Jane Smart

Global Director, IUCN Biodiversity Conservation Group and Director, IUCN Global Species Programme

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Jane Smart is Global Director of IUCN’s Biodiversity Conservation Group and Director of IUCN’s Global Species Programme. The Biodiversity Conservation Group includes the Global Species Programme, Global Protected Areas Programme, World Heritage Programme, as well as the Invasive Species Initiative and TRAFFIC – the wildlife trade monitoring network. Jane manages the compilation and production of The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species ™ and is the focal point for the Species Survival Commission.

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