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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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Members

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Board of Directors

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The Assembly of Delegates

The RSB Assembly of Delegates (AoD) is the highest decision-making body of the RSB.

RSB Secretariat

Khoo Hock Aun

Cosmos Biofuel Group (Malaysia) - Chair - Chamber 1 - Growers and Producers

Khoo Hock Aun leads the Cosmo Biofuels Group which is actively engaged in establishing jatropha curcas plantations, biodiesel downstream processing and trading activities in the Asia Pacific region.

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Thomas Rötger

International Air Transport Association (IATA) (Switzerland) - Chair - Chamber 2 - End Users, Blenders and Investors

Thomas Rötger joined IATA in 2008 as Assistant Director Environment Technology.

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Arturo Barrit

Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP) (Philippines) -Chair Chamber 3 - Social

Arturo R. Barrit, is chief of the Environmental Protection and Safety Office of the Associated Labor Unions-Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (ALU-TUCP).

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Jayant Sarnaik

Applied Environmental Research Foundation (AERF) (India) - Chair - Chamber 4 - Environmental

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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Andrew Pozniak

Green Aviation International Association (UK) - Chair - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

Andrew Pozniak is a director of Green Aviation International Association, a small nonprofit UK-based organisation founded in 2008.

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Kevin Fingerman

Humboldt State University (USA) - Chamber 5 - UN, Governments and Research

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

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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