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Alexandra Antoniadis

Deputy Head of Unit D5 Organised Crime, drugs and corruption, DG Home, European Commission

INTERPOL Representative

Environmental Security, INTERPOL

INTERPOL Representative

Environmental Security, INTERPOL

Ranja Łuszczek

Climate and Forests Lawyer, ClientEarth

Johannes Zahnen

Forest Policy Officer, WWF Germany

Julien Tavernier

EUTR Consultant, WWF EU

Rachel Kramer

Deputy Chief of Party, TNRC

Stephen Kohn

US National Whistleblowing Center

Victor Declerck

Research World Forest ID (WFID) team leader, Royal Botanic Garden Kew

Lisa Broekhuizen

Remote Sensing Specialist, Space4good

Mark Benecke

Forensic biologist

Hugo-Maria Schally

Head of Unit - Multilateral environmental cooperation, DG ENVI, European Commission

Jody Quirke

Climate and Forests Lawyer, ClientEarth

Yana Barzova

Forest Expert, WWF Bulgaria

Andrii Plyha

Forest Manager, WWF Ukraine

Nick Ahlers

Africa Program Director, TRAFFIC

Irene Lucius

Regional conservation director, WWF CEE

Lisa King

Forest policy officer, WWF France

Anke Schulmeister

Senior Policy Officer Forests, WWF EU

Nicolae Ștefănuță

Member of the European Parliament

Belinda Christensen

Inspector EU Timber Regulation - Swedish Forest Agency

Alexander von Bismarck

CEO, Environmental Investigation Agency EIA

Monica Vasile

Social Anthropologist

INTERPOL Representative

Criminal Intelligence Officer - Financial Crimes Unit, INTERPOL

Cathelijne Schoonenberg

Policy advisor fraud and environmental crime, Public Prosecution Service in the Netherlands

Julien Mirailles

Chargé de mission Commerce international du bois, French Ministry of Agriculture

Niels Huisman

Prosecutor, Public Prosecution Service in the Netherlands

Jennie Sverker

FLEGT Supervisor

Dmytro Karabchuk

Forestry Program Manager, ForestCom

Razvan Horatiu Radu

Secretary General of the Romanian Ministry of Justice

Steffi Lemke

Member of German Bundestag, The Greens

Andrei Ciurcanu

Investigative reporter, Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP)

Richard Nash

Technical Lead of WWF’s Global Governance Practice

Andreas Baumueller

Head of Unit Natural Resources - WWF European Policy Office

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WWF Bulgaria

Public Engagement for Better Control in Forests

WWF European Policy Office

Advocating for strong EU environmental policies

WWF Romania

Fighting illegal logging in Romania

WWF Slovakia

Protecting old-growth forests in Slovakia

WWF Ukraine

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