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Contributors

Elisa Asmelash p.60

Gregory Asner p.35

Stefania Campogianni p.76 Helen Klimmek p.8

Elisa is Junior Energy Consultant at Revelle Group, where she works on business development activities in the energy/climate change sectors. She has worked for the UN, the International Institute for Sustainable Development, and the Clinton Foundation.

Gregory serves on the faculty of the Department of Global Ecology, Carnegie Institution for Science, and in the Department of Earth System Science, Stanford University. He is an ecologist recognized for his exploratory and applied research on ecosystems, land use and climate change at regional to global scales. He leads the CLASlite forest monitoring project, Spectranomics biodiversity project, and the Carnegie Airborne Observatory.

Stefania is senior media and communications officer at WWF European Policy Office in Brussels. Stefania has been advocating and campaigning for a strong EU Timber Regulation since its inception engaging with WWF national offices and a large group of progressive businesses. WWF is currently advocating for sustainable and legal management of forests and for EU and global policies tackling deforestation and forest degradation.

Helen is the Junior EU Programme Officer at the IUCN European Regional Office in Brussels. Together with Chantal, Helen supports IUCN’s engagement with local and regional governments as well as the promotion of naturebased solutions to global challenges such as climate change. Helen has a degree in Politics and an MA in Tourism, Environment, and Development.

Michael Pawlyn p.52

Anke Schulmeister p.76

Chantal van Ham p.8

Andrew Waugh p.26

Michael established Exploration Architecture in 2007 to focus on designing high performance buildings and solutions for the circular economy. The second edition of his bestselling book Biomimicry in Architecture was published in October 2016.

Anke is senior forest policy officer at WWF European Policy Office in Brussels. Anke has been advocating and campaigning for a strong EU Timber Regulation since its inception engaging with WWF national offices and a large group of progressive businesses. WWF is currently advocating for sustainable and legal management of forests and for EU and global policies tackling deforestation and forest degradation.

Chantal is the EU Program Manager for Nature Based Solutions at the IUCN European Regional Office in Brussels. Chantal co-ordinates projects related to biodiversity, ecosystem services, conservation, restoration, and valuation, with a focus on helping policy-makers, cities, local and regional governments develop nature-based solutions for sustainable development. Before joining IUCN, Chantal worked as a finance specialist with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Netherlands. She has a degree in International Business and an MSc in Forest and Nature Conservation Policy.

Andrew is a founding director of Waugh Thistleton. Over the last 18 years Andrew has worked on award-winning schemes from cinemas to synagogues, social housing to shopping centers. He continues to research from within the practice and lectures across the world with a focus on sustainability, timber construction, and the future of architecture.

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