Board and Fellows

The Board

Board of Trustees

Doris Capistrano

Senior Advisor, ASEAN - Swiss Partnership on Social Forestry and Climate Change (ASFCC), Indonesia

Nur Masripatin

Senior Advisor to the Minister, Minister of Environment and Forestry on Climate Change and International Conventions

Apsara Chapagain

Chairperson, National Executive Committee, Community-based Forestry Supporter's Network, Nepal

Carsten Stoehr

Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer Greater China and Head of Financing Asia Pacific, Credit Suisse, Hong Kong

Chen Xiaoqian

Associate Professor, School of Economics and Management, Beijing Forestry University, China

David Brand

Chief Executive Officer, New Forests Asset Management Pty Limited, Australia

Ing Ir. Hadi Daryanto, DEA

Director General of Social Forestry and Environmental Partnership, Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Indonesia

Ivar Thorkild Jørgensen

Policy Director, Department for Climate, Energy, Environment and Research, Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation, Norway

Jeffrey Young Campbell

Former Manager, The Forest and Farm Facility (FFF), FAO, Italy

Katherine Warner

Adjunct Associate Professor, Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast, Australia

Nguyen Ba Ngai

Vice Chairman, Vietnam Forest Owner's Association (VIFORA), Viet Nam

Grace Wong

Senior Researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University, Sweden

Kun Zhang

Senior Researcher, Deputy Director of Monitoring Division, China National Forestry-Grassland Economics & Development Research Centre, National Forestry and Grassland Administration, China

Chea Sam Ang

Undersecretary of State, Director of Cambodia Forest Carbon Partnership Facility, REDD, Ministry of Environment, Cambodia

David Ganz

Executive Director, RECOFTC (Board of Trustees non-voting member)



  1. Somsak Sukwong

  2. Donald Gilmour

  3. Bharat Pokharel

  4. Yam Malla

  5. Ueli Lutz

  6. Patrick Durst