Anique Hillbrand is a forester and works in forest and landscape restauration (FLR) with specific focus on social and ecological aspects. She worked for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations coordinating projects in Latin America on enhancing an enabling environment at national level for forest and agriculture restoration and on implementation of agroforestry and forest conservation measures. Now she is with the Tropical Forest Foundation based in Germany where she focuses on project implementation in Guatemala. Ms Hillbrand is author of various studies on agroforestry and FLR and recently published a study on financing biodiversity and restoration highlighting key lessons learned from pioneer projects around the world.
Ms Hillbrand received her postgraduate degree in rural development from Humboldt University in Berlin and her master in agroforestry from Bangor University, UK.