Yana is part of the responsible sourcing team with strong focus on palm oil projects. She is mainly engaged with direct client work, as well as collaborative sector-wide initiatives and monitoring tools’ coordination and development. Supporting labour workstreams within Proforest.
She holds an MA in Sustainable Development with Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh and MSc Agris Mundus (University of Copenhagen and University College Cork) in Food chains and sustainable development in agriculture. For her master thesis she worked with smallholders in Sabah, Malaysia. Yana is originally from Bulgaria. Speaking English, Bulgarian and basic Spanish.