Implementation and Facilitation Unit Officer, IPPC Secretariat, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
4321 Still Creek Drive, Suite 400 Burnaby, British Columbia, V5C 6S7 CANADA
+1 604 292 5665
+1 604 999 4047
Barbara leads the Implementation and Facilitation Unit (IFU’s) work on developing and managing IPPC Guides and Training Materials. She also coordinates the development of the IPPC Guides on Pest Status, Wood packaging material and E-commerce. She supports the Implementation and Capacity Development Committee teams on Guides and training materials, E-commerce and participation in the IPPC Commission on Phytosanitary Measures (CPM). She is also the IPPC Secretariat’s liaison with international organizations such as the Universal Postal Union, Global Express Agency, and the World Customs Organization. Barbara brings to the IPPC more than 20 years of experience as a plant health officer with the national plant protection organization of Canada and 10 years as an integrated pest management consultant with the Canadian horticulture sector. She has a master’s degree in pest management from Simon Fraser University. Barbara speaks English, French, and German.