UNEP TEEB Office
Based in Geneva, Switzerland, at the International Environment House, the TEEB office is hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment) under the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Branch (BESB) of the Ecosystems Division. The small team provides day-to-day implementation and administration of the entire TEEB portfolio of work, including communications and outreach activities.
Dr. SALMAN HUSSAIN
TEEB Coordinator (Geneva, Switzerland)Read more
Dr. SALMAN HUSSAIN
Dr. Salman Hussain was a contributing author to the TEEB reports launched in 2010 and has also coordinated the quantitative assessment for TEEB, a global scale study integrating environmental valuation with Geographic Information System mapping.
Previously Salman was with Scotland’s Rural College, where he directed the University of Edinburgh’s Masters programme in Ecological Economics and headed a team focusing on marine ecosystem economics. In addition to his teaching and administrative duties, he lead the economics work of a European Commission project that married ecosystem service valuation with the bio-physical modelling of the impacts of different use and conservation policy options.
His PhD was on the economics of the ‘greening’ of industry, with a specific emphasis on eco-innovations and eco-labelling, but his research for the past decade has focused on ecosystem and environmental economics.
To contact Dr. Salman Hussain, email: salman.hussain[at]UNEP.org
DUSTIN (MILLER) WENZEL
TEEB Sectoral Studies and Events Coordination (Geneva, Switzerland)Read more
DUSTIN (MILLER) WENZEL
TEEB Sectoral Studies and Events Coordination
Dustin Miller holds a Master of Science in Environment and Development from the Institute of Development Policy & Management at the University of Manchester as well as a Bachelor of Arts (cum laude) in International Development Studies at McGill University. His principal focus has been on identifying and mainstreaming the synergies between biodiversity conservation and socioeconomic development toward sustainable and equitable ecosystem management.
Dustin joined the TEEB team in Geneva in February 2012 and, among various other programme and operational support duties, has been primarily responsible for the project management of activities related to ‘TEEB for Agriculture & Food.
To contact Dustin Miller, email: Dustin.Miller[at]unep.org
National studies, Sectoral Studies and Fundraising (Geneva, Switzerland)Read more
National studies, Sectoral Studies and Fundraising
Kavita Sharma holds a master’s degree in environmental management from Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.
Previously, Kavita worked in management consulting with PricewaterhouseCoopers India, where she developed systems for improving delivery of health, education, and social security services through public private partnerships. Her other areas of expertise include water resource management, decentralization reform, and ICT4D. Kavita also holds a masters degree in public policy and a bachelors degree in mathematics and economics.
At UNEP TEEB, Kavita is coordinating and providing technical inputs on implementation of TEEB for business and policymaking. She would also be working on fundraising and TEEB related sectoral work.
To contact Kavita Sharma, e-mail: Kavita.Sharma[at]unep.org
Administration (Geneva, Switzerland)Read more
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Programme Officer (Nairobi, Kenya)Read more
Administration (Nairobi, Kenya)Read more
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Programme Officer (New Zealand)Read more
TEEBAgriFood Interim Report
The Interim Report introduces the key questions, issues and arguments to be addressed by TEEBAgriFood.Read more
TEEB is bringing together economists, business leaders, agriculturalists and experts in biodiversity and ecosystem services to systematically review the economic interdependencies between agriculture and natural ecosystems, and provide a comprehensive economic valuation of eco-agri-food systems. Alexander Müller, TEEB for Agriculture & Food…Read more
TEEB Challenges and Responses
TEEB ‘s progress, challenges and responses towards mainstreaming the economics of nature. [ENG] [ESP]Read more
TEEB for Agriculture & Food Concept Note
February 2014- The Concept Note presents the case for and proposed outline content of a TEEB for Agriculture & Food study.Read more
Natural Capital Accounting and Water Quality: Commitments, Benefits, Needs and Progress
December 2013 – The briefing note outlines existing guidance and examples on water quality accounting and identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting. Inspired by the growing global focus on natural capital accounting, the note identifies the ongoing challenges related to the development of natural capital accounting and water quality accounting, in order to encourage debate and commitment towards effective water and biodiversity policy.Read more