Tatjana Yashina is an experienced ecologist. She is the Expert of the GPAFS in the Russian side of the Altaï region, and has joined our network on January 2018.

She is currently Deputy Director of the Katunskiy Biosphere Reserve (Republic of Altai, Russia).

She has a rich experience in the field of protected areas management in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion and adaptation to climate change. In addition to the more than 20 papers she has drafted on these topics, she has been involved in several national and international (UNESCO, UNDP) projects on climate change and protected areas in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion. She is also a member of the Executive Committee of the International Alliance for Protected Areas, a partner organization of the GPAFS.