Braulio de Souza Dias

Braulio de Souza Dias
  • Executive Secretary
    Convention on Biological Diversity

BSc in Biological Sciences, Univ. of Brasilia; 1981, PhD in Zoology, Univ. of Edinburgh. Over 30 years' experience in biodiversity science and policy and its implementation. Formerly: Division Chief, Environmental Studies, Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics; Assoc. Professor, Forest Protection and Ecology, Univ. of Brasilia; Director, Biodiversity Conservation and Secretary of Biodiversity and Forests, Brazilian Ministry of the Environment. Since 2011, Exec. Director, Convention on Biological Diversity. Former Member: Brazilian Delegation, UN Conference on Environment and Dev.; Intergovernmental Committee, CBD. Co-Organizer, 8th MOP/COP to the CBD. Former Vice-President, bureau representing Latin America, Subsidiary Body on Scientific Technical and Technological Advice. Former: Member, Scientific Steering Cttee and Advisory Cttee, DIVERSITAS Program; Coordinator, Steering Cttee, Inter-American Biodiversity Info. Network; VP, Int'l Union of Biological Sciences; Member, Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, Global Environment Facility. Coordinator, PRONABIO, Brazil.