There will be more than 120 speakers at the Summit. Here are those who are already confirmed.

Plenary Speakers

High-Level panel and discussion forum speakers

  • 1-Ken-ichi Abe

    Ken-ichi Abe

    Professor at the Research Institute for Humanity and Nature (RIHN)

  • Sulthan

    Sulthon Mohammad Amin

    Kharisma Jati Antik

  • Kiran AsherYunnan

    Kiran Asher

    Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research


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    Howard Bamsey

    Adjunct Professor, Australian National University

  • tony bartlett

    Tony Bartlett

    Forestry Research Program Manager, Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)

  • Andreas Beckermann

    Andreas Beckermann

    Counsellor, Head of Development Cooperation, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

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    Tony Boatman

    Chief Disruption Officer, Global Initiatives

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    Jeremy Broadhead

    Senior Forestry and Land Use Policy Advisor, Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests (LEAF)

  • Jake Brunner

    Jake Brunner

    Program Coordinator, IUCN Vietnam

  • Bruno Cammaert

    Bruno Cammaert

    Forestry Officer for EU-FAO FLEGT and Trade Support Program, FAO Office for Asia and the Pacific

  • Doris_Capistrano

    Doris Capistrano

    Senior Advisor of the SDC-supported ASEAN-Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC)

  • Amb-Carden

    David Carden

    Partner-in-Charge of Asia, Jones Day; Former US Ambassador to ASEAN

  • Joan Carling

    Joan Carling

    Secretary-General, Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact

  • kim carstensen

    Kim Carstensen

    Executive Director, Forest Stewardship Council

  • Xie Chen

    Xie Chen

    Forest Economics and Development Research Center, State Forestry Administration, China

  • Tim Christophersen

    Tim Christophersen

    Senior Programme Officer, Forests and Climate Change, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

  • David cooper

    David Cooper

    Director for the Scientific, Assessments and Monitoring Branch, Convention on Biological Diversity

  • Peter Cronkelton

    Peter Cronkleton

    Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research

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    Ganga Ram Dahal

    Regional Facilitator, Asia Program, Rights and Resources Initiative

  • Arief Darmawan

    Arief Darmawan

    REDD+ Special team,  REDD+ Agency of  Indonesia

  • Chhun Delux

    Chhun Delux

    Deputy Chief, Forest Carbon Credits & Climate Change Office, Forestry Administration, Ministry of Agriculture Forestry & Fishery, Cambodia

  • Ahmad_Dhiaulhaq

    Ahmad Dhiaulhaq

    Researcher and trainer at RECOFTC—The Center for People and Forests

  • Rob-Dobson

    Rob Dodson

    Vice President, African Field Operations, Wildlife Works

  • Gary Dunning

    Gary Dunning

    Executive Director of The Forests Dialogue

  • Patrick_Durst

    Patrick Durst

    Senior Forestry Officer for Asia and the Pacific, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

  • Mike_Dwyer

    Michael Dwyer

    Postdoctoral fellow, Center for International Forestry Research

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    Cristina Eghenter

    Deputy Director for Social Development, Social Development Deputy Director, World Wide Fund for Nature, Indonesia

  • Hosny El Lakany

    Hosny El-Lakany

    Professor Emeritus, Alexandria University, Egypt and Adjunct Professor and Director, International Forestry Program, Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia, Canada

  • tachrir fathoni

    Tachrir Fathoni

    DG in Indonesian Ministry of Forestry and Vice Chair, INBAR Council

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    Hans Friederich

    Director General of International Network for Bamboo and Rattan

  • David Ganz

    David J. Ganz

    Chief of Party, USAID’s Lowering Emissions in Asia’s Forests

  • Gaveau

    David Gaveau

    Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research

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    Piers Gillespie

    Consultant, Agribusiness Services at International Finance Corporation

  • Eka Ginting

    Eka Ginting

    Founder, Commissioner and former President Director, PT Rimba Raya Conservation

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    Skye Glenday

    Senior Associate, Climate Policy Initiative

  • Grant

    Adam Grant

    Manager Investments and Operations  for New Forests Asia

  • Monica Di Gregorio

    Monica Di Gregorio

    Senior Associate, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Martina Cristina Guerrero

    Maria Cristina S. Guerrero

    Executive Director, Non-Timber Forest Products Exchange Programme South and Southeast Asia (NTFP-EP)

  • Petrus Gunarso

    Petrus Gunarso

    Sustainability Director, APRIL

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    Parmaningsih Hadinegoro

    Vice President Corporate Secretary, Danone Aqua

  • Heraman_Haeruman

    Herman Haeruman JS

    Prof at Graduate  School  of Environmental Studies,  University of Indonesia and Bogor Agricultural University

  • Dharsono Hartono Cifor

    Dharsono Hartono

    President Director of PT Rimba Makmur Utama

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    Associate Professor, Bogor Agricultural University

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    Thomas Heller

    Executive Director, Climate Policy Initiative

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    Basah Hernowo

    Director, Forestry and Water Conservation, Ministry of National Development Planning (BAPPENAS), Indonesia

  • Lex Hovani

    Lex Hovani

    Terrestrial Program Advisor, The Nature Conservancy, Indonesia

  • Andre Hue

    André Hue

    Senior Investment Officer, Jakarta Office, Agence Française de Développement (AFD)

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    Yusurum Jagau

    Dean of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Palangka Raya

  • Riina Jalonen

    Riina Jalonen

    Associate Scientist, Bioversity International

  • Hilde Jervan

    Hilde Jervan

    Chief Advisor, Council on Ethics for the Norwegian Government Pension Fund

  • Tracy J

    Tracy Johns

    Special Markets Director, Wildlife Works

  • Peter Kanowski

    Peter Kanowski

    Deputy Director General, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Khoi Trieu Van

    Trieu Van Khoi

    Senior official of the National Steering Office for Forest Protection and Development Plan, VNFOREST

  • Seong-il Kim

    Seong-il Kim

    Seoul National University, Korea

  • Kanchi Kohli

    Kanchi Kohli

    Independent researcher of environment, forest and biodiversity governance, New Delhi, India

  • Ruslan Krisno

    Ruslan Krisno

    Agrigroup Sustainability Director, Great Giant Pineapple

  • Alaya_Leon

    Alaya de Leon

    Senior Legal and Policy Specialist with the Climate Change and Environment Cluster of the Ateneo School of Government,  Philippines

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    Judy Loo

    Team Leader, Conservation and sustainable use of forest and tree genetic resources, Bioversity International

  • Cecilia Luttrell

    Cecilia Luttrell

    Senior Research Associate, Center for International Forestry Research

  • macintosh

    Don Macintosh

    Department of Bioscience, University of Aarhus, Denmark, and Senior Adviser, Mangroves for the Future

  • kenzie

    Richard MacKenzie

    Aquatic ecologist, the US Forest Service in Hilo, Hawaii

  • Cuong Pham Manh

    Cuong Pham Manh

    Director of Vietnam REDD+ Office, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

  • Nur Masrapin

    Nur Masripatin

    ASEAN Regional Knowledge Network on Forests and Climate Change (ARKN-FCC) Coordinator

  • Mitsuo Matsumoto

    Mitsuo Matsumoto

    Director, REDD Research Development Center, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI), Japan

  • Douglas McGuire

    Douglas McGuire

    Senior Forestry Officer and Team Leader, FAO

  • Moray McLeish

    Moray McLeish

    Director and Technical Advisor, Sustainability and Climate Change, Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC)

  • Daniel Mendham

    Daniel Mendham

    Senior Scientist, sustainable management in plantation foresty, CSIRO

  • manju menon

    Manju Menon

    PhD candidate, Center for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

  • Andrew Mitchell

    Andrew W. Mitchell

    Founder & Executive Director of the Global Canopy Programme (GCP)

  • Moira Moelino

    Moira Moeliono

    Senior Associate, Center for International Forestry Research

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    Alistair Monument

    Asia Pacific Regional Director, FSC

  • Lou Munden

    Lou Munden

    Founder of The Munden Project

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    Zahrul Muttaqin

    Senior Researcher,  Forest Research and Development Agency (FORDA),  Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia


    Manoj Nadkarni

    Program Manager, Non Timber Forest Products Programme

  • Ani Adiwinata Nawir ANU

    Ani Adiwinata Nawir

    Senior Socio-economics Scientist, Forests and Livelihoods, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Nguyen Ba Ngai

    Nguyen Ba Ngai

    Deputy Director of Viet Nam Administration of Forestry (VNFOREST)

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    Anna van Paddenburg

    Indonesia Country Representative, Global Green Growth Institute

  • Christine Padoch

    Christine Padoch

    Director of Forests & Livelihoods Research, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Gary Paoli

    Gary Paoli

    Director of Research and Project Development, Daemeter Consulting

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    Putera Parthama

    Senior Adviser to Minister of Forestry on Economic Affairs and International Trade

  • Hadi_Susanto

    Hadi Susanto Pasaribu

    Executive Director, ASEAN-Korea Forest Cooperation Secretariat (AFoCo Secretariat)

  • Naya

    Naya Sharma Paudel

    Senior Researcher at ForestAction Nepal

  • Aulia Perdana

    Aulia Perdana

    Integrated production and marketing system for timber and NTFPs management, ICRAF

  • Elizabeth Philip

    Elizabeth Philip

    Head of Climate Change and Forestry Programme, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM)

  • lesley_potter

    Lesley Potter

    Crawford School of Public Policy, Australia National University

  • Ujjwal_P

    Ujjwal Pradhan

    Regional Coordinator for ICRAF Southeast Asia Region

  • herry purnomo

    Herry Purnomo

    Scientist, Smallholder and Community Forestry, Center for International Forestry Research

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    Nguyen QuangVinh

    VietNam Forest Inventory and Planning Institute, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, VietNam

  • Noer Fauzi Rachman

    Noer Fauzi Rachman

    Executive Director, Sajogyo Institute for Indonesian Agrarian Studies

  • Muhammad_Rakib

    Muhammad Rakib

    Farmer and entrepreneur from Sumbawa, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Indonesia

  • Dita Rhamadani

    Dita Ramadhani

    WWF Indonesia

  • Sanath

    Sanath Ranawana

    Senior Natural Resources Economist, Asian Development Bank

  • Ramon_R

    Ramon A. Razal

    Professor in the Dept. of Forest Products and Paper Science (FPPS) of the College of Forestry and Natural Resources (CFNR)

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    Dede Rohadi

    Scientist, Forest Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Forestry, Indonesia, seconded to Center for International Forestry Research

  • James Roshetko

    James M. Roshetko

    Leader, Trees and Markets Unit, Southeast Asia, World Agroforestry Center

  • Achmad Santosa

    Mas Achmad Santosa

    Deputy Head, President’s Delivery Unit for Development Monitoring and Oversight (UKP4), Indonesia

  • iman_santoso

    Iman Santoso

    Senior Terrestrial Policy Adviser, Conservation International

  • George Santoso

    George Santoso

    Managing Director, DuPont Indonesia

  • Saputro

    J.W. Saputro

    Executive Director, Millenium Challenge Account, Indonesia

  • Agus Sari

    Agus Sari

    Indonesian REDD+ Agency

  • Darius Sarshar

    Darius Sarshar

    Director, Investments and Operations of New Forests Asia

  • Puja Sawhney

    Puja Sawhney

    Coordinator, Regional Hub for Asia Pacific Adaptation (APAN)

  • Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt

    Dietrich Schmidt-Vogt

    Geographer, senior scientist,, ICRAF East- and Central Asia Office, Kunming, China

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    Swe Set

    Land Core Group Myanmar

  • Simran Sethi

    Simran Sethi

    Associate, Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne

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    Yalmaz Siddiqui

    Senior Director, Environmental & Supplier Diversity Strategy, Office Depot

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    Olof Skoog

    EU Ambassador to Indonesia, Brunei Darussalam and ASEAN

  • Rukka sombolinggi

    Rukka Sombolinggi

    Deputy to Secretary General on Advocacy, Legal and Politics, Aliansi Masyarakat Adat Nusantara/AMAN, Indigenous Peoples’ Alliance of the Archipelago


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    Edi Subahani

    Executive Director, Community-Based Forest Management System Working Group Association

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    Adrian Rinaldi Suharto

    Sustainability Manager, Neste Oil Singapore Pte Ltd.

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    Dian Sukmajaya

    ASEAN Secretariat

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    Jatna Supriatna

    Chairman of the Indonesian chapter of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)

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    I Nyoman N. Suryadiputra

    Director of Wetlands International-Indonesia (WII)

  • Andri Idris Syukur

    Andi Idris Syukur

    Head of Barru Regent, South Sulawesi

  • Tint

    Tint Lwin Thaung

    Executive Director, The Center for People and Forests (RECOFTC)

  • Win Myo Thu

    Win Myo Thu

    Director, EcoDev Myanmar

  • Satya

    Satya S. Tripathi

    Director, UN Office for REDD+ Coordination in Indonesia

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    Pham Van Trung

    Senior Programme Officer, Viet Nam Forest Protection and Development Fund (VNFF), Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Implementation of payment for Forest Environmental Services in Vietnam

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    Johnny Utama

    PT Dian Niaga

  • Moriz-Vohrer

    Moriz Vohrer

    Technical Director Land-Use & Forests, The Gold Standard Foundation
  • Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

    Heinz Walker-Nederkoorn

    Swiss Ambassador for Indonesia and for ASEAN

  • wardell

    Andrew Wardell

    Senior Manager, Research Capacity and Partnership Development, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Wahjudi Wadojo

    Wahjudi Wardojo

    Senior Advisor, The Nature Conservancy

  • Peter Wehrheim

    Peter Wehrheim

    Head of Unit, Climate Finance and Deforestation, European Commission, DG Climate Action

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    Shelagh Whitley

    Research Fellow, Climate and Environment, ODI

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    Iwan Wibisono

    Indonesia REDD+ Agency

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    Prabianto Mukti Wibowo

    Assitant Deputy Minister for Forestry, Ministry for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia

  • Martijn Wilder

    Martijn Wilder

    Lead of Baker & McKenzie’s Global Environmental Markets Practice

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    Director, Social Forestry Development, Ministry of Forestry of Indonesia; Chairperson of ASEAN Social Forestry Network (ASFN) Secretariat

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    Grace Wong

    Senior Scientist, Center for International Forestry Research

  • Yurdi_Yasmi

    Yurdi Yasmi

    Forest Policy Officer for Asia and the Pacific for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Bangkok

  • Anthony Yeow

    Anthony Yeow

    President Director, Cargill Tropical Palm Holdings