The assessment was carried out by the following scientists acting as the members of the Scientific Panel on Illegal Logging and Related Timber Trade:
Daniela Kleinschmit, Chair of Forest and Environmental Policy (University of Freiburg), Coordinator of IUFRO Division 9 (Forest Policy and Economics) – Scientific Chair
Benjamin Cashore, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
Luca Tacconi, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University
Paolo Omar Cerutti, Forests and Governance Programme, Center for International Forestry Research, CIFOR
Tim Boekhout van Solinge, Utrecht University School of Law
Benno Pokorny, University of Freiburg
Pablo Pacheco, Center for International Forestry Research, CIFOR
Jianbang Gan, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University
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 scientific panel, the assessment was supported by the following members of the GFEP team:
Christoph Wildburger – GFEP Programme Coordinator
Andre Purret – GFEP Project Manager
Stephanie Mansourian – GFEP Editor
Scientific Expert Meeting of the Global Forest Expert Panels Rapid Response (GFEP RR) assessment on Illegal Timber Trade
Vienna, Austria; 20-21 September 2016.