Maxwell Gomera

United Nations Environment Program,
Director of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Services Branch

Get to know Maxwell

Maxwell brings over 15 years of national and international experience in biodiversity, wildlife management and socio-economic development. He has extensive experience with natural resource management institutions in Africa, having worked in various capacities within the SADC region and in Zimbabwe. He also served as part of the UN Environment team which, in response to the multiple global crises of 2008 (fuel, food and financial) commissioned and produced a document “Global Green New Deal”, elements of which influenced significant investments in more sustainable industries such as renewable energy within the G20 and more broadly.