Dr. Thomas Leuteritz

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Branch Chief, Conservation Science Policy, Division of Scientific Authority
Areas of expertise
• The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES)
• Species: Turtles/Tortoises
• Region: Africa
• The Branch of Conservation Science Policy is responsible for:
› Representation of our Division of Scientific Authority on science policy-related matters at internal and external meetings
› Overall organization of and preparations for Animals and Plants Committees meetings
› Organization and preparations for the CITES Conference of the Parties including:
>> Federal Register publication for species proposals to amend the CITES Appendices
>> Development of species proposals
>> Review of species proposals from other countries