Pritpal Soorae. In recognition of his more than 20 years of dedicated service to the SSC Conservation Translocation (formerly Reintroduction) Specialist Group, backstopping the work of three successive chairs of the group, advising and supporting countless reintroduction projects worldwide, and your leadership of the Global Reintroduction.
Andre Botha. In recognition of his determined leadership of vulture conservation in Africa since 2004, especially your work to highlight and combat the growing problem of illegal vulture poisoning on the continent, and co-chairing of the IUCN SSC Vulture Specialist Group.
Ariadne Angulo. In recognition of her strategic, focused and tireless leadership of amphibian conservation within the SSC, and your commitment to help and support amphibian conservationists throughout the world using a unique combination of dedication, integrity and good humour.
Malin Rivers. In recognition of her enthusiastic and highly successful management of the Global Tree Assessment, driving forward the IUCN Red List assessments of trees at a far greater rate than ever before; and your chairing of the IUCN SSC Red List Technical Working Group.
Laurent Tatin. In recognition for his pivotal role in developing and leading the Crau Plain Grasshopper conservation strategy in France, which has become a blueprint for insect conservation planning and a flagship example of successful conservation collaboration.