Global Tree Specialist Group Members

The IUCN/SSC Global Tree Specialist Group (GTSG) has over 80 expert members from botanic gardens, herbaria, universities and both governmental and non-governmental organisations.  Find out more about the specialists who help to inform the conservation work we carry out.

Gingko Biloba

Prof. Peter Ashton

Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University, USA

Eucalyptus plantation, Kenya

Dr. Nanjappa Ashwath

Central Queensland University, Australia


Fabian Brambach

Trees of Sulawesi

Georg-August-University Göttingen

David Burslem

David Burslem

Diversity, conservation & restoration of tropical forest ecosystems, particular focus on lowland dipterocarp forests in SE Asia

University of Aberdeen, UK

Sudipto Chatterjee

Sudipto Chatterjee

Biodiversity assessment & conservation planning

Conservation Sciences India

Aquilaria crassna from dnabarcoding

Lillian Swee Lian Chua

Forest Research Institute Malaysia

6 BGCI Image  Magnolia sirindhorniae

Daniele Cicuzza