Board

PresidentVice-President DivisionsVice-President Task Forces, Special Programmes, Projects and IUFRO-led Initiatives
Immediate Past PresidentExecutive DirectorCoordinator Division 1
Coordinator Division 2Coordinator Division 3Coordinator Division 4
Coordinator Division 5Coordinator Division 6Coordinator Division 7
Coordinator Division 8Coordinator Division 9President's Nominees
IUFRO Headquarters Host Country RepresentativeTask Force CoordinatorSPDC Coordinator
GFIS CoordinatorWFSE CoordinatorGFEP Coordinator
SPDF CoordinatorChair of Congress Scientific CommitteeChair of Congress Organizing Committee

President

John Parrotta
US Forest Service
Research & Development

AddressDirectOrganization
1400 Independence Ave, SW (MS 1120)
Washington DC 20250-1120
United States
Email: john.parrotta(at)usda.gov
Phone: +1-202-5588964
URL: https://www.fs.fed.us/research/people/profile.php?alias=jparrotta
URL: www.fs.fed.us/research

Vice-President Divisions

Daniela Kleinschmit
Universität Freiburg
Professur für Forst- und Umweltpolitik

AddressDirectOrganization
Tennenbacherstr. 4
79106 Freiburg I. Br.
Germany
Email: daniela.kleinschmit(at)ifp.uni-freiburg.de
Phone: +49-761-2033712
Email: andy.selter(at)ifp.uni-freiburg.de
Fax: +49-761-2033705
Phone: +49-761-2033713
URL: www.forstpolitik-umweltpolitik.uni-freiburg.de/Forstpolitik-Umweltpolitik-en?set_language=en

Vice-President Task Forces, Special Programmes, Projects and IUFRO-led Initiatives

Shirong Liu
Chinese Academy of Forestry, National Forestry and Grassland Administration

AddressDirectOrganization
No.1, Dongxiaofu, Xiangshan Road
Beijing Haidian District 100091
China
Email: liusr(at)caf.ac.cn
Phone: +86-10-62889311
Email: lixuejiaoli(at)163.com
Fax: +86-10-62884229
Phone: +86-10-62889092
URL: en.caf.ac.cn

Immediate Past President

Michael Wingfield
Forestry and Agricultural Biotechnology Institute (FABI)
Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

AddressDirectOrganization
University of Pretoria
Pretoria 0002
South Africa
Email: mike.wingfield(at)fabi.up.ac.za
Email: mike.wingfield(at)fabi.up.ac.za
Fax: +27-12-4203960
Phone: +27-12-4203938
URL: https://fabinet.up.ac.za/index.php

Executive Director

Alexander Buck
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
IUFRO Headquarters - Secretariat

AddressDirectOrganization
Marxergasse 2
1030 Wien
Austria
Email: buck(at)iufro.org
Phone: +43-1-877015112
Email: office(at)iufro.org
Fax: +43-1-877015150
Phone: +43-1-8770151
URL: https://www.iufro.org/

Coordinator Division 1

Jens Peter Skovsgaard
Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
Institutionen för sydsvensk skogsvetenskap

AddressDirectOrganization
PO Box 49
230 53 Alnarp
Sweden
Email: jps(at)slu.se
Phone: +46-7-25621320
Email: servicecenter(at)slu.se
Fax: +46-40-462325
Phone: +46-40-415000
URL: https://www.slu.se/sydsvensk-skogsvetenskap

Coordinator Division 2

Santiago C. González-Martínez
INRAE Institut National de Recherche pour l'Agriculture, l'Alimentation et l'Environnement
ECOFA - Structure, fonctionnement et évolution des écosystèmes continentaux faiblement
anthropisés / BIOGECO - Biodiversité, Gènes et Communautés

AddressDirectOrganization
69 route d'Arcachon
33610 Cestas
France
Email: santiago.gonzalez-martinez(at)inrae.fr
Phone: +33-5-35385320
Email: christine.charlot(at)inrae.fr
Fax: +33-5-57122881
URL: https://www6.bordeaux-aquitaine.inrae.fr/biogeco

Coordinator Division 3

Woodam Chung
Oregon State University
College of Forestry
Department of Forest Engineering, Resources and Management

AddressDirectOrganization
280 Peavy Hall / 3100 Jefferson Way
Corvallis Oregon 97331-5709
United States
Email: woodam.chung(at)oregonstate.edu
Phone: +1-541-7378248
Fax: +1-541-7374316
Phone: +1-541-7374952
URL: https://ferm.forestry.oregonstate.edu/

Coordinator Division 4

Donald Hodges
University of Tennessee
Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries

AddressDirectOrganization
274 Ellington Plant Sciences Building
2431 Joe Johnson Drive
Knoxville Tennessee 37996-4563
United States
Email: dhodges2(at)utk.edu
Phone: +1-865-9742706
Email: fwf(at)utk.edu
Fax: +1-865-9744714
Phone: +1-865-9747126
URL: https://fwf.tennessee.edu/

Coordinator Division 5

Pekka Saranpää
Luonnonvarakeskus (Luke)
Tuotantojärjestelmät

AddressDirectOrganization
Tietotie 2
02150 Espoo
Finland
Email: pekka.saranpaa(at)luke.fi
Phone: +358-50-3912340
Email: kirjaamo(at)luke.fi
Phone: +358-29-5326000
URL: https://www.luke.fi/en

Coordinator Division 6

Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch
University of British Columbia
Faculty of Forestry
Department of Forest Resources Management

AddressDirectOrganization
2424 Main Mall
Vancouver British Columbia V6T 1Z4
Canada
Email: cecil.konijnendijk(at)ubc.ca
Phone: +1-604-7894809
URL: profiles.forestry.ubc.ca/person/cecil-konijnendijk/
Email: frm.recept(at)ubc.ca
Fax: +1-604-8229106
Phone: +1-604-8223482
URL: https://frm.forestry.ubc.ca/

Coordinator Division 7

Eckehard Brockerhoff
Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft WSL
Forschungseinheit Waldgesundheit und biotische Interaktionen

AddressDirectOrganization
Zürcherstrasse 111
8903 Birmensdorf
Switzerland
Email: eckehard.brockerhoff(at)wsl.ch
Phone: +41-79-8190882
Email: andreas.rigling(at)wsl.ch
Fax: +41-44-7392215
Phone: +41-44-7392111
URL: https://www.wsl.ch/en/about-wsl/research-units/forest-health-and-biotic-interactions.html

Coordinator Division 8

Sandra S. Luque
INRAE Institut National de Recherche pour l'Agriculture, l'Alimentation et l'Environnement
UMR TETIS Territoires, Environnement, Télédétection et Information Spatiale

AddressDirectOrganization
500 rue Jean-Francois Breton
34093 Montpellier Cedex 5
France
Email: sandra.luque(at)inrae.fr
Phone: +33-76-9150689; +33-4-67558649
URL: https://www.umr-tetis.fr/index.php/fr

Coordinator Division 9

Monica Gabay
Ministerio de Ambiente y Desarrollo Sostenible
Dirección Nacional de Planificación y Ordenamiento Ambiental del Territorio

AddressDirectOrganization
San Martin 451, Piso 2
1004 Buenos Aires Ciudad Autónoma
Argentina
Email: mgabay(at)ambiente.gob.ar
Phone: +54-11-43488483
Email: mgabay(at)ambiente.gob.ar
Fax: +54-11-43488200
Phone: +54-11-43488200
URL: https://www.argentina.gob.ar/ambiente/tierra/ordenamientoambiental

President's Nominees

Hubert Hasenauer
Universität für Bodenkultur Wien
Department für Wald- und Bodenwissenschaften
Institut für Waldbau

AddressDirectOrganization
Peter Jordan-Straße 82
1190 Wien
Austria
Email: hubert.hasenauer(at)boku.ac.at
Phone: +43-1-4765491311
URL: www.wabo.boku.ac.at/hasenauer.html
Email: office.waldbau(at)boku.ac.at
Fax: +43-1-4765491309
Phone: +43-1-4765491300
URL: https://boku.ac.at/wabo/waldbau

President's Nominees

Erich Gomes Schaitza
Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisas Agropecuária
Embrapa Florestas

AddressDirectOrganization
Estrada da Ribeira, km 111 / Caixa Postal 319
83411-000 Colombo Parana
Brazil
Email: erich.schaitza(at)embrapa.br
Phone: +55-41-3516298
Email: yeda.oliveira(at)embrapa.br
Fax: +55-41-36755601
Phone: +55-41-36755600
URL: https://www.embrapa.br/florestas

President's Nominees

Wenfa Xiao
Chinese Academy of Forestry, National Forestry and Grassland Administration

AddressDirectOrganization
No.1, Dongxiaofu, Xiangshan Road
Beijing Haidian District 100091
China
Email: xiao_wenfa(at)126.com
Phone: +86-10-62889007
Email: lixuejiaoli(at)163.com
Fax: +86-10-62884229
Phone: +86-10-62889092
URL: en.caf.ac.cn

President's Nominees

Wubalem Tadesse
Ethiopian Environment and Forest Research Institute (EEFRI)
Forest Resources Utilization Research

AddressDirectOrganization
PO Box 30804
Addis Ababa
Ethiopia
Email: wubalem16(at)gmail.com
Phone: +251-912-132303
Fax: +251-116-460345
Phone: +251-116-460444
URL: www.eefri.org/researches/forest-resources-utilization/

President's Nominees

Elena Paoletti
Società Italiana di Selvicoltura ed Ecologia Forestale (SISEF)

AddressDirectOrganization
c/o DIBAF - University of Tuscia
Via San Camillo de Lellis
01100 Viterbo
Italy
Email: elena.paoletti(at)cnr.it
Phone: +39-055-5225591; +39-329-8061717
Email: davide.travaglini(at)unifi.it
Phone: +39-055-5225591
URL: https://sisef.org/

President's Nominees

Kugbo Shim
National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS)
Department of Forest Products

AddressDirectOrganization
Cheongnyangni-Dong 207, Dongdaemun-Gu
Seoul 130-712
Korea (Rep)
Email: kbshim(at)korea.kr
Fax: +82-55-7598432

President's Nominees

Olga Shaytarova
St. Petersburg State Forest Technical University

AddressDirectOrganization
Institutsky Per. 5
194021 St. Petersburg
Russian Federation
Email: shaytarova(at)mail.ru
Phone: +7-812-6709363
Email: public(at)spbftu.ru
Fax: +7-812-6709246
Phone: +7-812-6709390
URL: en.spbftu.ru/

IUFRO Headquarters Host Country Representative

Maria Patek
Bundesministerium für Landwirtschaft, Regionen und Tourismus (BMLRT)
Sektion Forstwirtschaft und Nachhaltigkeit

AddressDirectOrganization
Marxergasse 2
1030 Wien
Austria
Email: maria.patek(at)bmlrt.gv.at
Phone: +43-1-71100607105
Phone: +43-1-711000

Task Force Coordinator

François-Nicolas Robinne
University of Alberta
Department of Renewable Resources
Canadian Partnership for Wildlife Fire Science

AddressDirectOrganization
751 General Services Building
Edmonton Alberta T6G 2H1
Canada
Email: robinne(at)ualberta.ca
Phone: +1-587-5896449
Fax: +1-780-4924323
Phone: +1-780-4924413
URL: www.canadawildfire.org/

Task Force Coordinator

Xiaohua (Adam) Wei
University of British Columbia
Department of Earth, Environmental and Geographic Sciences

AddressDirectOrganization
1177 Research Road
Kelowna British Columbia V1V 1V7
Canada
Email: adam.wei(at)ubc.ca
Phone: +1-250-8078750
Fax: +1-250-8078005
URL: https://eegs.ok.ubc.ca/

Task Force Coordinator

Christophe Orazio
Institut Européen de la Forêt Cultivée
Siège

AddressDirectOrganization
Site de Recherche Forêt - Bois
69, Route d'Arcachon
33612 Cestas
France
Email: c.orazio(at)iefc.net
c.orazio.pro(at)laposte.net
Phone: +33-5-35385274
Email: c.orazio(at)iefc.net
Fax: +33-5-56680223
URL: www.iefc.net/gb/

Task Force Coordinator

Andreas Bolte
Thünen-Institut
Bundesforschungsinstitut für Ländliche Räume, Wald und Fischerei
Institut für Waldökosysteme

AddressDirectOrganization
Alfred-Möller-Str.1
16225 Eberswalde
Germany
Email: andreas.bolte(at)thuenen.de
Phone: +49-3334-3820344
Email: andreas.bolte(at)thuenen.de
Fax: +49-3334-3820354
Phone: +49-3334-3820300
URL: https://www.thuenen.de/de/wo/

Task Force Coordinator

Henrik Hartmann
Max Planck Gesellschaft
Biogeochemische Prozesse
Max-Planck-Institut für Biogeochemie

AddressDirectOrganization
Hans-Knöll Str. 10
07745 Jena
Germany
Email: hhart(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de
Phone: +49-3641-576294
Email: contact(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de
Fax: +49-3641-5770
Phone: +49-3641-5760
URL: https://www.bgc-jena.mpg.de/

Task Force Coordinator

Giovanbattista de Dato
Consiglio per la ricerca in agricoltura e l'analisi dell'economia agraria - CREA
Centro di Ricerca Foreste e Legno
Laboratorio di Risorse Genetiche Forestali

AddressDirectOrganization
Viale S. Margherita, 80
52100 Arezzo
Italy
Email: giovanbattista.dedato(at)crea.gov.it
Phone: +39-0575-353021
Email: fl(at)pec.crea.gov.it
Fax: +39-0575-353490
URL: https://www.crea.gov.it/en/home

Task Force Coordinator

Sandra Rodríguez
Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua
Facultad de Zootecnica y Ecología

AddressDirectOrganization
Periférico Francisco R. Almada Km 1
Chihuahua CP 33820
Mexico
Email: spineros(at)uach.mx
Phone: +52-614-4966334
Email: posgradofzye(at)yach.mx
Fax: +52-614-4325550
Phone: +52-614-4340304
URL: fz.uach.mx

Task Force Coordinator

Alex Onatunji
University of Ilorin / International Forestry Students Association
Department of Forest Resources Management

AddressDirect
Ilorin
Nigeria
Email: alex.onatunji(at)ifsa.net
Phone: +23-48-102394713

Task Force Coordinator

Gun Lidestav
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Institutionen för skoglig resurshushållning

AddressDirectOrganization
90183 Umeå
Sweden
Email: gun.lidestav(at)slu.se
Phone: +46-90-7868391
Fax: +46-18-672995
Phone: +46-18-671000
URL: https://www.slu.se/institutioner/skoglig-resurshushallning/

Task Force Coordinator

James Chamberlain
US Forest Service
Southern Research Station

AddressDirectOrganization
1710 Research Center Drive
Blacksburg Virginia 24060-6349
United States
Email: james.l.chamberlain(at)usda.gov
Phone: +1-540-2313611
Fax: +1-540-2311383
URL: https://www.srs.fs.usda.gov/

SPDC Coordinator

Michael Kleine
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
Special Programme for Development of Capacities (SPDC)

AddressDirectOrganization
Marxergasse 2
1030 Wien
Austria
Email: kleine(at)iufro.org
Phone: +43-1-8770151 ext. 22
Email: office(at)iufro.org
Fax: +43-1-8770151-50
Phone: +43-1-8770151
URL: www.iufro.org

GFIS Coordinator

Eero Mikkola
Luonnonvarakeskus (Luke)

AddressDirectOrganization
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki
Finland
Email: eero.mikkola(at)luke.fi
mikkola(at)iufro.org
Phone: +358-50-3912140
Email: johanna.buchert(at)luke.fi
Fax: +358-29-5326100
Phone: +358-29-5326000
URL: https://www.luke.fi/en/

WFSE Coordinator

Pia Katila
Luonnonvarakeskus (Luke)
Biotalous ja ympäristö
Luonnonvarapolitiikat ja -markkinat

AddressDirectOrganization
Latokartanonkaari 9
00790 Helsinki
Finland
Email: pia.katila(at)luke.fi
Phone: +358-40-8015331
Phone: +358-29-5326000
URL: https://www.luke.fi

GFEP Coordinator

Christoph Wildburger
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
IUFRO Headquarters - Secretariat

AddressDirectOrganization
Marxergasse 2
1030 Wien
Austria
Email: wildburger(at)iufro.org
Phone: +43-1-877015115
Email: office(at)iufro.org
Fax: +43-1-877015150
Phone: +43-1-8770151
URL: https://www.iufro.org/

SPDF Coordinator

Peter Mayer
Bundesforschungs- und Ausbildungszentrum für Wald, Naturgefahren und Landschaft

AddressDirectOrganization
Seckendorff-Gudent-Weg 8
1131 Wien
Austria
Email: peter.mayer(at)bfw.gv.at
Phone: +43-1-878381123
Email: peter.mayer(at)bfw.gv.at
Fax: +43-1-878381250
Phone: +43-1-878380
URL: https://bfw.ac.at/

Chair of Congress Scientific Committee

Elena Paoletti
Società Italiana di Selvicoltura ed Ecologia Forestale (SISEF)

AddressDirectOrganization
c/o DIBAF - University of Tuscia
Via San Camillo de Lellis
01100 Viterbo
Italy
Email: elena.paoletti(at)cnr.it
Phone: +39-055-5225591; +39-329-8061717
Email: davide.travaglini(at)unifi.it
Phone: +39-055-5225591
URL: https://sisef.org/

Chair of Congress Organizing Committee

Fredrik Ingemarson
Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet
Fakulteten för skogsvetenskap
Sekretariatet för IUFRO 2024

AddressDirectOrganization
Box 7082
75007 Uppsala
Sweden
Email: fredrik.ingemarson(at)slu.se
Phone: +46-18-673113
Email: info(at)iufro2024.com
Phone: +46-18-671000
URL: https://iufro2024.com/

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Observer organisations

IFSA:
IFSA President: Alina Lehikoinen - President(at)ifsa.net
Head of IUFRO Sub-commission: Mayté López - iufro.lo(t)ifsa.net

WWF:
Paul Chatterton - paul.chatterton(at)wwf.at

ICRAF:
Tony Simons - t.simons(at)cgiar.org

IUCN:
Stewart Maginnis - stewart.maginnis(at)iucn.org

CIFOR:
Robert Nasi - r.nasi(at)cgiar.org