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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Defender of Indigenous Rights and Nature
CONTIOCAP
Executive Director
International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO)
CEO
Natural Strategies Investments
Geographer
World Bank
Founder & Managing Director
Think Tank for Sustainability
Director
HSBC’s Client Network Banking
Director of Division of the Convention
Biological Diversity
Founder
OpenForests
Senior Researcher
Greifswald University
President
Shamecco Women's Association
Private sector engagement and partnership development specialist
USAID Brazil
Especialista Financeiro
Banco Mundial
Founder
US Youth Climate Strike and Earth Uprising
Policy officer
European Commission, Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development
Fiction author
President
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)
Vice-Minister of Strategic Natural Resources Development
Ministry of the Environment, Peru
Municipal Vice Mayor, Municipality of Del Carmen
Surigao del Norte, Philippines
Commercial Director
Vice Chairperson and Co-Founder
Cities Without Hunger Germany
Post-Doctoral Fellow
CIFOR-ICRAF
Forage Gene Bank Manager, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
Founder, Permaculture Designer, Trainer and Consultant on Agroecology and Regenerative Agriculture Practices
Hillside Organic Garden Kabete
Programme Manager
SAVE Brasil - BirdLife Partner in Brazil
Forest Programme Officer
BirdLife International
Executive Director
Savannah Women Integrated Development Agency
Associate Founder and CEO
Produzindo Certo, Aliança da Terra

Mbororo pastoralist group and NGO MBOSCUDA
Senior Researcher
Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Biologist
IEB, Observatório do Manejo Florestal Comunitário e Familiar
Leader of the Resource Mobilisation and Program Development for WWF's global Food Practice
WWF
Forest Practice Lead
WWF International
Project Specialist
Public Foundation CAMP Alatoo
Additional Secretary
Ministry of Agricultural Cooperation and Farmers Welfare, Government of India
GIZ/Eco Consult
Vicepresidente Centroamérica y el Caribe de la Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas (CMPA), UICN
Centroamérica de la Comisión Mundial de Áreas Protegidas (CMAP)
Vice Minister
Ministry Environment and Forestry, Republic of Indonesia
President
International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD)