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Technical Experts

The Technical Expert Group (TEG) is an independent ad hoc technical body of gender and monitoring and evaluation experts with experience in various sectors to which the W+ will be applied. The role of the TEG is to review and approve methods, review Project Design Documents (PDDs), and support the continuous improvement of the W+ Standard to respond to stakeholder needs. The work of the TEG is to be done in a transparent, credible and timely manner. TOR for TEG

Dr. Setyowati is a human geographer by training with PhD from Rutgers University-the State University of New Jersey, USA. She has a solid professional and research experience in climate and natural resources governance, biodiversity conservation, PES, REDD+, community based natural resources... Learn more
Annina is a social scientist with an MSc from the University La Sapienza, Rome. After an early career in applied social research, Annina worked for over thirty years in international development aid, with multilateral and bilateral origination, NGOs, and the UN - latterly with IFAD as the Senior... Learn more
Marietta Shimizu-Larenas is an anthropologist and international advisor on social inclusion and gender equality in sustainable businesses, certification schemes and social governance. Marietta has broad experience advising public private partnerships (PPPs), international financial institutes and... Learn more
A development specialist with more than 20 years, Leisa Perch specializes in the social dimensions of Natural Resource Management and the nexus between social and environmental policy. She has worked on a range of development issues from climate change to green growth, bringing a strong gender... Learn more
Natalie Elwell is the senior gender advisor at World Resources Institute, working to ensure that WRI’s research, analyses and tools advance gender equality. Natalie joined WRI from USAID where she served as the Senior Advisor for Gender and Environment, working to build capacity within the Agency... Learn more

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