Each major taxonomic group of the MBP is led by an expert who is responsible for assembling the team, coordinating field collections, taxonomic identification and curation of specimens.

Namesort icon Position Institution Taxonomy Team Taxonomy Team Role
George Roderick Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates General Team leader
George Hecht Researcher Florida Museum of Natural History Marine invertebrates Ostracoda Team member
Franck Lerouvreur Scientific Dives Manager Criobe Moorea (CNRS-EPHE) Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Erwan Delrieu-Trottin PhD Student Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Elaine Fok Undergraduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
Curtis Ewing Post-doc researcher University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Coleoptera Team member
Craig Moritz Professor University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial vertebrates General Team leader
Cory Pittman Researcher Marine invertebrates opisthobranchs/general mico-invertebrates Team member
Claude Payri Professor IRD New Caledonia Algae General Team leader
Chris Meyer Research Zoologist, Curator Smithsonian Institution Marine invertebrates Mollusks Project Director
Brent Mishler Professor University of California, Berkeley Plants General Co-team leader
Brad Balukjian Graduate Student University of California, Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Heteroptera Team member
Benoit Espiau Technician CRIOBE Marine vertebrates Marine vertebrates Team member
Benjamin Carter Graduate student University of California, Berkeley Plants Bryophytes Team member
April Yang Graduate student University of California Berkeley Terrestrial invertebrates Terrestrial invertebrates Team member
Antoine de Ramon N'Yeurt Researcher IRD New Caledonia Algae Rhodophyta, Chlorophyta, Phaeophyceae Team member
Andrea Crowther Graduate student University of Kansas Marine invertebrates Team member