Scientific Committee

Xiaomeng Shen

Vice Rector in Europe, United Nations University (UNU); Director, United Nations University Institute for Environment and Human Security, Bonn (Germany).

Sunita Chaudhary

Ecosystem Services Specialist, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Nepal

Susanne Wymann von Dach

Centre for Development and Environment (CDE), University of Bern; Associate Editor of Mountain Research and Development (MRD) (Switzerland)

Ingrid Machold

Federal Institute of Agricultural Economic, Rural and Mountain Research; Delegate to the ÖROK Subcommittee on Regional Economy (Austria)

Ulrike Tappeiner

President of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano; Head of the Institute for Alpine Environment, Eurac Research (Italy); Head of Research Group Ecosystem and Landscape Ecology, Department of Ecology, University of Innsbruck (Austria)

Anna Scuttari

Department of Tourism, University of Applied Sciences Munich (Germany)

Vincent Ralph Clark

Director of the Afromontane Research Unit (ARU), QwaQwa Campus, University of the Free State (South Africa)

Past editions

  • Yuka Makino, Coordinator Mountain Partnership Secretariat; Forestry Policy and Resources Division, Forestry Department, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (Italy)
  • Martin Price, Director of the Centre for Mountain Studies (CMS), Perth College, University of the Highlands and Islands;
    UNESCO Chair in Sustainable Mountain Development (United Kingdom)
  • Irasema Alcántara-Ayala, Institute of Geography, National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM);
    Member of the Mountain Research Initiative (MRI) Science Leadership Council (SLC) (Mexico)