Nikolay Shmatkov


Forest Program Director, WWF Russia

Nikolay was born in 1973 and graduated from the Moscow State Forest University in 1995. Nikolay is based in Moscow. Before joining WWF Russia Nikolay worked at IUCN – The World Conservation Union where he was responciblefor coordination of projects on alternative livelihoods and sustainable business development for Indigenous communities based on sustainable use of non-timber forest products. Since 2010 Nikolay works for WWF Russia, also he is the Editor-in-Chief of the Sustainable Forestry magasine and the Chairperson for the FSC Russia Board.

My Sessions

Plenary Session – Stakeholder Dialogue on People and Nature

Oval Room

The Science-Stakeholder Dialogue will stimulate exchange of scientific knowledge and the stakeholders’ perspective on people and nature. The dialogue will be introduced by a Science Keynote by (Dipak Gyawali), reporting back from the scientific sessions followed by a discussion with five panelists from policy, industry and CSOs.