United Nation Environment Programme (UNEP)
GRASP Programme Manager and GRASP Coordinator
Johannes is working in the Biodiversity, People and Landscapes Unit at the United Nations Environment Programme in Nairobi and leading the secretariat for the Great Apes Survival Partnership (GRASP), a unique alliance of member nations, research institutions, conservation organizations, United Nations agencies and private supporters. He is also coordinating the regional component of the Congo Basin Impact Programme. Johannes has a Diploma degree in animal ecology and a PhD in Biogeography and is a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Primate Specialist Group and the IUCN Transboundary Conservation Specialist Group.