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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UN Decade Youth Task Force Representative
Forest Digest
Principal Program Officer Renewable Energy, head of the Bioenergy Section
Impact Research Institute (IRI)
National Forestry Consultant
UN-REDD at the United Nations of FAO
Minister for National Development Planning (Bappenas)
Republic of Indonesia
Minister of Environment and Sustainable Development of Madagascar
Low Carbon Development Initiative Senior Program Lead
WRI Indonesia
Executive Director
Hive Colab
Federal Minister
German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB)
Vice-rector for International Cooperation
Kazakh-German University
Director of the Marine Policy Institute (MPI)
Mote Marine Laboratory
Bioversity International, FTA
Director General
Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norad
Présidente du conseil d’administration/President of the board of directors
Réseau National des Femmes Agricultrices du Togo/National Network of Women Farmers of Togo (RENAFAT)
Natural Resource Management Specialist
FAO – Sub Regional Office for Southern Africa
Lead Scientist
United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD)
Director of Sustainability and Lead on the Forest Protection and Sustainable Agriculture Fund
Programme Coordinator
Tropenbos International
Artist and curator
Emergence Network

WWF Kenya
Founder and team leader
Uplift the Rural Poor
Kijani Forestry

Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia
Morrello Advisors
East Africa Regional Manager, Partnerships for Forests
McKinsey & Co
Executive Secretary
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Liquid Telecom Group
Head, Food & Agri Partnerships
Regional Programme Officer for Asia-Pacific
PhD Candidate,
Charles Darwin University, Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods
Project Coordinator
Crop Wild Relatives Project, the Crop Trust
Innovation Policy Specialist at the Innovation Facility of the UN Development Programme (UNDP)
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