Managing Editor

Professor Marc Hockings, Australia: Emeritus Professor, University of Queensland; IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) Vice‐Chair for Science and Management of Protected Areas; Fellow, UNEP‐World Conservation Monitoring Centre

Editorial Board Members


Trevor Sandwith, Switzerland: Director, IUCN Global Protected Areas Programme

Dr Tom Brooks, Switzerland: Head, IUCN Science & Knowledge Unit

IUCN‐WCPA Steering Committee Members

Nigel Dudley, UK: Partner, Equilibrium Research and IUCN WCPA Vice-Chair for Natural Solutions

Cyril Komos, USA: Vice President for Policy, WILD Foundation; IUCN WCPA Vice‐Chair for World Heritage

Dr Kathy MacKinnon, UK: Chair IUCN WCPA; Former Lead Biodiversity Specialist at the World Bank

External Experts

Dr Ernesto Enkerlin Hoeflich, Mexico: Dean for Sustainable Development at Monterrey Tech; former President of the National Commission on Natural Protected Areas of Mexico, former Chair of IUCN WCPA

Nikita (Nik) Lopoukhine, Canada: Former Director General of National Parks, Parks Canada; former Chair of IUCN WCPA

Dr Thora Amend, Peru: Advisor for protected areas and people in development contexts; member of IUCN’s WCPA, TILCEPA and Protected Landscape Task Force

Professor B.C. Choudhury, India: Retired Scientist (Endangered Species Management Specialist), Wildlife Institute of India; Coordinator of IUCN’s National Committee in India

Dr. Eduard Müller, Costa Rica: Rector, Universidad para la Cooperación Internacional

Dr Helen Newing, UK: Formerly of the Durrell Institute of Conservation and Ecology (DICE), University of Kent

Dr Kent Redford, USA: Former Director of the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Institute and Vice President, Conservation Strategies at the WCS in New York; principal at Archipelago Consulting

Sue Stolton, UK: Partner, Equilibrium Research and IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA)

Bas Verschuuren, The Netherlands: Core Member, EarthCollective; Co‐Chair, IUCN WCPA Specialist Group on Cultural and Spiritual Values of Protected Areas

Olivier Chassot, Costa Rica: Chief Operating Offficer Shellcatch Inc.

Dr Pamela Wright, Canada: Associate Professor, University of Northern British Columbia

Dr Jonas Geldmann, Denmark: Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, University of Copenhagen, Co-Chair IUCN WCPA Management Effectiveness Specialist Group.