Korto Reeves Williams (Kenya)
Korto is Head of Women’s Rights in ActionAid International. She has 20 years’ experience across Africa, the Middle East and the Americas and is a member of the African Feminist Forum. She holds a master’s degree in Sustainable Development.
Flip van Helden (Netherlands)
Coordinator of the International Affairs team, at the Department for European and International Affairs of the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy. Specialist in international and EU relations and has experience of working on FLEGT.
Fred Pearce (UK)
Author and journalist who has reported on environment and development issues from 89 countries. His books have been translated into 27 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.
Margareta Nilsson (Sweden)
Margareta is a Senior Advisor on Learning and Knowledge Development at the International Land and Forest Tenure Facility. She is a specialist in rights-based forestry, natural resource management and land governance with over 20 years’ experience in international development cooperation in Latin America, Asia, Africa and the Balkans. She maintains a deep interest in ways of communicating and is a trained artist and printmaker.
Mardi Minangsari (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.
Penny Davies (UK)
Penny has worked for the Climate and Land Use Alliance, the Ford Foundation and the UK Department for International Development. She has lived and worked in diverse geographic locations across Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, and North America. She is passionate about partnering with people, especially in the global South.