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.

Cristian Echeverria

Chile

Departamento de Manejo de Bosques y Medio Ambiente, Facultad de Ciencias Forestales, Universidad de Concepcion

Dr. Sisira Ediriweera

Forest restoration, Biophysical remote sensing

Uva Wellassa University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Sri Lanka

Aljos Farjon

Conifers, taxonomy

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Gennady A. Firsov

Dendrologist & arboriculturist, threatened native woody plants of Russian Federation, woody plants cultivated in NW Russia

Botanic Garden of the Komorov Botanical Institute RAS

Alejandra Celeste Dolores Fuentes

Mexican endemic trees red listing.

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM), Centro Regional del Bajío, Instituto de Ecología, A.C., Mexico (INECOL)

Mariana García Criado

Biodiversity conservation, biogeography, macro-ecology

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Brussels

Lauren M. Gardiner

Arecaceae (palms), Madagascar, New Guinea

Cambridge University Herbarium (CGE), Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Coert Geldenhuys

Stellenbosch University, Department of Forest and Wood Science, South Africa