Jukka Jokilehto (ICCROM) – Jukka Jokilehto was born in 1938 in Helsinki (Finland), where he graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Polytechnic University of Helsinki, in 1966. In 1986 he was awarded with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil.) in the IoAAS (Institute of Advanced Architectural Studies) at the University of York. At ICCROM (International Centre for the Preservation and Restoration of the Cultural Property, created by UNESCO) from 1972, he took part in a number of courses on the conservation and restoration of built heritage, and on planning, management and urban conservation. He was Assistant to the Director General of ICCROM, and part of the World Heritage Committee, being also former president of ICOMOS International Training Committee. He has been involved in international missions on cultural heritage and as advisor in the development of conservation and management plans in many parts of the World.
Raimundo Mendes da Silva (ICOMOS Portugal) – José António Raimundo Mendes da Silva was born in 1960 in Coimbra (Portugal). In 1983 he graduated in Civil Engineering in the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the University of Coimbra, became Master in Building Construction at the University of Oporto in 1990, and PhD. in Civil Engineering from the University of Coimbra in 1999. Associate professor and coordinator of the Master course of Rehabilitation of Buildings in the Department of Civil Engineering – University of Coimbra, he was pro-rector of the University of Coimbra from 2002 to 2011. He was a member of the working group which created the World Heritage of Portuguese Origin (WHPO) network, and curator of the nomination for World Heritage of the University of Coimbra. He is presently a member of the CIB (International Council for Research and Innovation in Building Construction), and president of the advisory council of ICOMOS Portugal.
Siegfried Enders (ICOMOS Shared Built Heritage) – Siegfried Enders was born in 1945 in Alsfeld (Germany), and he graduated in 1972 in Architecture and Town Planning at the Technical University Darmstadt. From 1972 to 1976, he made post graduate studies at the Architectural Department of Kyoto University (Japan). In 1978 he finished his Ph.D. in Architecture at the Technical University of Darmstadt. Between 1979 and 2010 he was Conservation Officer at the State Conservation Office in Wiesbaden. Since 2009 he is President of the ICOMOS Shared Built Heritage. He performed several tours dedicated to comparative studies on architecture history and culture, gave lectures in a number of universities around the World, and has been involved in international missions on cultural heritage and as advisor in the development of conservation and management plans in several countries.