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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GLFx Yaounde chapter member, Secondary school teacher
Gender Specialist, Part-time consultant
Landesa on Women Land Right in Ethiopia
Climate Change and Biodiversity, COICA; General Secretary, OPIAC
Technical Adviser
Programme Officer on Science and Interim Regional Coordinator for Asia and Pacific
Colombia National Council of Guadua, Bamboo Productive Chain and its Agroindustry
Youth Director
Earth Guardians
Alternate Nobel Prize winner & Farmer
Burkina Faso
Indigenous activist and artist from the Tuxá people of Rodelas, Bahia, Brazil
Director of Energy Resources, Mineral and Mining
Ministry of National Development Planning/Bappenas
Assistant in indigenous territorial management
WCS Bolivia

Lead Author, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) & Senior Energy Policy Analyst, OpenExp
Regional Director of Africa and Latam
BlueOrchard Finance
Director-General for Ontario and Northern Canada
David Suzuki Foundation
Executive Director
Green Climate Fund
Communicator and Indigenous leader
Rio Soritor Native Community, Awajún, Rioja Province - San Martin Department, Peru
Minister of Environment
Arab Republic of Egypt
Senior Researcher
Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI)
president & chief engineer
Zhejiang Xinzhou Bamboo-based Composites Technology Co., Ltd
Forestry Officer
Knowledge Sharing Coordinator
Young Professionals for Agricultural Development (YPARD)
Founder & CEO
Hatch Ideas Worldwide Ltd
Program Manager

West Kalimantan, Indonesia
Climate Adaptation research officer
Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT-Africa Hub in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Department of Geophysics and Meteorology
Bogor Agricultural University
Democratic Republic of the Congo
CEO and founder
Founder & CEO
Mabele Agric
UN Decade Youth Task Force Representative
Former Minister of Environment, Ecuador
Co-founder and CEO
Pandan Green
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
Senior Programme Manager Forest and Climate
World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)
Senior Programme Manager Forest and Climate, lead on the Land Use Bankable projects Hub
WWF Germany