Meet the board

Our Board supports the work of the General Assembly and the organization as a whole, and is accountable to all members. Board members are elected by the General Assembly.        

Eduardo Rojas Briales


Term of Office: 2021-2024

Eduardo is presently Chairman of the Spanish Board of Foresters and coordinator of the Forest Platform of Spain (Juntos por los Bosques). He was previously Assistant Director-General and Head of the Forestry Department at FAO and Chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests.

Amongst his former duties, he acted as Director of the Catalan Forest Owner Association, as head of the forest policy area of the Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia and as Vice-Dean of the Life Science Faculty of the Polytechnic University of Valencia where he is presently professor in forestry. While at FAO, he was UN Commissioner General for Expo Milan in 2015 and Co-Chair of UNREDD. 

Eduardo holds an MSc in Forestry from the University of Freiburg and PhD from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.

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