Control Union Indonesia, Forest & Estate Management Support (July 2019 – ongoing)
For more information, visit Control Union Indonesia.
Indonesian Auditor Network, Trustee (July 2019 – ongoing)
For more information, visit The Indonesian Auditor Network.
High Conservation Value Resource Network, Quality Panel Member (July 2018 – ongoing)
For more information, visit HCV Resource Network.
Climate Forestry, Associate Compliance Coach for Indonesia and Southeast Asia (September 2016 – June 2019)
For more information, visit Climate Forestry.
David Ogg & Partners, Associate Trainer for Indonesia and Southeast Asia (August 2016 – June 2019)
For more information, visit David Ogg & Partners.
Indonesian Auditor Network, Chair (June 2015 – June 2019)
Supports the establishment of a professional auditor network, and training materials.
Double Helix Tracking Technologies, Director Field Operations, Indonesia (July 2013 – June 2015)
Responsible for day-to-day management of the local (Indonesian) office, leading FM/ COC audits against CertiSource and Timber Legality (SVLK) standards, and coaching clients towards various standards (CAFE Practices, FSC, GAP, SRI, etc).
Gaia Commoditas, General Manager Indonesia (December 2008 – June 2013)
Responsible for day-to-day management of the office, assisting clients on sustainability standards (CAFE Practices, FSC, GAP, GFTN, HCV, SRI, etc.), and marketing.
Global Forestry Services: Country Representative Indonesia (February 2006 – September 2007)
Compliance Coach on management enterprises and chain of custody certification, wood legality verification and step-wise certification.
WWF Global Forest & Trade Network, Indonesia Market Links Coordinator (November 2004 – June 2005)
Advised the Global Forest Trade Network’s Indonesian producer group; liaised with potential members, NGOs and the Ministry of Forestry; Lead on draft standard for Indonesia; established market links to Europe and the United States of America; lead auditor on baseline appraisals for FSC certification and legal verification, coach on certification and High Conservation Value Forests (HCVF) identification.
Indonesian Ecolabelling Institute, Assistant Public Relations (June 2002 – October 2002)
Liaised with (inter)national NGOs, European funding agencies, the Ministry of Forestry and the National Standardisation Body; advised on project acquisition and fundraising; drafted Standard Operating Procedures for project proposals and corporate donations.
Seram Development Corporation, Head Forestry & Certification (Augustus 2001 – May 2002)
Implemented a base forest inventory; prepared the long-and medium-term forest management plans for a concession in the Moluccas and lobbied at the Ministry of Forestry for approval; led a team of up to 12 local experts on sustainable forest management; liaised with local and international organisations regarding sustainable forest management.
Institute for Agro-Technological Research, Regional Representative Southeast Asia (March 1996 – June 2000)
Supervised the Indonesia representative office; liaised with government ministries, research organizations, and industries; coordinated projects of Dutch and Indonesian stakeholders on coconut, potato, oil palm, timber species and cooled ‘value-added’ distribution; prepared briefs on post-harvest technologies and strategies for national research and extension agencies and industries.
Liaised with the UN/ESCAP CGPRT Centre on the project ‘Avenues for Agro-Industrial Development in Southeast Asia’ and compiled commodity reports and country reports for the UN and the Indonesian government. Managed a staff of up to five Indonesians and supervised a multidisciplinary team of international and local experts regularly involved in the projects.
SBW Consultancy & Research, Head Tropical Land Use Department (March 1994 – February 1996)
Liaised with the directors and board; prepared divisional policies; supervised administration and logistics; prepared project proposals; lobbied for funding at Dutch agencies; led projects (Community-based Sustainable Timber Production in the Tropics, Community-Based Ecotourism in Krui, Indonesia).