Atte Moilanen, University of Helsinki, Finland 

Atte Moilanen holds university degrees in computer science, applied mathematics and population biology. From 2018 onwards, he is Research Director in the field of ecological and biodiversity informatics, working at the Finnish Natural History Museum and the Department of Geography, University of Helsinki. His research has focused on ecologically based land use planning, with methods developed for conservation area network design, environmental impact avoidance, targeting of habitat restoration, biodiversity offsetting, and other such applications for biodiversity conservation and general land use planning. His work has typically been about the development of concepts, methods, analyses and software, with applications developed jointly with practitioners.