Elisa Peter (US)
Executive Director of Publish What You Pay, a coalition of more than 700 civil society organisations promoting transparency and accountability in the extractive industry. Specialist in forest politics and UN institutions.
Fred Pearce (UK)
Author and journalist who has reported on environment and development issues from 67 countries. His books have been translated into 16 languages and won a number of prizes. Specialist in communications and environment, science, and development issues.
Jacques Lauruol (UK)
Fern's treasurer and a specialist in NGO finance and financial training.
Flip van Helden (Netherlands)
David Kaimowitz (Nicaragua)
Director Natural Resources and Climate Change, Ford Foundation. Specialist in forest politics and economics and community rights.
Ramy Bulan (Malaysia)
Director of the Centre for Malaysia Indigenous Studies & Professor of Law at the University of Malaya. Specialist in law and indigenous issues.
Minangsari Mardi (Indonesia)
Has over 20 years’ experience in illegal logging and forest governance issues. She coordinated Indonesian civil society groups working in FLEGT issues and has been actively involved in developing and improving Indonesian Timber Legality Assurance System (TLAS). She is the former national coordinator of Indonesia’s forestry monitor network. Since 2016, she has been actively involved in the initiative to reform Indonesia’s palm oil sector.