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Scientific Committee

Dr Jana Leong-Škorničková FLS

Keeper of Herbarium & Principal Researcher/Plant Taxonomy, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Dr Carly Cowell

Director, Conservation Policy & Practice, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, UK

Trevor Adams

Terrestrial Biotechnician, Cape Research Centre, South Africa

Dr Bayu Adjie

Head, Research Center for Biosystematics and Evolution, National Research and Innovation Agency, Indonesia

HRH Princess Basma bint Ali

Chair, International Advisory Council, Botanic Gardens Conservation International

Graciela Barreiro

General Manager, Buenos Aires Botanical Garden, Argentina

Dr Thereis Choo

Coordinating Director for Living Collections and Facilities Management and Centre Director for the Forest Discovery Centre, Singapore Botanic Gardens

William Cinéa

Research Associate, Marie Selby Botanical Gardens, USA
Founder, Eco-Entrepreneur, Haiti
Founder, Cayes Botanical Garden, Haiti

Prof. Sebsebe Demissew

Professor of Plant Biodiversity and Systematics, Department of Plant Biology and Biodiversity Management, College of Natural Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia

Prof. Edwino S. Fernando

Professor Emeritus, Department of Forest Biological Sciences, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines Los Baños

Thomas Freeth

Head of Collection Support, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Addison Goh

Senior Director, Attractions Operations, Sustainability, Technology & Innovation Offices, Gardens By The Bay, Singapore

Dr Vinita Gowda

Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal

Dr Saw Leng Guan FASc.

Research Fellow, Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Prof. Peter Hollingsworth FRSE

Director of Science and Deputy Keeper, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Atsushi Kawakita

Director of the Botanical Gardens, Graduate School of Science, The University of Tokyo, Japan

Dr Gillian Khew

Centre Director, Genomics & Micropropagation, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Dr Gustavo Martinelli

Director, Brazilian National Centre for Flora Conservation, Rio de Janeiro Botanic Gardens Research Institute

Tracy McClendon

Vice President, Programs, Atlanta Botanic Garden, USA

Dr Ari Novy

President and CEO, San Diego Botanic Garden, USA

Amy Padolf

Director of Education, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, USA

Dr Michele Rodda FLS

Senior Researcher & Curator of Exhibitions, Botanical Art Gallery, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore

Chris Russell

Executive Director, Royal Botanic Gardens Cranbourne, Australia

Dr Piyakaset Suksathan

Director, Botanical Garden Development Department, Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden, Thailand

Prof. Weibang Sun

Professor of Botany and Director of Kunming Botanical Garden, Kunming Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Prof. Livio Trainotti

Professor of Botany, Botanical Garden & Department of Biology, University of Padova, Italy

Prof. Siril Wijesundara

Research Professor, National Institute of Fundamental Studies Sri Lanka

Prof. Hu Yonghong

President and CEO, Shanghai Chenshan Botanical Garden, China

Prof. Wang Ying

Professor, South China Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences