Sicco Stortelder – Senior (agro) forestry expert
“A proven business case to protect and restore forests & ecosystems, can unlock the enormous amount of capital in the world seeking return, towards this sector, and this can be the game changer we need for forests & climate.”
With over 10 years of international forestry experience in Europe, Latin America and Africa, Sicco contributes with extensive knowledge in the area of (agro) forestry businesses, carbon, value chain development, investment & risk analysis and developing impactful business models. His educational background is ample, with a BSc in Computer Science and an MSc in Forestry, as well as his work experience. He worked and lived for 10 years in Latin America (Bolivia, Argentina & Ecuador), has been working for the Dutch National government, in operational and consulting roles the forestry and agric private sector, and within development projects and international cooperation in community forestry projects. His core interest is in developing business models that ensure landscape integrity and restoration, reduction of deforestation & creating social impact.