XV World Forestry Congress


Ingwald Gschwandtl

Forest Policy Expert

Global Coordination Group of the Regional Forest Communicators Network


Former Head of Forest Policy and Forest Information for the Federal Government of Austria with a strong focus on international policy. Since 2020 active as private consultant. Vice-President of the 11thWorld Forestry Congress and Vice-Chairman of the 9th Session of the United Nations Forum on Forests (UNFF), among other international positions. Leader of the FAO-UNECE Forest Communicators Network from 1997 to 2018. At present Chair of the Global Coordination Group for FAO’s Regional Forest Communicators Networks.