Expertise: protected areas, wilderness law and policy, world heritage, climate policy, forestry policy, biodiversity offsets, conservation finance and extractive industries.
Cyril Kormos is Vice-Chair for World Heritage of the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (IUCN-WCPA) and Vice-President for Policy at The WILD Foundation.
He conducts research and advocacy work on a range of conservation-related issues, currently focusing on biodiversity offsets and their application in developing countries, forestry policy - especially as it relates to REDD+ and climate policy - World Heritage and Protected Areas, including in particular wilderness areas. He also sits on the Executive Committee for the World Wilderness Congresses and serves as an associate editor for the International Journal of Wilderness. He is Vice Chair for World Heritage on the IUCN-WCPA Steering Committee, member of the editorial board for IUCN-WCPA’s Parks magazine and member of the IUCN-WCPA Wilderness Specialist Group.
Location: Berkeley, California, U.S.A.
Language: English, French