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Verification Services Manager
SmartWood Program of the Rainforest Alliance
Address: Jl. Ciung Wanara No. 1X, Renon, Denpasar, Bali 80225, Indonesia
Tel: +62 361 224 356
Fax: +62 361 235 875
Email Christian Sloth here
Currently Christian Sloth is managing the Rainforest Alliance legality verification programme that includes the SmartWood standards for Verifying Legal Origin and Verifying Legal Compliance.
He is closely engaged in the development of legality verification standards and systems and has worldwide experience in implementing and auditing legality systems. He has worked for the Rainforest Alliance since April 2006 and has filled the role as regional operations coordinator in Asia Pacific until 2008. During that time Christian managed the regional FSC certification services as well as other verification and monitoring services such as forest carbon project verification against voluntary standards such as VCS and CCBA standard as well as experience with IPCC methodologies for AFOLU.
Past employment includes Forestry Expert with FAO in Vietnam and Research Program Manager for the Cambodia Development Resource Institute.
Christian holds a master degree from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark in Land-Use in Developing Countries, as well as a master degree in agroforestry from the University of Wales, UK.