Panel Activities

The assessment was carried out by the following scientists acting as the members of the Global Forest Expert Panel on the International Forest Regime:

Jeremy Rayner, University of Saskatchewan, Canada - Panel Chair

B.J.M. (Bas) Arts, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Steven Bernstein, University of Toronto, Canada
Benjamin Cashore, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, USA
Deborah S. Davenport, Consultant, United Kingdom
Peter Glück, Professor, Austria
Michael Howlett, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Constance L. McDermott, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Arild Angelsen, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), Norway
Marie Appelstrand, Lund University, Sweden
Samuel Assembe-Mvondo, CIFOR Central Africa Regional Office, Cameroon
Graeme Auld, Carleton University, Canada
Janette Bulkan, Colby College Waterville, USA
Richard Eba'a Atyi, FORAF-project Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Reem Hajjar, University of British Columbia, Canada
Patrick D Hardcastle, Forestry Development Specialist, United Kingdom
Eva Heidbreder, Hertie School of Governance, Germany
Hans Hoogeveen, Tufts University Medford, USA
Karl Hogl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria
David Humphreys, The Open University, United Kingdom
Daniela Kleinschmit, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Kathleen McGinley, US Forest Service, USA
Kathleen McNutt, University of Regina, Canada
Ahmad Maryudi, Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Germany
Ravi Prabhu, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Kenya
Helga Pülzl, University of Salzburg, Austria
Patrick Verkooijen, Wageningen University, The Netherlands and The World Bank Group, USA
Ingrid J. Visseren-Hamakers, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Christoph Wildburger, Consultant, Austria
Peter Wood, Consultant, Canada
Yurdi Yasmi, The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC), Thailand

A number of contributing authors have supported the scientific work of the Panel. A list of all authors and reviewers is highlighted in the report

In addition to the members of the Expert Panel, the assessment was supported by the following members of the GFEP team:

Alexander Buck - IUFRO Executive Director
Pia Katila - Content Editor


Terms of Reference of the Expert Panel

Information note about the Expert Panel on the International Forest Regime

Expert Panel meeting 
Vienna, Austria; December 2009.

Meeting of Coordinating Lead Authors
Singapore; February 2010.

Members of the GFEP Editorial team
New York, USA; September 2010.