Governance

Governance

Governance

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The Board of Trustees ensures that the objectives, programmes and plans of INBAR are consistent with its mission and purposes. Board Members are selected based on their membership of bamboo- and rattan-producing countries, or because of their specific expertise.

Board of trustees

Prof. Lucie Edwards (Chair)
Nationality:Canadian
Profession:Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in Waterloo, Ontario
Prof. Jiang Zehui (Co-Chair)
Nationality:Chinese
Profession:Vice-Chair, Committee of Population, Resources & Environment, the 9th to 12th CPPCC National Committee, China
Jan McAlpine
Nationality:American
Profession:Former Director, United Nations Forum on Forests
H. E. Mr. Sileshi Getahun Hailu
Nationality:Ethiopian
Profession:Deputy President, Oromia region, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Hon. Sharon Ffolkes Abrahams
Nationality:Jamaican
Profession:Attorney at Law, Montego Bay, Jamaica
Mark Halle
Nationality:Swiss, Italian and American
Profession:Executive Director, IISD-Europe
H. E. Ms. Carmenza Jaramillo Gutierrez
Nationality:Colombian
Profession:Ambassador of Colombia to Portugal
Preeti Sinha
Nationality:Indian
Profession:CEO, Financing for Development, LLC Geneva
Liu Shirong
Nationality:Chinese
Profession:President of the Chinese Academy of Forestry (CAF)
Dr. Hans Friederich
Nationality:Dutch
Profession:Director General, INBAR