Supervisory Council

The Supervisory Council is in charge of the overall supervision of the general course of affairs within Wetlands International and oversees the implementation of its policies and Strategy. The Supervisory Council also appoints the members of the Management Board.  The Supervisory Council meets several times a year. For more information, please read the Accountability Statement (SC).

The Supervisory Council is composed of:

Jan Ernst de Groot (The Netherlands) - Chair 

Noelle Aarts (The Netherlands)

Harry Dijksma (The Netherlands) 

Kathy MacKinnon (United Kingdom)

Gonzalo Castro de la Mata (Peru)

Dan Martin (USA)

Nick Davidson - Permanent Observer of the Secretariat of the Ramsar Convention (Switzerland)

Rob van Brouwershaven - Permanent Observer of the Host Country (The Netherlands)

Counsellors of Honour

Counsellors of Honour are persons who, having held office within Wetlands International, rendered such valuable services that the Board desires both to honour them and retain their counsel. Currently there are six Counsellors of Honour:

Luc Hoffmann               Chris Kalden             Michael Moser     

Max Finlayson              Stewart Morrison

Ex- Counsellors of Honour

Late Prof G.V.T. Matthews 

Chair Jan Ernst de Groot