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Amparo Arellano

Standards & Certification Director

Amparo Arellano is RSB’s Standards & Certifications Director, where she leads the Sustainability Foundations team. She is responsible for the development and strengthening of the RSB sustainability certification framework, ensuring that RSB provides stakeholders with a robust and credible certification framework that drives tangible positive impacts across various industries.

Amparo is passionate about sustainability and has over ten years of experience in sustainable certification and standard setting. Previously, she worked at the Forest Stewardship Council, where she focused on quality assurance, stakeholder engagement, and communication. She then joined the Sustainable Resources Verification Scheme, where she was involved in developing the certification system – from the development of the technical guidelines to stakeholder engagement.

In her free time, she loves travelling, skating, dancing, boxing and hiking – most recently climbing Mount Kilimanjaro!

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