John E. Scanlon

John E. Scanlon
  • Secretary-General
    CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora)

Since May 2010, Secretary-General, CITES. Worked in private sector, gov't, UN and int'l orgs. Formerly with: UNEP; World Commission on Dams; and IUCN. Australian appointments incl.: Chief Exec., Dept of Environment, Heritage and Aboriginal Affairs; Commissioner, Murray-Darling Basin Commission; Deputy Director-General, Dept of Infrastructure, Planning and Natural Resources; Chief of Staff, Minister for Environment and Natural Resources (SA); and Partner, Environmental Law, Ward and Partners. Former: President, Nat'l Environmental Law Assoc. of Australia (SA). Awarded Member of the Order of Australia (AM) 2011. 1983, LLB; 1995, LLM; Accredited mediator (1996).