John Donaldson

Panel Member on Biodiversity


Biography

Dr. John Donaldson is Honorary Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cape Town and a fellow of the South African National Biodiversity Institute where he was formerly the Division Head for Biodiversity Research and Assessment.  A biodiversity scientist, John has more than 25 years of experience in biodiversity science and policy and has held various global roles on the IUCN Species Survival Commission, CITES and IPBES. His particular interest is the use of biodiversity science to inform policy and decision making.

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John Donaldson