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Dr. Anne Larigauderie

Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Dr. Anne Larigauderie has been the first Executive Secretary of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) since 2014. Anne is driven by a determination to make better science available to inform better policy for people and the planet.

 

Formerly the Executive Director of DIVERSITAS – the international research programme devoted to biodiversity science, she holds a PhD in plant ecology, and in 2010 was made a Knight in the French National Order of the Legion of Honor by the French Government.