Media Contact

Ewa Magiera
IUCN Media Relations Manager
Phone: +61 (0)434 025 278
+41 76 505 33 78

Margot Marshall
Australian World Parks Congress Media Enquiries
Media & Public Affairs Director
Phone: 02-6274 2846
Mobile: 0418 624 847

Note: For all other enquiries please see the Contact Us page.

Julia Marton-Lefèvre
IUCN Director General

Areas of expertise: Overall vision for the World Parks Congress

Show Bio

Kathy MacKinnon
WCPA Deputy Chair

Areas of expertise: IUCN WCPA’s role; Situation of global protected areas and related issues; Overall vision, objectives and outcomes of the World Parks Congress

Show Bio

Taholo Kami
IUCN Regional Director – Oceania

Areas of expertise: Oceania

Show Bio

Tim Badman
Director of the IUCN World Heritage Programme

Areas of expertise: World Heritage

Show Bio

Pedro Rosabal
Deputy Director, Global Protected Areas Programme

Areas of expertise: Overall Congress programme, issues & outcomes; Protected Planet Report; World Database on Protected Areas; Capacity development

Show Bio

Luc Bas
Director of IUCN European Union Representative Office
Show Bio

Ernesto Enkerlin
WCPA Chair

Areas of expertise: IUCN WCPA’s role; Situation of global protected areas

Show Bio

Trevor Sandwith
WPC Director

Areas of expertise: Overall vision and objectives of the World Parks Congress, issues & outcomes; Protected Areas governance; Protected Areas policy; The Promise of Sydney

Show Bio

Jane Smart
Global Director – IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group

Areas of expertise: Biodiversity & Species

Show Bio

Stewart Maginnis
Global Director – IUCN Nature-based Solutions Group

Areas of expertise: Nature-based solutions to global challenges; Climate change; Food and water security; Disaster risk reduction

Show Bio

Gerard Bos
Director of the IUCN Business and Biodiversity Programme

Areas of expertise: Industry involvement and private sector sponsors; Extractive industries; Tourism, business and biodiversity

Show Bio

Carl Gustaf Lundin
Director of the IUCN Global Marine & Polar Programme

Areas of expertise: Marine and polar issues

Show Bio

Gonzalo Oviedo
IUCN Social Policy Advisor

Areas of expertise: Indigenous peoples issues; Gender and diversity; Social policy; Rights-based approaches

Show Bio

IUCN WCPA Parks Australia NSW NPWS