Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services Branch, United Nations Environment Programme
Maxwell Gomera is director of the Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services Branch of the United Nations Environment Program. He has over 15 years of experience in biodiversity, wildlife management, and socioeconomic development, having worked in various capacities with natural resource management institutions in Africa. Gomera has been deputy director of the UN Environment World Conservation Monitoring Centre, an executive assistant at the UN Environment Program in Nairobi, and project manager for the International Union for Conservation of Nature. He was on the UN Environment team that produced the report Global Green New Deal, elements of which influenced investments in sustainable industries such as renewable energy within the G20 and more broadly.