The RSB Secretariat is responsible for the day–to–day management of RSB activities.

It ensures the ongoing development of the RSB Standard as well as its promotion and implementation through certification and policy.

The RSB’s main office is located in Geneva, Switzerland, and staff are also working in Brazil, Germany, Russia, Austria and South Africa.

Arianna Baldo

Sector Lead: Aviation

Arianna leads RSB’s work in the aviation sector. At RSB she is coordinating a project in partnership with WWF South Africa and supported by the Boeing Global Engagement Programme that is researching and developing options for Sustainable Aviation Fuels, as […]

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Aurea Nardelli, PhD

Certification Manager and Technical Advisor

Aurea has overall responsibility for RSB’s certification system – providing support and oversight to everyone involved in RSB certification, from assurance and certification bodies to auditors and operators. Alongside this important work she is using her 20 years of experience […]

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Carolina Grassi

Business Development Lead - Latin America // Sector Lead: Ground Transport

Carolina leads RSB’s Business Development work in Latin America, as well as our sector focus on ground transport. A biologist with a Ph.D. in genetics and an MBA in Business Management, Carolina has dedicated her professional career to helping to […]

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Hannah Walker

Marketing & Communications Manager // Sector Lead: Textiles & Fibres

Hannah is responsible for marketing and communications at the RSB; including supporting the activities of our business development team. She also leads our work in the textiles and fibres sector. Prior to the RSB, Hannah was a director at a […]

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Nicola Noponen

Textiles & Fibres // Sector Lead: Chemicals & Polymers

Nicola uses her experience in supply chain sustainability and climate change to develop and implement the technical advisory services of the RSB, as well as leading our work in the chemicals and polymers sector. With over 10 years’ experience in […]

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Simone P. Souza

Project and Business Development Analyst

Simone works on various RSB projects and is a member of our Business Development Team. She is an environmental engineer who holds a PhD in Energy Planning from University of Campinas (UNICAMP), in association with the Biorenewables National Laboratory (LNBr). […]

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Tina Gyane

Finance & Administration Manager

Tina is responsible for the management of RSB’s finances, including budget preparations, financial monitoring and controlling, and accounts payables and receivable. She also manages the RSB’s certification and membership processes and supports the organisation of RSB Events. Additionally, she assist […]

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Yitatek K. Yitbarek

Project Manager - Ethiopia // Sector Lead: Energy

Yitatek K. Yitbarek is RSB’s project manager in Ethiopia where his work focuses on developing a Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) roadmap and managing engagement with key local and regional stakeholders who will play a role in driving the development of […]

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