Highly respected and accomplished historian, author, publisher and Amazon conservationist. Dr John Hemming is a former Director of the Royal Geographical Society and a leading expert on Brazil's indigenous peoples. He was recently awarded the President's Medal by the British Academy for his histories about South America and work for its indigenous peoples.
Director and founder of our project partner Fundación FORECOS for the Nasampulli Reserve in Chile. Professor Lara at Universidad Austral de Chile specialises in documenting the ecology of native forests of Chile.
Andrew Mitchell is an international thought leader on natural capital finance and tropical forests. He is the founder of Equilibrium Futures and Senior Adviser to Oxford think tank, Global Canopy, which he founded in 2001. As Founder and Senior Adviser to the Natural Capital Finance Alliance, he helps design natural capital tools for banks, investors and insurers.
Sir Ghillean Prance FRS FLS FRSB is a world renowned botanist and ecologist and has published extensively. He is a former Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, a Fellow of the Royal Society and Fellow and past President of the Linnean Society.