ESUG is governed by its members, who delegate responsibility between general meetings to an elected Chairperson, currently Dr Julie Ewald of the UK, and Committee, currently Dr Tetiana Gardashuk (Ukraine), Dr David Scallan (Belgium), Dr Viktor Šegrt (Croatia), Prof Sándor Csányi (Hungary), Dr Frank Vorhies (UK) and Prof Robert Kenward (UK); Robin Sharp CB is Chair Emeritus. ESUG has since founding had a part time Secretariat c/o EBCD, Rue de la Science 10, 1000-Brussels; offices are also in Japan & UK.
Effectively, the group works through projects to produce knowledge tools for conservation through sustainable use of biodiversity, either as
- Policy documents and instruments for governments, or
- Software tools, including web-portals, to distribute knowledge
A Gender Equality Policy guides our work.
Patrons of ESUG
We are profoundly grateful to the following for their generous support of our work for 2019-20, which has already enabled a Climate Change page & will give 12 more languages on www.naturalliance.org:
Federation of Associations for Hunting & Conservation of the EU
British Association for Shooting & Conservation
Chair of Anatrack Ltd
Robin Sharp CB