Species Survival Commission

Regional Vice-Chairs

The Regional Vice-Chairs of the IUCN Species Survival Commission support the Office of the Chair of the Species Survival Commission to facilitate efficient engagement and communication between relevant SSC Specialist Group Chairs and members, IUCN members, and national and regional SSC initiatives.

As defined in the Term of References, the Regional Vice-Chairs “will be appointed by the SSC Chair after consultation with the Steering Committee.” 

The Regional Vice-Chairs are eight, one for each of the IUCN Statutory Regions:

Regional Vice-Chair for Africa - Pricelia Tumenta
Regional Vice-Chair for Meso and South America - Gabriela Lichtestein
Regional Vice-Chair for North America and the Caribbean - Greg Mueller
Regional Vice-Chair for West Europe - Luigi Boitani
Regional Vice-Chair for South and East Asia - Mirza Kusrini
Regional Vice-Chair for West Asia - Ehad Eid
Regional Vice-Chair for Oceania - Nunia Thomas
Regional Vice-Chair for East Europe, North and Central Asia - Dmitry Geltman

 

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