Council

The Council is an advisory body of APFNet and also a forum of exchange among APFNet members. The Council is composed of representatives from each APFNet member and meets once a year to provide advice for APFNet on strategic direction, policies and annual work plan, in line with its Rules of Procedure. APFNet partners and interested stakeholders can join the meetings as observers on request.  

Officers

Chair and Vice Chair of the Council are Dr. Preecha Ongprasert (Thailand) and Dr. Sokh Heng (Cambodia),  with a term from April 2018-April 2021.

Member Representatives to APFNet Council and Contact Persons
Last updated 28 November 2019

 

APFNet Council Representatives and contact persons

CR=Council representative, ACR=Alternate CR, CP=Contact Person

Member

Capacity

Name

Position

 

Contact information

Australia
  [AU]

CR

Ms

Michelle Lauder

Assistant Secretary
  Forestry Branch
  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

E|

[email protected]

T|

 +61-2-6272 4624

F|

 

A|

GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601   Australia

 

CP 1

Ms

Laura Timmins

Director
  International Forest Policy Section
  Forestry Branch
  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

E|

[email protected]

T|

 +61-2-6272 3131

F|

 

A|

ditto

 

CP2

Mr

Jesse Mahoney

Assistant Director
  International Forest Policy Section
  Forestry Branch
  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

E|

[email protected]

T|

 +61-2-6272-2183

F|

 

A|

ditto

Bangladesh
  [BD]

CR

Mr

Mohammad Shafiul Alam Chowdhury

Chief Conservator of Forests
  Bangladesh Forest Department 

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

Bon Bhaban, Agargaon, Dhaka-1207
  Bangladesh

 

CP

Mr

Imran Ahmed

Assistant Chief Conservator of   Forests
  Development Planning Unit
  Forest Department

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+880 2 8181147
  +880 19 99000004(M)

F|

+880 2 8181741

A|

ditto

Brunei Darussalam
  [BN]

CR

Ms

Noralinda Haji Ibrahim

Acting Director of Forestry
  Department of Forestry
  Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism

E|

[email protected]

T|

+673 238 1687 ext. 2108

F|

+673 2381 012

A|

Jalan Menteri Besar, Berakas BB   3910
  Negara Brunei Darussalam

 

CP1

Mr

Shahri Hj Hussin

Acting Deputy Director of Forestry
  Department of Forestry
  Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+673 2381687 ext. 2222

F|

 

A|

ditto

 

CP2

Ms

Duratul Ain Haji Durani

International relations and NDP   Division
  Forestry Department
  Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism

E|

[email protected]

T|

+673 2381687 ext. 2223

F|

 

A|

ditto

Cambodia
  [KH]

CR

Dr

Sokh Heng (Mr)

Director                                            Institute of Forest and Wildlife   Research and Development
  Forestry Administration
  Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

E|

[email protected]

T|

+855 12 639 961

F|

 

A|

# 40 Norodom Blvd, Phnom Penh,   Cambodia

 

CP

Mr

Seab Kimsrim

Official
  Institute of Forest Research and Development, Forestry Administration
  Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

E|

[email protected]

T|

+855 17 541415

F|

 

A|

ditto

Canada
  [CA]

CR

Mr

Jeff Biggs

Director
  Trade and International Affairs, Natural Resources Canada-Canadian Forest   Service

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

580 Booth Street
  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0E4

 

CP 1

Mr

Chase McGowan

Manager, International Affairs,   Canadian Forest Service

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

ditto

 

CP2

Ms

Christa Mooney

Policy Advisor,  International Affairs Division, Canadian   Forest Service | Natural Resources Canada

 

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 

P.R. China
  [CN]

CR

Mr

WANG Chunfeng

Deputy Director General
  Department of International Cooperation, National Forestry and Grassland   Administration

E|

[email protected]

T|

+86 10 84238918

F|

+86 10 84238970

A|

No.18 Hepingli East Street
  Dongcheng District, Beijing, 100714, P. R. China

 

CP

Mr

ZHENG Sixian

Program Officer, Division for   International Affairs, Department of International Cooperation, National   Forestry and Grassland Administration

E|

[email protected]

T|

+86 10 84238916

F|

+86 10 84238970

A|

Fiji[FJ]

CR

Mr

Manasa Luvunakoro

Executive Director, Forestry   Operations and Services, Ministry of Forestry,Fiji

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+679 3322 380
  +679 9966 806
  +679 7103 477(M)

F|

+679 3324480 

A|

P O Box 2218, Gocernment   Buildings, Suva

 

CP

Mrs

Sanjana Lal

Conservator of Forests
  Ministry of Forests, Fiji

E|

[email protected]

T|

+679 3301611

F|

+679 3318692

A|

ditto

Hong Kong, China[HK]

CR

Mr

LAI Chuen Chi, Patrick

Assistant Director (Country &   Marine Parks)
  Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

E|

[email protected]

T|

+852 2150 6606

F|

+852 2311 3731

A|

5/F Cheung Sha Wan Government   Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

CP

Mr

HUNG Tun Hei, Tony

Country Parks Officer(Vegatation   Management)
  Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department

E|

[email protected]

T|

+852 2150 6812

F|

+852-2317 0482

A|

6/F Cheung Sha Wan Government   Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

India
  [IN]

CP

Dr

Ranjana Gupta

Chief Conservator of Forests (Wetlands)
  Ministry of Environment & Forests
  Government of India

E|

[email protected]

T|

+91 11 2436 0549
  +91 11 2436 0704

F|

+91 11  2436 0549

A|

Paryavaran Bhawan, Room No.520,   CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi

Indonesia
  [ID]

CR

Mr

Helmi Basalamah

Director General of Extension and   Human Resource Development Agency
  Ministry of Environment and Forestry

E|

[email protected]

T|

+62 81316597543(M)

F|

 

A|

Gd. Manggala Wanabakti Blok I, Lt.   14, JL. Gatot Subroto 10270

 

CP1

Mr

Muhammad Tangkas

Head of Program Cooperation   Division, Secretariat of 
  Extension and Human Resources Development Agency
  Ministry of Environment and Forestry

E|

[email protected]

T|

+62 81316659006(M)

F|

 

A|

ditto

 

CP2

Ms

Indri Puji Rianti

Head of Cooperation Sub-division
  Secretariat of 
  Extension and Human Resources Development Agency
  Ministry of Environment and Forestry

E|

[email protected]

T|

+62 81287520591(M)

F|

 

A|

ditto

Lao PDR
  [LA]

CR

Mr

Somsack Sysomvang

Deputy Director of Village Forest   and NTFP Management Division
  Department of Forestry
  Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

E|

[email protected]

T|

+856-21-215001
  +856-20 55601666(M)

F|

+856-21-217483

A|

Thatdam Campus, Chanthabury   District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR P.O Box 2932

 

CP

Mr

Airyai VONGXAY

Technical Officer
  Village Forest and NTFP Management Division
  Department of Forestry
  Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry

E|

[email protected]

T|

+856-21-215001
  +856-20 95675551(M)

F|

+856-21-217483

A|

Thatdam Campus, Chanthabury   District, Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR P.O Box 2932

Malaysia
  [MY]

CR

Mr

DATO’ WAN MAZLAN BIN WAN MAHMOOD

Undersecretary
  Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division,
  Ministry of Water, Land and Natual Resouces

E|

[email protected]  

T|

+603 8886 1443

F|

+603 8890 4021

A|

Level 12, Wisma Sumber Asli,No.   25, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4,62574 Putrajaya, Malaysia

 

ACR

Mr

Dato` Mohd Ridza Bin Awang

Deputy Director General   (Operations and Technical)
  Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia

E|

[email protected]

T|

+603-26164574

F|

+603-26925657

A|

Jalan Sultan Salahuddin 50660   Kuala Lumpur,Malysia

 

CP

Ms

UMA MANIAM

Principal Assistant Secretary
  Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division,
  Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources

E|

[email protected]

T|

+603-8886 1452

F|

+603-8890 4021

A|

Level 12, Wisma Sumber Asli,No.   25, Persiaran Perdana, Presint 4,62574 Putrajaya, Malaysia

Mexico
  [MX]

CR

Mr

Jorge Leon Castaños-Martinez

Director General
  National Forestry Commission

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

Ms

Taryn Sanchez Montesinos

Head of the International Affairs   and Financing Development Unit
  National Forestry Commission (CONAFOR)

E|

[email protected];
  [email protected]

T|

+52(33)3777-7000 ext. 1700

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP2

Ms

Vanessa Carolina Becerra Alvarez

Assistant Director of   International Cooperation
  National Forest Commission (CONAFOR)

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+52(33)3777-7000 ext. 1721
  be_vanessa(skype)

F|

 

A|

 

Mongolia
  [MN]

CR

Dr

OYUNSANAA Byambasuren(Mr)

Director General
  Forestry Policy and Coordination Department
  Ministry of Environment and Tourism of Mongolia

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+976-99081104

F|

 

A|

15160 Government Building 2,   United Nation’s Street 5/2 Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

 

CP

Prof

BAATARBILEG Nachin(Mr,Dr )

Dean of the School of Engineering   and Applied Sciences of the National University of Mongolia

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+976 77307730 exit 3100

F|

+ 976  11-325631

A|

National University of Mongolia
  Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  POB 46A/135

Myanmar
  [MM]

CR

Mr

Kyaw Kyaw Lwin

Deputy Director General
  Forest Department
  Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation

E|

[email protected]

T|

+95-67-3405018

F|

A|

Office No. 39, Forest Department   Head Office, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

 

CP 1

Dr

Thaung Naing Oo(Mr)

Director
  Forest Research Institute
  Forest Department
  Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+95-67-416524

F|

+95-67-416523

A|

Forest Research Institute, Yezin,   Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

 

CP2

Mr

Soe Myint Oo

Director
  Training and Research Development Division, Forest Department, Ministry of   Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

F|

A|

Office No. 39, Forest Department   Head Office, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

 

CP3

Dr

Ei Ei Swe Hlaing(Mr)

Assistant Director
  Forest Research Institute
  Forest Department, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental   Conservation

E|

[email protected]

T|

+95-67-416524

F|

+95-67-416523

A|

Forest Research Institute, Yezin,   Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar

Nepal[NP]

CR

Dr

Sindhu Prasad Dhungana(Mr)

Joint secretary and Chief                                            Planning Monitoring and Coordination Division
  Ministry of Forests and Environment Government of Nepal

E|

[email protected]      [email protected]

T|

+9779860330217

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

Mr

Sagar Kumar Rimal

Under Secretary  (tech.)
  Development Cooperation Coordination Section
  Ministry of Forests and Environment Government of Nepal

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+977 01 4211862/
  +977 9841338030

F|

+977 01 4211868

A|

 

New Zealand
  [NZ]

CR

 

absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

 

absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 

Papua New Guinea[PG]

CR

Ms

Ruth Turia(Dr )

Director
  Forest Policy and Planning
  National Forest Service
  PNG Forest Authority

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+675 3277 874
  +675 72100973(M)

F|

+675 3277 839

A|

P. O. Box 5055, Boroko111,   National Capital District, Papua New Guinea

 

CP

Mr

Tunou Sabuin

Managing Director
  Office Of The Managing Director
  National Forest Service
  PNG Forest Authority

E|

[email protected]

T|

+675 3277 841

F|

+675 3254 433

A|

ditto

Peru[PE]

CR

 

absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

Avenida 7 Nro. 229, Urb. Rinconada   Baja
  La Molina. Lima – Perú

 

CP

Mr

Leoncio José Calderón Acosta

Director of the Office of   International Cooperation
  National Forest and Wildlife Service (SERFOR)

E|

[email protected]

T|

+51 1 2259005 ext. 331

F|

 

A|

ditto

the Philippines
  [PH]

CR

Mr

Nonito M. Tamayo,CESO IV

Director
  Forest Management Bureau
  Department of Environment and Natural Resources

E|

[email protected]   [email protected]

T|

+632-9289313 /
  +632-9274788

F|

+632-9289313

A|

Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100   Quezon City

 

CP

Ms

Edna D. Nuestro

OIC, Assistant Director, Forest   management bureau, Dept. of Environment & Natural Resources

E|

[email protected]   [email protected]

T|

    (+632) 8927-4784

F|

(+632) 8928-2778

A|

Forest Management Bureau, Visayas   Ave. Diliman, Quezon City

Singapore
  [SG]

CR

Ms

Wendy Yap

Director
  International Biodiversity Conservation Division
  National Parks Board

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

Singapore 259569

 

CP1

Mr

Hassan Ibrahim

Deputy Director
  International Relations
  National Biodiversity Centre  National   Parks Board

E|

[email protected]

T|

+65 64651676

F|

+65 64655196

A|

 

Sri Lanka
  [LK]

CR

Mr

Nishantha Edirisinghe

Deputy Conservator of Forests   (Silviculture & Forest Management)
  Forest Department

E|

[email protected] [email protected](new)

T|

+94 11 2885693
  +94 71 8111738(M)

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

 

absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 

Chinese Taipei[CT]

CR

Mr

Frank Lin, Wha-Ching

Director-General
  Forestry Bureau
  Council of Agriculture
  Chinese Taipei

E|

[email protected]

T|

+886-2-23515441 ext:301

F|

 

A|

No.2, Sec. 1, Hangzhou S. Rd.,   Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100

 

CP 1

Ms

Mu-Tzu Yu

Associate Technical Specialist
  Forest Planning Division
  Forestry Bureau
  Council of Agriculture
  Chinese Taipei

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

+886-2-23515441#607

F|

+886-2-23519702

A|

ditto

 

CP2

Ms

Hsiu-Chuan Huang

Section Chief of Planning Section,   Forest Planning Division, Forest Bureau, Council of Agriculture
  Chinese Taipei

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

 

F|

     

Thailand
  [TH]

CR

Mr

Sapol Boonsermsuk

Director of International Forestry   Cooperation Division
  Planning and Information Technology Bureau
  Royal Forest Department

E|

 [email protected] 

T|

+66 8 1312 1368(M)

F|

 

A|

61 Paholyothin Rd. Chatuchak,   Bangkok 10900

 

CP

Dr

Preecha Ongprasert(Mr)

Director of International   Convention and Commitment Division,
  International Forestry Cooperation Office
  Royal Forest Department, Thailand

E|

[email protected]

T|

+66-2561-4292-3 ext. 5034
  +66-8-9118-2351(M)

F|

+66-2561-3109

A|

ditto

United States of America
  [US]

CR

Ms

Catherine J Karr-Colque

Division Chief, Forests
  Office of Conservation and Water
  Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs
  U.S. Department of State

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

Ms

Absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

ACP

Mr

Luke D. Thompson

Foreign Affairs Officer
  Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs,   Office of Conservation and Water (OES/ECW), Department of State, Rm 2657 HST

E|

[email protected]

T|

+202-647-0658
   
  +202-445-6024(M)

F|

 

A|

 

Viet Nam
  [VN]

CR

 

Absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

Mr

Luu Tien Dat

Official, Department of Science,   Technology and International Cooperation Viet Nam Administration of Forestry
  Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development (MARD)

E|

[email protected]   [email protected]

T|

+84-4-38489854

F|

+84-4-38438793

A|

No2 Ngoc Ha-Ba Dinh- Hanoi

FAO

CP

Mr

Thomas Hofer

Senior Forestry Officer
  Group Leader Natural Resources Management
  Secretary Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission
  FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific

E|

[email protected]

T|

+66 2 697 4139
  +66 65 510 5720(M)

F|

+66 2 6974445

A|

39 Phra Atit Rd., Bangkok 10200,   Thailand

ITTO

CR

Dr

Gerhard Dieterle(Mr)

Executive Director

E|

[email protected]
  [email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP

Mr

Li Qiang

Market/Systems Analyst

E|

[email protected]

T|

+81-45-223-1110

F|

+81-45-223-1111

A|

 

RECOFTC

CR

Dr

David Ganz(Mr)

Executive Director

E|

[email protected]

T|

+66 2 9405700

F|

+66 2 5614880

A|

P.O. Box 1111, Kasetsart U. Post   Office, Bangkok 10903, Thailand

 

CP

Ms

Pimparkarn Serithammarak

Executive Secretary

E|

[email protected]

T|

+66 (0)2 940 5700 Ext. 1217

F|

ditto

A|

ditto

SPC

CR

 

absent

 

E|

 

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
 

CP(For timebeing)

Mr

Jalesi Mateboto

Community Forestry   Technician/Project Technical Officer

E|

[email protected]

T|

+679 3379330

F|

 

A|

 

TNC

CR

Ms

Allison Lewin

Program Manager
  Responsible Asia Forestry and Trade (RAFT)

E|

[email protected]

T|

 

F|

 

A|

 
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