The External Advisory Board (EAB) is composed of renowned scientists involved in research fields of relevance for GenTree and of prominent international representatives of various stakeholder groups, mainly from the forest management and policy domains. The EAB will provide to the executive committee of the project strategic advice on how to maintain scientific and technological excellence in the activities implemented and on how to maximise the impacts of the project by optimising the exploitation of the research outputs and the transfer of the results to relevant stakeholders.
The members of the External Advisory Board are:
|Dr Silvia Matesanz||University of Rey Juan Carlos||Spain||Population genetics and phenotypic plasticity|
|Prof. Sally Aitken||University of British Columbia||Vancouver, Canada||Tree genomics and genetic conservation|
|Dr. Jarkko Koskela||FAO - Forestry Department, Forest Resources Management Team||Rome, Italy||Policy for sustainable management of forest genetic resources|
|Dr. Lennart Ackzell||Federation of Swedish Family Forest Owners||Sweden||Management of forest genetic resources in privately owned forest|