The ESP Conference is organised by the Ecosystem Services Partnership in collaboration with the South African Department of Environmental Affairs and other members of the Local Organising Committee.

Conference Organising Committee

Executive Committee:

  • Rudolf de Groot, Chair (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)
  • Robert Costanza, co-Chair (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Benjamin Burkhard, ESP Secretary (Kiel University, Germany)
  • Neville Crossman,ESP Treasurer (CSIRO, Australia)
  • Fabrice DeClerck (Bioversity/CGIAR, Belgium)
  • Ida Kubiszewski (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Beria Leimona (ICRAF, Indonesia)
  • Simone Maynard (Australian National University, Australia)
  • Simone Quatrini (UNCCD-Global Mechanism, Germany)

Steering Committee representatives:

  • Joachim Maes, Chair ESP-SC (EC– Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy)
  • Sander Jacobs, co-Chair ESP-SC (INBO, Belgium)
  • Anne Böhnke-Henrichs (Wageningen Univ., NL and Univ. of Potsdam, Germany)
  • Christine Fuerst (University of Bonn, Germany)
  • Jan Staes (University of Antwerpen, Belgium)
  • Louise Willemen (University of Twente, The Netherlands)

 

Local Organising Committee

  • Christo Marais, Chair (Dept. of Environmental Affairs, DEA, S. Africa)
  • Sanet Krugel (Dept. of Environmental Affairs, DEA, S. Africa)
  • Sarah Polonsky (Dept. of Environmental Affairs, DEA, S. Africa)
  • James Blignaut (Dept. of Economics, Pretoria Univ.)
  • Inge Kotze (WWF South Africa)
  • Sarah Frazee (Conservation S. Africa)
  • Kristal Maze (SANBI)
  • Kay Montgomery (Kay Montgomery Editorial Services)
  • Dieter van den Broeck (Living Lands)

 

ESP Conference Secretariat

Foundation for Sustainable Development, Wageningen, The Netherlands

  • Martine van Weelden (Conference Coordinator)
  • Iskra Konovska
  • Sara Mulder

 

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