Monica Kobayashi

International Consultant (Soil Biodiversity), Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Monica is an expert on biodiversity. She joined the GSP Secretariat to work on the International Initiative for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Soil Biodiversity, the report on the state of knowledge on soil biodiversity and the Global Symposium on Soil Biodiversity. Over the last 5 years, she worked for Convention on Biological Diversity and led the implementation of the Programme of Work on Agricultural Biodiversity. She holds a M.A. in business from HEC Montreal and a M.Sc. on biodiversity management from Université de Montréal.