comissoes_alain roques

alain roques

Alain Roques is an emeritus research scientist with INRAE - National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and the Environment, France. He has 35 years of experience in the biology, ecology, and behavior of forest insects, especially cone and seed pests of conifers. He coordinated the inventory of alien terrestrial invertebrates in Europe.

comissoes_alexandra correia

alexandra correia

Alexandra Correia is a researcher at the National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research (INIAV IP), Portugal. She has 20 years of experience in the ecology and ecophysiology of Mediterranean forest ecosystems, particularly in climate change impact studies. Current research topics deal with cork oak and stone pine silviculture to increase productivity either in pure or mixed stands.

comissoes_ana cristina gonçalves

ana cristina gonçalves

Ana Cristina Gonçalves is an associate professor at the University of Évora, and a researcher at the Mediterranean Institute for Agriculture, Environment and Development (MED). Her research is focused on silviculture and modeling; forest management, forest planning integrated in a Geographical Information System environment, and forest biomass. She has authored more than 100 publications.

comissoes_carla nogueira

carla nogueira

Carla Nogueira is an R&D consultant for the Competence Centre for Stone Pine and pine nut and is currently involved in two projects focusing on cork oak and stone pine productivity and sustainability. Her research has focused on Mediterranean ecosystem responses to drought and nutrient addition, and trait-based ecology to develop ecological indicators of the effects of global change drivers on ecosystem functioning and service delivery.

comissoes_Cristina Branquinho

cristina branquinho

Cristina Branquinho is Full Professor of Ecology at the Faculty of Sciences of the University of Lisbon and Researcher at the Center for Ecology, Evolution and Global Change - CHANGE Associate Laboratory. Her research focuses on understanding ecological patterns in response to different environmental changes, through: i) assessing and modeling the structure and functioning of biodiversity; ii) the development, testing and tracking of ecological indicators at different spatial and temporal scales; iii) restoring the structure and functioning of ecosystem and associated ecosystem services.

comissoes_isabel carrasquinho

isabel carrasquinho

Isabel Carrasquinho is a senior researcher at the National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research (INIAV IP), Portugal, in the area of ​​conservation and genetic improvement. She is Portugal's representative at FAO and EUFORGEN for forest genetic resources. She is a member of the Competence Center for Stone Pine and Pinhão coordination team, representing INIAV.

comissoes_manuela branco

manuela branco

Manuela Branco is an associate professor at the University of Lisbon School of Agriculture (ISA). She has a broad background in insect ecology and forest protection. She has participated in several national and international projects conducting entomology and forest protection research. She participated in and organized several national and international conferences. She is a deputy of an IUFRO unit.

comissoes_Rafael Calama

rafael calama

Rafael Calama is a Senior Researcher at INIA-CIFORD and one of the most active scientists in Pinus pinea research. He is an expert on forest dynamics, modeling, and management and has participated in many research projects. His research has focused on studying the effects of forest management on the dynamics and ecosystem service delivery of forest systems and the development of models and actions linked to the mitigation and adaptation of forests to climate change.

comissoes_Sven Mutke

Sven mutke

Sven Mutke is the technical deputy director of the Institute of Forest Science at CSIC, the Spanish National Research Council. He is an expert on the management of Mediterranean forest ecosystems and their nonwood forest products, particularly the edible pine nuts from Pinus pinea and the pine resin tapped from P. pinaster. He has extensive experience working in multipurpose and multi-actor research projects and networks. Since 2016, he has been the IUFRO Research Group coordinator on Silviculture for edible NWFPs. And since 2019, he is a member of the global IUFRO Task Force Unlocking the Bioeconomy and Non-Timber Forest Products.

comissoes_teresa soares david

teresa soares david

Teresa Soares David is a senior researcher at the National Institute of Agrarian and Veterinary Research (INIAV IP), Portugal, responsible for the Forest Systems area, and a research scientist at the Forest Research Centre, School of Agriculture of the University of Lisbon and member of the coordination team of the Competence Centre of the Cork Oak and Cork. Her main areas of expertise are forest ecophysiology and ecohydrology, such as plant water relations, carbon, climate change, and abiotic stress. More recently, she has been working on the interaction between abiotic and biotic stress. 


Helena Bragança

Helena Bragança is a senior researcher at the National Institute of Agricultural and Veterinary Research (INIAV, IP) and the GREEN-IT Bioresources for Sustainability Research Center. She was an honorary researcher at the University of Aberdeen (UK). Since 2013, she has directed the Phyto-Mycology laboratory at INIAV, where she is also responsible for the National Plans for quarantine organisms. Her work focuses on forest pathology, particularly the diagnosis, biology, ecology, and control of fungal diseases. She has recently devoted particular attention to stone pine diseases.

comissoes_Michele Bozzano

Michele Bozzano

Michele Bozzano has over 25 years of experience in forest genetic resources conservation and forest landscape restoration. Since 2015, he has been the European Forest Genetic Resources Programme (EUFORGEN) coordinator. He has successfully led regional assessments and spearheaded global capacity development initiatives on forest genetic resources, and has contributed to the development of innovative indicators for monitoring the conservation of forest tree diversity.