygervalley Cape Town South Africa +27 21 202 0389 +27 87 809 6185
ITIS
Gerald “Stinger” Guala (Head of delegation)
U.S. Geological Survey
U.S. Geological Survey 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302 Reston, VA United States of America +1-703-648-4311 +1-703-648-4224
Allen Allison (Additional delegate)
Vice President for Science
Bishop Museum
Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street Honolulu, Hawaii United States of America +1 808-848-4145 +1 808-847-8252
Thomas M. Orrell (Additional delegate)
Acting Director ITIS/Informatics Branch Chief
Smithsonian Institution PO Box 37012 National Museum of Natural History CE-236, MRC-136 Washington, DC United States of America +1 202 633-2151 +1 202 357-4122
IABINNo official delegation information
iBOL
Paul Hebert (Head of delegation)
President, CEP & Scientific Director
International Barcode of Life
International Barcode of Life Secretariat Centre for Biodiversity Genomics University of Guelph Guelph, ON Canada +1 519 824 4120 x 56250 +1 519 824 5703
ICIPENo official delegation information
ICIMOD
David Molden (Head of delegation)
Director General
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development
International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development GPO Box 3226 Khumaltar, Lalitpur Kathmandu Nepal +977 1 5003222 +977 1 5003299
ILTER
David Blankman (Head of delegation)
Director, Information Management, Israel LTER
International Long Term Ecological Research
Caspi 21 Apt 2A Jerusalem Israel 972-77-442-1951 1-(206) 309-0352
NSCA
Leonard Krishtalka (Head of delegation)
Director and Professor
University of Kansas
Biodiversity Institute Dyche Hall, Room 602B 1345 Jayhawk Blvd Lawrence United States of America +1 785 864 3451 +1 785 864 5335
Naturalis
Edwin van Huis (Head of delegation)
General Director
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Darwinweg 2 P.O. Box 9517 Leiden Netherlands +31 (0)71 568 76 76 +31 (0)71 568 76 66
Jeroen Snijders (Additional delegate)
Naturalis Biodiversity Center
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Darwinweg 2 Leiden Netherlands
NatureServe
Mary Klein (Head of delegation)
President and CEO
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor Arlington, VA United States of America +1- 703-908-1803
Healy Hamilton (Temporary Head of delegation)
NatureServe
NatureServe 4600 N. Fairfax Dr., 7th Floor Arlington United States of America
Leslie Honey (Additional delegate)
Vice President of Conservation Services
NatureServe
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor Arlington, VA United States of America +1 703-908-1858
NORDGEN
Arni Bragason (Head of delegation)
Director
NordGen
P.O. Box 41 Smedjevägen 3 Alnarp Sweden +46 40 53 66 40
Jonas Nordling (Additional delegate)
IT manager
NordGen
Box 41 Smedjevägen 3 Alnarp Sweden +46 40 536653
OBISNo official delegation information
PBIF
Allen Allison (Head of delegation)
Vice President for Science
Bishop Museum
Bishop Museum 1525 Bernice Street Honolulu, Hawaii United States of America +1 808-848-4145 +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 Samoa +685 21929 ext. 278 +685 20231
SCAR
Anton Van de Putte (Head of delegation)
Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences
Vautierstraat 29 Brussels Belgium +32-2-627-4318
Huw Griffiths (Additional delegate)
British Antarctic Survey
British Antarctic Survey High Cross, Madingley Road Cambridge United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
SMEBD
Mark Costello (Head of delegation)
University of Auckland
University of Auckland Leigh Marine Laboratory PO Box 349 Warkworth New Zealand +64-9-3737599 ext 83608 +64-9-422 6113
SPNHC
James Macklin (Head of delegation)
Research Scientist
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Environmental Health 960 Carling Ave, Building 49, CEF, Floor 3, Room 314 Ottawa, Ontario Canada +1 613-759-7553 +1 613-759-1599
Species 2000
Vanderlei Canhos (Additional delegate)
Centro de Referência em Informação Ambiental (CRIA)
Centro de Referencia em Informacao Ambiental - CRIA Av Romeu Tortima, 388 Campinas Brazil ++55 19 3288 0466 ++55 19 3249 0960
William Alex Gray (Additional delegate)
Cardiff University
Cardiff University School of Computer Science Queen's Buildings 5 The Parade, Roath Cardiff United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 29 20 874440 +44 29 20 875498
TDWG
Cynthia Parr (Head of delegation)
Chief Scientist
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) Smithsonian Institution P.O. Box 37012, MRC 106 Washington DC United States of America
Chuck Miller (Additional delegate)
Chief Information Officer
Missouri Botanical Garden
PO BOX 299 SAINT LOUIS United States of America 314-577-9419 314-577-0897
Stan Blum (Additional delegate)
California Academy of Sciences
Center for Applied Biodiversity Informatics San Francisco, CA United States of America +1 415 379 5189
UNEP-WCMC
Jonathan Hutton (Head of delegation)
Director
UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre
United National Environment Programme World Conservation Monitoring Centre 219 Huntingdon Road Cambridge United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1223 277314 +44 1223 277136
VertNet
Robert Guralnick (Head of delegation)
Assoc. Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Curator of Invertebrate Zoology
University of Colorado
University of Colorado W348 Museum Collections Building Campus Box 265 Boulder United States of America 011-303-735-0441
Carla Cicero (Additional delegate)
Staff Curator, Birds
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology University of California, Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building Berkeley United States of America +1 510 642 7868
David Bloom (Additional delegate)
VertNet Coordinator
University of California-Berkeley
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology University of California, Berkeley 3101 Valley Life Sciences Building Berkeley United States of America 510-643-1620 510-643-8238
John Wieczorek (Additional delegate)
Information architect
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
Museum of Vertebrate Zoology 3101 VLSB UC Berkeley Berkeley, CA United States of America 1 510 643 8238
Wildscreen
Richard Edwards (Head of delegation)
ARKive Director
Wildscreen
Ground Floor, The Rackhay Queen Charlotte Street Bristol United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 117 9157 107 +44 1173 285956
WFCC
Philippe Desmeth (Head of delegation)
President
Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Microorganisms
Belgian Co-ordinated Collections of Microorganisms c/o BelSPO Avenue Louise, 231 Brussels Belgium +32 2 238 3713 +32 2 230 5912

Executive Committee

Peter Schalk
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Darwinweg 2 Leiden Netherlands +31 71 751 7363 +31 71 751 7367
Chair
Jorge Soberón Mainero
Research Scientist
Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center Dyche Hall 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence United States of America +1 (785) 864-3897
1st Vice Chair
Motomi Ito
University of Tokyo Department of Systems Sciences Komaba, Meguro-ku Tokyo Japan +81-3-5454-4305 +81-3-5454-4305
2nd Vice Chair
Claude-Anne Gauthier
Museum national d’Histoire naturelle Direction générale - CP 24 57, rue Cuvier Paris France +33 1 71 21 46 58
3rd Vice Chair
Walter Berendsohn
Speaker of the German Node Coordinators Group
GBIF.DE - Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem Freie Universität Berlin Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8 Berlin Germany +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43) +49 30 841 729 43
Budget Committee Chair
Stephen Wilkinson
Monkstone House, City Road Peterborough United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1733 866865 +44 1733 555948
Nodes Committee Chair
Roderic Page
Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Faculty of Biomedical and Life Science Graham Kerr Building University of Glasgow Glasgow United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 141 330 4778 +44 141 330 2792
Science Committee Chair
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Denmark +45 35 32 14 70
Executive Secretary (Ex-officio member)

Science Committee

Roderic Page
Division of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Faculty of Biomedical and Life Science Graham Kerr Building University of Glasgow Glasgow United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 141 330 4778 +44 141 330 2792
Chair
Mark Costello
University of Auckland Leigh Marine Laboratory PO Box 349 Warkworth New Zealand +64-9-3737599 ext 83608 +64-9-422 6113
1st Vice Chair
Arturo H. Ariño
Dept. Zoology and Ecology Irunlarrea, 1 Pamplona Spain +34-948425600 x 6296 +34-948425649
2nd Vice Chair
Jean Cossi Ganglo
Maître de Conférences. Foresterie, Agroforesterie et Phytosociologie. Chef du Département Aménagement et Gestion de l'Environnement
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques Université d'Abomey-Calavi Calavi Benin 00229 94578915
3rd Vice Chair
Elizabeth Arnaud
F07 Coordinator, SINGER Coordinator
Bioversity International Parc Scientifique Agropolis II 1990, boulevard de La Lironde Montpellier Cedex 5 France +33 46 7611302
Member
Guy Cochrane
Team Leader
European Bioinformatics Institute EMBL Outstation - Hinxton Wellcome Trust Genome Campus Hinxton Cambridge United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0) 1223 492 564
Member
Kathy Willis
Biodiversity Institute Oxford Martin School Department of Zoology University of Oxford Oxford United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Member
Peter Schalk
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Darwinweg 2 Leiden Netherlands +31 71 751 7363 +31 71 751 7367
GB Chair (Ex-officio member)
Claude-Anne Gauthier
Museum national d’Histoire naturelle Direction générale - CP 24 57, rue Cuvier Paris France +33 1 71 21 46 58
GB Vice Chair (Ex-officio member)
Motomi Ito
University of Tokyo Department of Systems Sciences Komaba, Meguro-ku Tokyo Japan +81-3-5454-4305 +81-3-5454-4305
GB Vice Chair (Ex-officio member)
Jorge Soberón Mainero
Research Scientist
Natural History Museum & Biodiversity Research Center Dyche Hall 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence United States of America +1 (785) 864-3897
GB Vice Chair (Ex-officio member)
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Denmark +45 35 32 14 70
Executive Secretary (Ex-officio member)

Budget Committee

Walter Berendsohn
Speaker of the German Node Coordinators Group
GBIF.DE - Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem Freie Universität Berlin Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8 Berlin Germany +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43) +49 30 841 729 43
Chair
Eli van der Heide
PO Box 16375 Den Haag Netherlands +31 (0) 70 412 33 07
1st Vice Chair
Joanne Daly
CSIRO Strategic Advisor, Environment Group
CSIRO Black Mountain Laboratories PO Box 1600 Canberra Australia +61-2 6246 4076 +61-2-6276 6273
Member
Patricia Koleff Osorio
Technical Director for Analysis and Prioritisation
Av. Liga Periférico - Insurgentes Sur, Núm. 4903 Col. Parques del Pedregal Delegación Tlalpan México D.F. Mexico +52 55 5004 5005 +52 55 5004 5031
Member
Ben Wheeler
U.S. Geological Survey Room 2527, Bldg 810 MS 302, Denver Federal Center Denver United States of America +1 303 202 4663 +1 703 648 4098
Member
Peter Schalk
Naturalis Biodiversity Center Darwinweg 2 Leiden Netherlands +31 71 751 7363 +31 71 751 7367
GB Chair (Ex-officio member)
Donald Hobern
Executive Secretary
Global Biodiversity Information Facility Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Denmark +45 35 32 14 70
Executive Secretary (Ex-officio member)

Participant Node Managers Committee

Stephen Wilkinson
JNCC
Monkstone House, City Road Peterborough United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1733 866865 +44 1733 555948
ChairUnited Kingdom
Alex Asase
Principal Investigator on the Ghana Biodiversity Informatics Project
ug.edu.gh
Department of Botany University of Ghana P. O. Box LG 55, Legon Accra Ghana +233244128800
1st Vice ChairGhana
Manuel Vargas
INBio
UEA de Bioinformática, INBio Apdo. Postal 23-3100 Santo Domingo de Heredia Costa Rica (506) 507-8177 (506) 507-8274
2nd Vice ChairCosta Rica
Sheila Vergara
BIM Director
ACB
Forestry Campus University of the Philippines at Los Banos, 3/F ERDB Building, UPLB Forestry Campus, Los Baños Laguna Philippines +6349 5362865
Node ManagerACB
Roger Caritg
Institut d'Estudis Andorrans Avinguda Rocafort, 21-23 Edifici El Molí, 3er pis Sant Julià de Lòria Andorra +376 742630
Node ManagerAndorra
Faustin Gashakamba
GIS & Informations Officer
(ARCOS)
ARCOS Rwanda +250 783 023 303
Node ManagerARCOS
Martin Ramirez
MACN
A. Angel Gallardo 470 Ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina +54 11 4982 8370, ext. 169
Node ManagerArgentina
Dave Martin
ALA
CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences GPO Box 1700 Canberra ACT Australia +61 2 6246 4439
Node ManagerAustralia
Andrea H. Nouak
Federal Ministry for the Environment Dept. V/9 International Environmental Affairs Stubenbastei 5 Wien Austria +43 1 51522 1616 +43 1 51522 7626
Node ManagerAustria
André Heughebaert
IT engineer
BeBIF
Belgian Science Policy Avenue Louise 231 Louizalaan Brussels Belgium +32(0)2 238 3796
Node ManagerBelgium
Jean Cossi Ganglo
Maître de Conférences. Foresterie, Agroforesterie et Phytosociologie. Chef du Département Aménagement et Gestion de l'Environnement
Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques Université d'Abomey-Calavi Calavi Benin 00229 94578915
Node ManagerBenin
Suzanne Sharrock
Director of Public Awareness
Descanso House 199 Kew Road Richmond, Surrey United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 208 332 5953 +44 208 332 5956
Node ManagerBGCI
Jose Clavijo
Museo del Instituto de Zoologia Agricola Francisco Fernandez Yepez (MIZA) Facultad de Agronomia - Universidad Central de Venezuela Maracay - Aragua 2101 Apdo Postal 4579 Aragua Venezuela +58 243 5506958/+58 243 5506959/+58 243 5506957
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Keng-Yeang Lum
Chief Scientist
ASEANET c/o CABI-SEARC P.O. Box 210 Selangor Malaysia +60 3 8943 2921 ++60 8942 6490
Node ManagerBioNET-INTERNATIONAL
Sónia Ricardo Dias
Bioversity
Via Tre Denari 472/a Maccarese-Fiumicino Rome Italy +39 06 6118204 +39 0661979661
Node ManagerBioversity International
Luiz Manoel Rocha Gadelha Junior
Intermediate Technologist/System Architect
LNCC
National Laboratory for Scientific Computing Av. Getúlio Vargas, 333, Sala 2C-13 - Quitandinha Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro Brazil +55-24-2233-6296
Node ManagerBrazil
Louis Blanc Traoré
Head of the Information & Environment Monitoring Office
Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for Environment and Sustainable Development 01 BP 6486 Ouagadougou Burkina Faso +226 50 307343 +226 50 316491
Node ManagerBurkina Faso
James Macklin
Research Scientist, Botany and Biodiversity Informatics
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Science and Technology Branch 960 Carling Avenue Ottawa, Ontario Canada +1 613 759 7553 +1 613 759 1599
Node ManagerCanada
Zheping Xu
Vice Director, Center for Documentation and Information
Institute of Botany 20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Haidian District Beijing China
Node ManagerCAS
Scott Miller
The Smithsonian Office of the Under Secretary for Science MRC 009 PO Box 37012 Washington United States of America +1 202 633 5135 +1 202 633 8942
Node ManagerCBOL
Denis Beina
Enseignant chercheur
Université de Bangui Biologie végétale CERPHAMETA P.O. Box 1450 Bangui Central African Republic +236 75 04 80 24 +236 21 61 78 90
Node ManagerCentral African Republic
Jörg Holetschek
Computer scientist, Biodiversity informatics with focus on BioCASe
BGBM
Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem Königin-Luise-Str. 6-8 Berlin Germany +49 30 838 50174
Node ManagerCETAF
Charif Tala Gonzalez
Head of department
Ministry of Environment Division of Natural Resources Santiago Chile
Node ManagerChile
Yu-Huang Wang
Scientific Researcher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute Council of Agriculture No. 53, Nan-Hai Road Zhongzheng District Taipei City Chinese Taipei +886 2 2303 9978 ext 2659
Node ManagerChinese Taipei
Daniel Amariles García
Head of Informatics
Humboldt Institute
Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Research on Biological Resources Calle 28A #15-09 Bogotá Colombia (57) 1 3202767 Ext. 2107
Node ManagerColombia
Emile Kami
Responsable de l'Herbier National du Congo
CERVE
Laboratoire de Botanique de CERVE Congo
Node ManagerCongo
Manuel Vargas
INBio
UEA de Bioinformática, INBio Apdo. Postal 23-3100 Santo Domingo de Heredia Costa Rica (506) 507-8177 (506) 507-8274
Node ManagerCosta Rica
Francisco Pando
RJB
GBIF Spain Coordination Unit C/ Claudio Moyano, 1 Madrid Spain +34 91 420 30 17 x 274 +34 91 429 2405
Node ManagerCYTED
Isabel Calabuig
Node Manager & Data Curator at DanBIF
Natural History Museum of Denmark Universitetsparken 15 Copenhagen Ø Denmark +45 35 32 11 03
Node ManagerDenmark
John Pickering
517 Biological Sciences Building Athens, GA United States of America +1 706-542-1115 +1 706-542-3344
Node ManagerDiscover Life
pending appointment
DIVERSITAS
Mette Lund
Project officer - Biodiversity information
EEA
European Environment Agency Kongens Nytorv 6 Copenhagen Denmark + 45 3336 7215 + 45 3336 7293
Node ManagerEEA
Nathan Wilson
Director
EOL
Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) Center for Library and Informatics Marine Biological Laboratory 7 MBL St. Woods Hole United States of America +1(508)289-7292
Node ManagerEOL
Tiiu Kull
Professor, Head of the Department of Botany
Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Science Estonian University of Life Sciences Kreutzwaldi 5 Tartu Estonia +372 7311 883 +372 7383 013
Node ManagerEstonia
Harriet Davies-Mostert
Head of Sciences & Research
Endangered Wildlife Trust Post Bag X11 Modderfontein Johannesburg South Africa
Node ManagerEWT
Hanna Koivula
Finnish Museum of Natural History PO Box 17 Helsinki Finland +358-50-4154850
Node ManagerFinland
Anne-Sophie Archambeau
MNHN-FR
GBIF France MNHN Géologie - CP 48 43 Rue Buffon Paris France +33 1 40 79 80 65
Node ManagerFrance
Walter Berendsohn
Speaker of the German Node Coordinators Group
BGBM
GBIF.DE - Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem Freie Universität Berlin Königin-Luise-Straße 6-8 Berlin Germany +49 30 838 501 46 (or 43) +49 30 841 729 43
Node ManagerGermany
Alex Asase
Principal Investigator on the Ghana Biodiversity Informatics Project
ug.edu.gh
Department of Botany University of Ghana P. O. Box LG 55, Legon Accra Ghana +233244128800
Node ManagerGhana
Saïdou Doumbouya
COSIE
Centre d'Observation, de Surveillance et d'Information Environnementales (COSIE) BP 3641 Conakry Guinea +224 628 20 96 54 +224 45 15 89
Node ManagerGuinea
Ben Wheeler
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey Room 2527, Bldg 810 MS 302, Denver Federal Center Denver United States of America +1 303 202 4663 +1 703 648 4098
Node ManagerIABIN
Robert Hanner
Associate Professor-North American Nodes Representative
iBOL
Centre for Biodiversity Genomics University of Guelph 50 Stone Road East Guelph, Ontario Canada +1 519 8244120 extension 53479
Node ManageriBOL
Starri Heidmarsson
Icelandic Institute of Natural History Akureyri Division Borgir vid Nordurslod Akureyri Akureyri Iceland +354 460 0520 +354 460 0501
Node ManagerIceland
Nakul Chettri
Action Area Team Leader, Biodiversity Conservation and Management
ICIMOD
Dhapakhel, Lalitpur G.P.O. Box 3226 Kathmandu Nepal +97715525313 +97715524509, 5536747
Node ManagerICIMOD
pending appointment
ICIPE
Georgina Avlonitis
PO Box 5319 Tygervalley Cape Town South Africa +27 21 202 0388 +27 87 809 6185
Node ManagerICLEI
David Blankman
Director, Information Management, Israel LTER
ILTER
Caspi 21 Apt 2A Jerusalem Israel 972-77-442-1951 1-(206) 309-0352
Node ManagerILTER
Gautam Talukdar
WII
Wildlife Institute of India Post Box #18 Chandrabani Dehradum India +91 135 2640111 ext. 255 +91 135 2640117
Node ManagerIndia
Anoop Pathak
P.O. - Botanic Garden Howrah India
Node ManagerIndia
K. Venkataraman
Marine Biology Regional Centre 130, Santhome High Road Chennai India +91 44 24423880 +91 44 24642680
Node ManagerIndia
K.P. Raghuram
Technical Officer
National Biodiversity Authority 5th floor, TICEL Biopark Taramani Chennai India +91 44 2254 2777 +91 44 2254 1200
Node ManagerIndia
Tagadur S. Suma
Programme Officer
Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions #74/2, Jarakabande Kaval, Post Attur, Via Yelahanka Bangalore India +91 80 28565847
Node ManagerIndia
Bambang Prasetya
Deputy Chairman for Life Sciences
Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI) Sasana Widya Sarwono Building 3rd Floor Jalan Jenderal Gatot Subroto No. 10 Jakarta Indonesia
Node ManagerIndonesia
Liam Lysaght
Director
National Biodiversity Data Centre Beechfield House WIT West Campus Carriganore Waterford Ireland +353 51 306240
Node ManagerIreland
Ofer Steinitz
Head of Data Management Department
Division of Science & Conservation Israel Nature & Parks Authority 3 Am Veolamo St. Jerusalem Israel +972 2 5006214
Node ManagerIsrael
Gerald “Stinger” Guala
U.S. Geological Survey 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 302 Reston, VA United States of America +1-703-648-4311 +1-703-648-4224
Node ManagerITIS
Tsuyoshi Hosoya
Senior Curator
Department of Botany National Science Museum Amakubo 4-1-1 Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan
Node ManagerJapan
Francis Oguya
Coordinator, Biological Databases
P.O. Box 40658 Nairobi Kenya +254 (0)20 3742131-4 / 3742161-4
Node ManagerKenya
Hyung Seon (Howard) Park
KISTI
Korea Institute of S&T Information (KISTI) 245 Daehak-Ro, Yuseong-Gu Daejeon city Republic of Korea +82 42 869 1762 82-42-828-5019
Node ManagerKorea, Republic of
Tania Walisch
MNHN-LX
Museé National d'Histoire Naturelle 25, rue Munster Luxembourg-Grund Luxembourg +352 46 22 40 263
Node ManagerLuxembourg
Jaona Ranaivo
Researcher
CNRE
BP 1739 Antananarivo Madagascar 00 261 33 02 772 79 00 261 20 22 26469
Node ManagerMadagascar
Moulaye Mohamed Baba Ainina
Chef Service Informatique Internet
BP 990 Nouakchott Mauritania +222 525 1361 +222 525 31 72
Node ManagerMauritania
Juan Kasa Fudisawa
CONABIO
Liga Periférico - Insurgentes Sur, Núm. 4903 Col. Parques del Pedregal Delegación Tlalpan Mexico Mexico +52 55 5004 5009
Node ManagerMexico
Wouter Addink
ETI-Naturalis P.O. Box 9517 Leiden Netherlands +31 71 7517 364 Fax: +31 71 527 1351
Node ManagerNaturalis
Leslie Honey
Vice President of Conservation Services
4600 N. Fairfax Drive, 7th Floor Arlington, VA United States of America +1 703-908-1858
Node ManagerNatureServe
Cees Hof
PO Box 93102 Amsterdam Netherlands +31 20 525 54 96
Node ManagerNetherlands
Jerry Cooper
Principal Scientist, Informatics & Biosystematics
Landcare Research PO Box 69040 Lincoln New Zealand +64 3 321 9641 +64 3 325 2418
Node ManagerNew Zealand
Jonas Nordling
IT manager
Box 41 Smedjevägen 3 Alnarp Sweden +46 40 536653
Node ManagerNORDGEN
Dag Terje Filip Endresen
Natural History Museum, University of Oslo, PO Box 1172, Blindern Oslo Norway +47 22851654
Node ManagerNorway
William Brown
President & CEO
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway Philadelphia United States of America +1 215-299-1016 +1 -299-1017
Node ManagerNSCA
Leonard Krishtalka
Director and Professor
Biodiversity Institute Dyche Hall, Room 602B 1345 Jayhawk Blvd Lawrence United States of America +1 785 864 3451 +1 785 864 5335
Node ManagerNSCA
Ward Appeltans
Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) - UNESCO UNESCO-IOC Project Office for IODE Wandelaarkaai 7/61 Oostende Belgium +32 59 34 01 76 +32-59-34.21.31
Node ManagerOBIS
Muhammad Ismail
PMNH
Botanical Sciences Division Pakistan Museum of Natural History Garden Avenue Shakarparian Islamabad Pakistan +92519252085
Node ManagerPakistan
Derek Masaki
Pacific Basin Information Node 310 Ka`ahumanu Avenue Kahului Maui United States of America +1 808 984 3721 +1 808 242 1128
Node ManagerPBIF
Maria Luisa del Rio
Ministerio del Ambiente Avenida Guardia Civil 205 San Borja Lima Peru + 511 225 5370 + 511 225 5369
Node ManagerPeru
Diosmedado Cocal
Information Systems Analyst III
Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau Quezon Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City Philippines +63 2 924 6031, local 211 +632 9204486
Node ManagerPhilippines
Piotr Tykarski
Secretary of PolBIN/KSIB
Faculty of Biology, Dept. of Ecology Biological and Chemical Research Centre Żwirki i Wigury 101 Warsaw Poland +48 22 55 26 537
Node ManagerPoland
Rui Figueira
Tropical Research Institute (IICT) Trav. Conde da Ribeira 9 Lisboa Portugal +351 213616340 +351 213634160
Node ManagerPortugal
Anton Van de Putte
Vautierstraat 29 Brussels Belgium +32-2-627-4318
Node ManagerSCAR
Matus Kempa
Department of the Taxonomy of Vascular Plants Dúbravská cesta 9 Bratislava Slovakia +421 2 5942 6145 +421 2 5477 1948
Node ManagerSlovakia
pending appointment
Slovenia
Mark Costello
University of Auckland Leigh Marine Laboratory PO Box 349 Warkworth New Zealand +64-9-3737599 ext 83608 +64-9-422 6113
Node ManagerSMEBD
Fatima Parker-Allie
SANBI
Kirstenbosch Research Center South African National Biodiversity Institute P/Bag X7 Claremont 7735 Cape Town South Africa +27 21 7998698 +27 21 7998698
Node ManagerSouth Africa
Francisco Pando
RJB
GBIF Spain Coordination Unit C/ Claudio Moyano, 1 Madrid Spain +34 91 420 30 17 x 274 +34 91 429 2405
Node ManagerSpain
Wouter Addink
ETI-Naturalis P.O. Box 9517 Leiden Netherlands +31 71 7517 364 Fax: +31 71 527 1351
Node ManagerSpecies 2000
James Macklin
Research Scientist
AAFC
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Environmental Health 960 Carling Ave, Building 49, CEF, Floor 3, Room 314 Ottawa, Ontario Canada +1 613-759-7553 +1 613-759-1599
Node ManagerSPNHC
Anders Telenius
Associate Professor, Node Manager, GBIF-Sweden
Swedish Museum of Natural History PO Box 50007 Stockholm Sweden +46 8 5195 5129
Node ManagerSweden
Yves Gonseth
Director
CSCF, Passage Max-Meuron 6 Neuchâtel Switzerland +41 32 7 257 257 +41 32 7 177 969
Node ManagerSwitzerland
Hulda Gideon
TanBIF Node Manager
COSTECH
P.O. Box 4302 Dar es Salaam Tanzania + 255 22 2700749 +255 22 2775313
Node ManagerTanzania, United Republic of
William Ulate
Conservation Information Systems Manager for MesoAmerican and the Caribbean Region
Center for Biodiversity Informatics Missouri Botanical Garden 4344 Shaw Blvd. Saint Louis, MO United States of America +1 (314) 577-9473 ext.6398 +506-2520-8001
Node ManagerTDWG
Aboudou Raoufou Radji
Senior Lecturer - Curator of Togo National Herbarium
Ornamental Horticulture and Urban Ecology Université de Lomé Lomé Togo +228 90045114
Node ManagerTogo
Innocent Akampurira
Science Officer
Uganda National Council for Science and Technology Plot 6, Kimera Road, Ntinda P.O. Box 6884 Kampala Uganda +256 414 705 528 +256 414 234 579
Node ManagerUganda
Craig Mills
UNEP-WCMC
219 Huntingdon Road Cambridge United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 (0)1223-277314
Node ManagerUNEP-WCMC
Stephen Wilkinson
JNCC
Monkstone House, City Road Peterborough United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 1733 866865 +44 1733 555948
Node ManagerUnited Kingdom
Ben Wheeler
USGS
U.S. Geological Survey Room 2527, Bldg 810 MS 302, Denver Federal Center Denver United States of America +1 303 202 4663 +1 703 648 4098
Node ManagerUnited States
Laura Russell
Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Room 606 Lawrence United States of America 01 785 864 4681 01 785 864 5335
Node ManagerVertNet
Juncai Ma
Institute of Microbiology Chinese Academy of Sciences No. 1 West Beichen Road Chaoyang District Beijing China +86 10 64807422 +86-10-64807426
Node ManagerWFCC
Richard Edwards
ARKive Director
Ground Floor, The Rackhay Queen Charlotte Street Bristol United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland +44 117 9157 107 +44 1173 285956
Node ManagerWildscreen

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