Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is the decision-making body of APFNet. The Initial Board of Directors was established on 8 April 2015 at APFNet headquarters in Beijing, China. There were 14 Board directors during the first term, two being ex-officio directors – one appointed by the host economy and the other being the Executive Director of APFNet who also serves as Secretary of the Board. The rest of the directors are all elected according to the information and inputs provided by the APFNet members.
  The current Board of Directors
Mr Zhao Shucong (Chair)
Vice Director-General of the National Afforestation Commission of China; President of the Chinese Society of Forestry
Ms Margaret M. Calderon
Professor of Forest Resources Management and Director, Institute of Renewable Natural Resources, College of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of the Philippines at Los Baños
Mr W.T.B. Dissanayake
Additional Secretary (Environment Policy &Planning), Ministry of Mahaweli Development & Environment, Sri Lanka
Mr Patrick Bryan Durst
Independent consultant (Formerly, Senior Forestry Officer of FAO/RAP)
Mr Jack Hurd
Conservation Director/Deputy Managing Director of the Asia-Pacific Region, The Nature Conservancy (TNC)
Mr John Leigh
Former Executive Director, Peru Forest and Wildlife Service
Nor Akhirrudin Bin Mahmud
Director General of Forestry Peninsular Malaysia
Mr Stephen John Midgley
Director, Salwood Asia Pacific Pty Ltd, Australia
Dr C.T.S. Nair
International consultant (Former FAO official)
Ms Novia Widyaningtyas
Executive Secretary of the Directorate General of Climate Change, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia
Mr Fan Kejun
Deputy Director General, Natural Resources and Ecological Environment Department, Ministry of Finance, P.R. China
Mr Lu De (Secretary)
Executive Director, APFNet
1st Meeting of the Board of Directors
2nd Meeting of the Board of Directors
3rd Meeting of the Board of Directors
4th Meeting of the Board of Directors
5th Meeting of the Board of Directors