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.

Nigel Pitman

Amazonian trees, endemic plants of Ecuador and Peru

Field Museum of Natural History, USA

Darién E. Prado

Neotropical dry forests, Argentine temperate & subtropical vegetation, Chaco & Espinal forests, genus Schinopsis

Botany, Agrarian Sciences, National University of Rosario & CONICET, Argentina

Prof. Hugh W. Pritchard

Tree seed & embryo biology, storage/cryopreservation & germination

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Wakehurst Place, UK

Esteban M. Martínez Salas

Herbario Nacional de México, Departamento de Botánica, Instituto de Biología, UNAM

Prof. Peter A. Schmidt

German Dendrology Society