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Arianna Baldo

Southern Africa Regional Representative

Arianna leads and coordinates the uptake of the RSB standard in Southern Africa and ensures the effective implementation of RSB field projects and stakeholder engagement activities. She is currently coordinating a three-year project in partnership with WWF South Africa and supported by the Boeing Corporate Citizenship Programme. The project is reviewing the development of aviation biofuels in Sub-Saharan Africa, linking smallholders to markets through RSB certification and supporting the adaption of RSB indicators in Southern Africa. Prior to the RSB, Arianna served as Executive Director for Fairtrade Label South Africa. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in Business Public Relations in Italy, and then moved between Germany, South Africa and India to earn her Master of Arts in Global Studies and to cement her understanding of the global economy and its effect on agriculture, trade, politics and society.

Email: arianna.baldo@rsb.org
Phone: +27 79 91 92 997 (South Africa)

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Kevin Fingerman

Humboldt State University (USA)

Dr. Kevin Fingerman is an Assistant Professor in the department of Environmental Science and Management at Humboldt State University.

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Frederic Eychenne

Manager of the Airbus Sustainable Aviation Engagement Programme (France)

Frederic Eychenne has been Airbus Sustainable Aviation Engagement Programme Manager since May 2011 within the Environmental Affairs department.

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Jayant Sarnaik

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) (India)

Jayant Sarnaik, based in Pune, Maharashtra, India is founder member and joint director of the Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF), a conservation NGO.

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Laxman Neupane

Centre for Empowerment and Development (Nepal)

Laxman Neupane, is the Manager for the Centre for Empowerment and Development (CED) Nepal based in Bhaisepati, Lalitpur, Nepal. He joined CED Nepal in 2013 working for the Governance, Human Development and Sustainability Program, and promotes sustainable smallholder biofuels in Nepal.

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Meshack Odera Muga

Kenya Forestry Research Institute - KEFRI (Kenya)

Meshack has been employed by KEFRI since 1990 and is now a Principal Research Officer charged with problem analysis, project development and management, science writing, formulation of policy briefs, information dissemination, monitoring and evaluation, training, partnerships and networking.

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Helena Chum

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (USA)

Dr. Helena Li Chum is a Research Fellow at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, one of ten in this group.

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The RSB offers trusted, credible tools and solutions for sustainability and biomaterials certification that mitigate business risk, fuels the bioeconomy and contributes to the UN Sustainable Development Goals that enables restoration of ecosystems and the promotion of food security.

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