Khaled Obaideen (Founding Member)

Khaled Obaideen (Founding Member)

Khaled Obaideen is doing a PhD in the area of the sustainability of oil palm. Currently working on developing a smart decision support system to support the sustainability oil palm. He has published few papers in his research area and present his works on many international conferences. In addition, he is currently assistant lecturer at SEGi University, Malaysia. Recently won The best paper award on The International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Green Technology 2018 under the Energy Management and Environmental Policy category.

He currently holds a Master of Environment Management Technology degree from SEGi University, Malaysia and a Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering Kalamoon University, Syria. He is an endorsed RSPO SCC Lead Auditor, and endorsed RSPO Lead Auditor trainer.

Email: khaled[dot]obaideen[at]auditor[dot]id

Yudhi Iskandarsyah (Chair & Founding Member)

Yudhi Iskandarsyah (Chair & Founding Member)

Yudhi Iskandarsyah finished his education in forestry from Bogor Agricultural University, while his master degree in Environmental Management he obtained from the School of Forestry and Environmental Management at Yale University. His early career was with CIFOR as a research assistant at a project on the development of non timber forest products (NTFP) where he explored the environmental, economic, and social aspects of NTFP. Continue reading

Asep S Suntana (Trustee & Founding Member)

Asep S Suntana (Trustee & Founding Member)

Dr Asep S Suntana has been working on forest and agricultural certification issues since 1993 and currently is one of Social Expert Panel Members under the aegis of Lembaga Ekolabel Indonesia (LEI) Forest Certification Schemes (Natural Production Forest, Plantation Forest, and Community-based Forest Management) as well as Social and Environmental assessor under the auspice of Forest Stewardship Council. Asep had experience working with Scientific Certification System (SCS), an Emeryville-based company, on forestry related certification programs in the USA. Continue reading

Hasbillah (Secretary & Founding Member)

Hasbillah (Secretary & Founding Member)

Hasbie Hasbillah has worked for more than 25 years on planning, operational, and environmental including social aspect and policy of natural forest management and plantation and also forest industrial sector for Indonesia and South East Asia tropical forests and agriculture (rubber and palm oil). He conducted extensive fieldwork on the planning, operational, socio-economic and environmental aspect of natural forest and plantation. Continue reading