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Scientific Committee



Paul Abram

Agassiz Research and Development Centre
Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Canada

Corresponding Secretary: IOBC NRS


Rogerio Biaggioni Lopes

Laboratório de Micologia dos Invertebrados
Embrapa Recursos Genéticos e Biotecnologia
Brazil

President: IOBC NTRS


Sylvia Blümel

Division for Food Security
Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety
Austria

Vice President: IOBC-WPRS


Vanda Helena Paes Bueno

Federal University of Lavras (UFLA)
Brazil

Vice President: IOBC-Global


Rosemary Buitenhuis

Vineland Research and Innovation Centre
Canada

Convener: IOBC Global Working Group on Mass Rearing and Quality Assurance


Fernanda Cingolani

CEPAVE (CONICET - FCNyM, UNLP)
Argentina

Secretary: IOBC-NTRS


Yelitza Colmenarez

CABI
Brazil

Past-President: IOBC-NTRS


Mike Cripps

Lincoln Science Center Campus
AgResearch
New Zealand

Treasurer: IOBC APRS


Michael Day

Biosecurity Queensland
Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Australia

Convener: Working Group on Biological Control of Eupatorieae Weeds


Maria Louisa Dindo

Department of Department of Agri-Food Sciences and Technologies
University of Bolognia
Italy

Convener: IOBC Global Working Group on Mass Rearing and Quality Assurance


Jianqing Ding

School of Life Sciences,
Henan University
China

Vice President: IOBC Global


Desire Gnanvossou

International Institute of Tropical Agriculture
Benin

Secretary General of IOBC-ATRS


Tom Groot

Koppert Biological Systems
Berkel en Rodenrjis
The Netherlands

The Netherlands


Geoff Gurr

School of Agricultural and Wine Sciences
Charles Stuart University
Australia

President: IOBC-APRS


Ruth Hufbauer

Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management
Colorado State University
U.S.A.



Tzu-Pi Huang

Department of Plant Pathology
National Chung Hsing University

Taiwan


Josep Jacques

Departament de Ciències Agràries i del Medi
NaturalUniversitat Jaume I
Spain

Treasurer: IOBC-Global


Koffi Eric Kwadjo

Université Nangui Abrogoua
Ivory Coast

Vice President: IOBC-ATRS


Burghard Liebmann

BASF
Limburgerhof
Germany

Group Leader R&D Biologicals


Andrea Lucchi

Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment
University of Pisa
Italy

Vice President: IOBC-WPRS


Mark McNeill

AgResearch
New Zealand

Vice President: IOBC-APRS


J.P. Michaud

Department of Entomology
Kansas State University
U.S.A.

Convener: Global Working Group on Ecology of Aphidophaga


Nicholas Mills

Dept. of Environmental Policy, Science and Management
University of California, Berkeley
U.S.A.


Samira Mohamed Faris

International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology
Kenya

Vice President: IOBC-APRS


James Nechols

Department of Entomology
Kansas State University
U.S.A.

President: IOBC-NRS


Philippe Nicot

French National Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment
France

President: IOBC-WPRS


William Palmer

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
Australia

Past President: IOBC-APRS


Iain Paterson

Centre for Biological Control
Rhodes University
South Africa

Convener: Global Working Group on Biological Control of Cactaceae


Apostolos (“Tolis”) Pekas

Biobest Group N.V.
R&D Department
Belgium

Senior Scientist, Team Leader Beneficial Insects


René Noël Poligui

Université des Sciences et Techniques de Masuku
Benin

Past President: IOBC-ATRS


Srini Ramasamy

World Vegetable Center
Taiwan

Convener: IOBC Global Working Group on biological control of Diamondback Moth


Marcus Vinicius Sampaio

Universidade Federal de Uberlândia
Instituto de Ciências Agrárias

Treasurer: IOBC-NTRS


Tanja Strive

CSIRO Health & Biosecurity
Australia



Gina Swart

Syngenta Crop Protection
Global Product Biology
Switzerland

Head: Global Product Biology Disease Control


Germán A. Vargas

Sugarcane Research Center of Colombia – CENICAÑA
Colombia

President: IOBC-NTRS


Don Weber

United States Department of Agriculture
U.S.A.

Past President: IOBC-NRS


Costas Zachariades

Agricultural Research Council
South Africa

President: IOBC- ATRS


Heiri Wandeler

Andermatt Biocontrol Suisse
Switzerland

Director Production, R&D and Technics