Welcome to Bruno Pereira Leles as EGMP Coordinator 

Bonn, 19 March 2024 – The UNEP/AEWA Secretariat is pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr. Bruno Pereira Leles as the new Coordinator of the European Goose Management Platform (EGMP). As EGMP Coordinator, Bruno will be responsible for supporting the structured decision-making process and coordination mechanism among the EGMP stakeholders aiming to implement sustainable use and management strategies for goose populations in Europe.  

A national of Brazil, Bruno has a background in biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and international cooperation. Previously, he served as an Associate Programme Management Officer at the Secretariat of the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) in Germany, as Partnerships Associate at the United Nations University Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability in Japan, and as Project Officer at the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) in Serbia. Across these positions, Bruno played a key role in supporting the operation of intergovernmental biodiversity platforms and fostering science-policy interfaces to bridge the gap between science and decision-makers.  

Bruno is excited to be joining the UNEP/AEWA Secretariat as Coordinator of the European Goose Management Platform and is looking forward to supporting AEWA Parties in north and south-west Europe in the sustainable use and management of goose populations. Bruno holds a Bachelor's degree in Biology, a MSc in Population Genetics from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, as well as a PhD in Ecology and Biodiversity from Sao Paulo State University, Brazil.   

Last updated on 19 March 2024

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