Rolf leads the work of the RSB Secretariat on behalf of the RSB Board of Directors. He ensures effective strategies, partnerships and finances are in place to fulfil the RSB mission. With an academic background in both natural and social sciences, Rolf has 20 years’ experience with the non-profit sector and global environmental policy. He led a multi-country programme on protected areas for WWF International and represented the organisation at the Convention on Biological Diversity. He also worked for the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) advising the UNESCO World Heritage Committee. He frequently speaks at conferences and workshops about biomaterial sustainability, multi-stakeholder organisations and certification topics.
RSB could not exist without its members.