Speakers engaged with us

Here are all of the 2,700+ speakers who have appeared at the GLF’s events since its inception in 2013. From top scientists, economists and Indigenous leaders to entrepreneurs, filmmakers and grassroots activists, discover the diverse array of global voices that have taken to the stage at the world’s leading platform on sustainable land use.

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Prior Executive Director of the Peruvian Trust Fund
National Parks and Protected Areas (PROFONANPE)
Lawyer, popular educator and researcher
Amazon Environmental Research Institute Research Institute of the Amazon (IPAM), Brazil
Cattail Farmer
Wetland Products
Managing Director and Co-Founder
Amazonia Impact Ventures (AIV)
Actor and environmental activist for rights
Actor and Environmental Activist
Departmental Secretary of the Secretariat
Sustainable Development and Environment, of the Autonomous Government of Santa Cruz
Program Director
Asociación ANDES
Head Environmental Law Programme
Head of IUCN Environmental Law Programme and Director of the IUCN Environmental Law Centre
Head of Blended Finance
Global Public Intellectual
Project Manager
World Vision Rwanda
Defender of Indigenous Rights and Nature
Executive Director
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
Senior Engineer
Natural Strategies Investments
World Bank
Founder & Managing Director
Global Climate - Forest Positive Leader
HSBC’s Client Network Banking
Director of Division of the Convention
Biological Diversity
Senior Researcher
Greifswald University
Shamecco Women's Association
Private sector engagement and partnership development specialist
USAID Brazil
Especialista Financeiro
Banco Mundial
Agricultural Officer (Locust Management)
FAO Plant Protection Division
US Youth Climate Strike and Earth Uprising
Policy officer
European Commission, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development
Fiction author
Cocama Association for the Development and Conservation of San Pablo de Tipishca (Acodecospat), federation that is part of the Amazonian Indigenous Peoples United in Defense of their Territories Organization (PUINAMUDT)
Assistant Chief
Conservator of Forests
Vice President and Head of the Section "Conservation, Development and Sustainable Use of Nature"
Federal Agency for Nature Conservation (BfN)
Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Water and Environment
Government of Uganda
Vice-Minister of Strategic Natural Resources Development
Ministry of the Environment, Peru
Municipal Vice Mayor, Municipality of Del Carmen
Surigao del Norte, Philippines