Gabriel Lui is a Brazilian environmental manager and coordinator of the Land Use and Food Systems portfolio at the Institute for Climate and Society in Rio de Janeiro. Lui is a civil public servant at the Brazilian Ministry of the Environment (on leave), having held director positions in the areas of forest economy, control of deforestation and climate change, sustainable rural development, and payment for ecosystem services. He is also a research associate at the Center for the Analysis of Social-Ecological Landscapes at Indiana University, Bloomington. Lui was lead author of “The Global Assessment Report on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services” for IPBES, released in 2019. He holds a Bachelor of Science in environmental management and a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in applied ecology, all from the University of São Paulo in Brazil.