The Governing Board consists of ten persons from the Academy's member institutions elected at the Academy's Annual Collegium by representatives of the member institutions. Click on each member's name below for a biographical note.

The Chair of IUCN's Commission on Environmental Law and the head of IUCN's Environmental Law Program are also members of the Governing Board, to ensure close continuing cooperation with IUCN in the implementation of the Academy's research recommendations.

Members of the Governing Board

Professor Rose-Liza Eisma Osorio (Chair)
University of Cebu, Philippines
Region: South-East Asia
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Trevor Daya

Professor Trevor Daya Winterbottom (Vice-Chair)
University of Waikato New Zealand
Region: Oceania
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Post-Doctoral Researcher Tiina Paloniitty
University of Helsinki, Finland
Region: Western Europe
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Professor Jose Juan Marquez
Metropolitan Autonomous University, Mexico
Region: Meso-America
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Professor Tseming Yang
Santa Clara University, USA
Region: North America
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Professor Robert Kibugi
University of Nairobi School of Law, Kenya
Region: Africa
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Professor Svitlana Romanko
Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine
Region: Eastern Europe and Central Asia
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Professor Ana Maria Nusdeo
University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Region: South America
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Professor Sanjeevi Shanthakumar
G.D. Goenka University, India
Region: South and West Asia Region
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 Qin Tianbao

Professor Qin Tianbao
Director, Research Institute of Environmental Law (RIEL)
Vice Dean, School of Law, Wuhan University, China
Region: North Asia
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Justice Antonio Benjamin
Justice, National High Court of Brazil (STJ), Brazil
Chair, World Commission on Environmental Law
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 iza-sm Dr. Alejandro Iza
Head, IUCN Environmental Law Programme
Director, IUCN Environmental Law Centre, Germany
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