Experts' profiles - Neville Ash
Neville Ash
Neville Ash is Deputy Director of UNEP's Division of Environmental Policy Implementation, and also heads up UNEP's work on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, including the work on wildlife trade. He recently led the process for the establishment and initial operationalization of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services, for which he was the interim Executive Secretary.

Before joining UNEP in 2010, he worked as head of the IUCN ecosystem management programme, and before that with UNEP's World Conservation Monitoring Centre, where he was head of the ecosystem assessment programme. He has worked on a range of international assessment initiatives, on developing the ecosystem-based climate change adaptation agenda, and on various species, trade and policy issues, and has conducted wildlife research and management projects in Europe, Africa and Asia.
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