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Melissa Baird

Marketing and Communications Manager

Melissa Baird leads all marketing and communication activities including the relaunch of the RSB brand, public and media relations, development of the RSB website and social media presence as well as events, newsletters and other RSB collateral. She is a multi-faceted marketing and sustainability communications strategist, workshop facilitator, public speaker and talented wordsmith, whose career has spanned traditional advertising, digital marketing and book and magazine publishing. She has worked with global NGO’s, local government and major brands alike, is the founding editor and publisher of Life in Balance and was the editor of Green Home magazine and The Green Economy Journal. Along with her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree she holds a Marketing Management Diploma (cum laude), an Editorial Diploma (cum laude) from the London School of Publishing and various professional certificates for sustainability courses.

Email: melissa.baird@rsb.org 
Phone: +27 72 1047536 (South Africa)

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The Assembly of Delegates

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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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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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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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About Us

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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International Environment House 2
7-9 Chemin de Balexert
CH-1219 | Chatelaine (Geneva) | Switzerland

+41 22 534 97 33

info@rsb.org