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Curr. Vitae

1998 - 2001 Ph.D. (Doctorate in Natural Sciences)
1991 - 1997 MSc in Forestry Sciences

Statistik Austria, science classification

forestry and wood industry policy; forestry; Forestry;

Expertise

Sustainable Forest Management; Forest related data based on Earth Observation and remote sensing; Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management an related data; User Utility Assessment ;

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2022 - EC Platform on Sustainable Finance - expert group for the development of environmental sustainability criteria for the forestry sector.
expert
2021 - Core Group of the Forest Europe Think Tank
scientific advisor
2018 - UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management
deputy head
2017 -2020 FOREST EUROPE Advisory Group for the SoEFR 2020
expert
2014 -2015 EC Standing Forestry Committee ad hoc Working Group on Sustainable Forest Management Criteria and Indicators
scientific advisor
2014 -2015 ­Forest Europe Expert Group “Updating the Sustainable Forest Management Tools”
mandate as expert
2014 - IUFRO Working Party 9.01.05 on Research and Development of Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management
head
2012 -2014 Working Group „Sustainable Forest Management Assessment“ of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists (ToS) on Monitoring of Sustainable Forest Management
mandate as expert
2010 - Working Group on Indicator Development of the Austrian Forest Dialogue
head
2002 - UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management
mandate as expert

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2022 - Land: Guest Editor for Special Issue on Sustainable land-based bioeconomy development
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2022 - Land
2020 - One Earth
2019 - Forestry
2019 - Sustainability
2018 - Forests
2017 - Climatic Change
2011 - Ecological Indicators

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2024 IUFRO World Congress 2024 Session: Forest biodiversity indicators: challenges for science and policy
Member of the Organisation Committee
2022 Meeting of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management, 28 September 2022 at BOKU Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2022 Scientific-Technical Symposium on Assessing Forest Damage and Disturbance, 29-30 September 2022 at BOKU
Organiser
2019 IUFRO World Congress 2019 Session: The bioeconomy: Criteria, indicators, circular: A sustainable way forward?
Chair (Session)
2018 Meeting of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on Monitoring Sustainable Forest Management, 21 - 23 November 2018 at BOKU Vienna, Austria
Organiser
2017 125 Years of IUFRO – Anniversary Congress Title of the Session: The potential contribution of forest related indicators to global issues
Chair (Session)
2017 Second meeting of the FOREST EUROPE Expert Group on Implementation of Updated pan-European Indicators for SFM, 17-18 October 2017
Organiser
2016 Expert group meeting on Implementation of Indictors for SFM, 24-25 January 2017, Zvolen, Slovakia
Member of the Organisation Committee
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