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CSFEP: Steering Committee; Co-Founder

CSFEP: Steering Committee; Co-Founder

Jamie Lawrence

CSFEP: Steering Committee; Co-Founder

Xilva: Co-Founder

Jamie Micah Lawrence has played a key role in the instigation of the original vision, was catalytic in the ideation, approach and tools as well as instrumental in the establishment of the CSFEP and its ongoing success.

Jamie is also co-founder and forest strategy lead at, a data-driven project assessment infrastructure which enables corporates and impact investors to due diligence and decide on the right nature-based solution project. He is also an advisor to the Climate-Smart Forest Economy Program and a senior forest solutions expert and entrepreneur. He has worked with organizations such as Rainforest Alliance, Kingfisher Group, FSC Int, Rewilding Europe, The Nature Conservancy, Brainforest Assoc., Good Energies Foundation, Greenpeace Sp., The Forest Trust, WeForest, Efeca, Genea Consultores, L’Office National des Forêts I (ONFI), and WWF MedPO.

He served as an elected board member at FSC International during his time as in-house counsel to Kingfisher Plc for sustainable forests and timber, where he was tasked with helping to keep the group on target for their sustainable timber commitments and assisting with external enabling conditions for 11 years. Prior to that, he worked as an FSC lead auditor and Forestry Division Manager at the Rainforest Alliance. There, he helped initiate and participated in standard development processes for best-practice forestry in Spain, Portugal, Montenegro, Cameroon, Mexico, and Honduras.

He is passionate about the regenerative economy, forest landscape restoration, sustainable management of natural capital, and collaborative advantage.

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