Senior Project Manager
Michael has an interdisciplinary background in ecology and sustainable development, with a focus on tropical forest conservation and sustainable management. At Proforest, he supports downstream and mid-stream brands to design and implement sustainable sourcing and responsible production programmes for agricultural commodities such as palm oil and sugarcane. Some of the key workstreams he is involved in range from reviewing grievance mechanisms to identifying environmental and social risks both at a supply chain and landscape level. Michael also worked for the United Nations REDD+ Programme in Indonesia where he conducted research on the overall impacts of forest-risk commodities on peatlands.