Professor Stephen Garnett (Charles Darwin
University) is an authority on the conservation of threatened
Peter Latch (Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy) has many years of experience within government protected area management, biodiversity planning and threatened species conservation agencies, and currently facilitates national recovery planning efforts for many Australian threatened species.
Professor David Lindenmayer (The Australian National University) has undertaken extensive research and monitoring, and helped shaped management, to conserve many components of Australian biodiversity, including for some of Australia's most threatened animal species.
Professor John Woinarski (Charles Darwin University), has had long involvement in research, management and policy development for Australian biodiversity, with particular interest in the conservation of threatened species.