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Asia Section Board of Directors

The Asia Section of the Society for Conservation Biology has an international following of members that support conservation in the Asian Region. The Board of Directors is an elected body that facilitates the goals and activities of the Section.

Current Members

Ahimsa Campos-Arceiz, President 
University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus

Lindsay Porter, CFO
University of St. Andrews
Hong Kong

Antony J. Lynam, Membership Liaison
Wildlife Conservation Society

Abi Tanim Vanak, Member at Large
Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE)

Christie Lai Ming LAM, Vice President, Awards Liaison
Osaka University

Shermin de Silva, Communications Officer
Trunks & Leaves Inc. / EFECT
Sri Lanka

Alice Catherine Hughes, Education and Training Liaison, Conference Liaison
Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanic Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences
P.R. China

Natalia Huang, Chapters Liaison, Elections Liaison
Ecology Matters Pte Ltd


Future Members

If you are interested in being a member of the Asian Board you must be a member of SCB and a member of the Section. Generally 2 to 4 board members are elected annually. The Call for Nominations goes out in September or October and the election runs in October or November. Each year section members receive an email about the open positions and the start of the election process. For more information about getting involved with this board, please contact a board member or