The International Advisory Board (IAB) of Pacific Bamboo Resources represents a diverse, talented group of professionals, offering valuable context and perspective from around the world.  The IAB provides timely information, technical support, and networking introductions in support of advancing PBR programs towards mission fulfillment.

PBR is honored to have the following individuals serving as members of the International Advisory Board.


International Advisory Board

Julia Washbourne


Over the last 15 years (having lived and worked in China, Taiwan, Japan and Hong Kong), I have gathered a vast and extensive knowledge in…

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Dr. Shyam Paudel

Chief Technical Adviser
Climate Resilient Community
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Shyam, a forester by profession, has over 20 years of international experience in natural resources management and sustainable development. He…

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Analaura Antúnez Latorre

Specialist in bamboo design
Co-Founder, · ZHÚ · Innovación en Bambú

Founded in 2015, with two partners, ZHÚ · Innovación en Bambú, an initiative dedicated to promoting and disseminating the benefits of…

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Tania Cerron

Specialist in bamboo architecture
Sub manager, Cerrón Arquitectos SAC
President, Peruvian Bamboo Society (SPB)

Architect, Msc in Ecology and Environmental Management at Ricardo Palma University (Peru). Specialist in International Cooperation for the…

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Jerry McShane

Partner, Cape May Bamboo Farms

Based in the US, Cape May Bamboo Farms is the Northeast & Mid-Atlantic States’ largest grower-wholesaler of live bamboo field-dug per your specifications, specializing in…

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Kamesh Salam

South Asia Bamboo Foundation

Kamesh is the founder of World Bamboo Day and is considered to be an authority on bamboo issues in India and South Asia. He is a…

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Andry Widyowijatnoko

Lecturer and Researcher

Andy is a lecturer, researcher, freelance architect, bamboo designer, and builder. Please see his LinkedIn page for more information.

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Stephen Gitonga

Programme Assistant (Monitoring and Evaluation)
United Nations Development Programme

Stephen comes to our International Advisory Board from the United Nations Development Programme in Kenya where he specializes in the Monitoring and…

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