Hugo de Boer
Professor in Biosystematics
Hugo de Boer coordinates DEST and leads the Scandinavian Research School in Biosystematics – ForBio
CETAF is the Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities: a European network of Natural Science Museums, Natural History Museums, Botanical Gardens and Biodiversity Research Centres with their associated biological collections and research expertise.
Executive Director of CETAF
Ana Casino is the Executive Director of the Consortium of European Taxonomic Facilities. In this function, she is dedicated to fostering taxonomic research and with her experience in European research projects
Curator of Vertebrate Zoology
Gergely Babocsay has a PhD in Biology and is the curator of the Collection of Vertebrates of the Mátra Museum of the Hungarian Natural History Museum. He is a herpetologist and an expert in taxonomy, ecology and conservation.
Head of Education & Hydrobiology Lab NHMC
Catherina Voreadou has a PhD in Hydrobiology and is Head of Education at the Natural History Museum of Crete – University of Crete. She is responsible for the development of the face-to-face and e-learning courses of the Centre for Environmental Training of the Natural History Museum of Crete.
Head of Operational Directorate – RBINS
Thierry Backeljau is acting director of the Operational Directorate Taxonomy and Phylogeny at Naterra, i.e. the former Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels.