Smita Jairam Viswanath
Senior Project Manager
Smita holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering, specialising in Water Resources, from the University of Melbourne. She is experienced in working with oil palm growers, from smallholders to independent mills and estates, focusing on environmentally sustainable practices with oil palm growers. She previously worked in a Malaysian social enterprise executing activities such as conducting gap assessments to standards such as RSPO, MSPO and ISCC, supporting SEIA-HCV assessments and running management workshops on the with growers. She currently works in responsible sourcing projects mainly in oil palm, as well as supporting agricultural commodities. Her scope of work includes development of tools, supply chain engagement, assessments and workshops.
She is based in Kuala Lumpur and speaks English, Bahasa Malaysia and Tamil.