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Form international is a Dutch forestry consultancy, established in 1993. Form international is ISO 9001 certified. The firm is specialized in consultancy services for the practical implementation of forestry and forest industry projects, including the provision of professional training.

Form international has a wide range of experience in the preparation, implementation and co-ordination of projects in the fields of:

  • Forest certification
  • Forestry investments
  • Sustainable forest management
  • Forest industry
  • Agroforestry
  • Social forestry
  • Reforestation

The firm’s clientele is from both the private and public sector.

Form international has conducted more than twenty conformity assessments for the PEFC Council since 2000 and of which seven were initial assessments. Form international has advised PEFC Netherlands in developing their PEFC standards and conducted the PEFC pilot test in the Netherlands. The company has assisted numerous companies achieving PEFC/FSC CoC certification.

A permanent staff of highly qualified specialists with worldwide experience including PEFC, FSC and ISO 9001 lead auditors carry out the assessments.


Paul Hol BSc – Managing Director & Senior Forestry Expert

Christine Naaijen MSc – Forestry Consultant

Andries Polinder - Forestry Expert

Rik Sools MSc – Senior Forestry Expert

Tieme Wanders MSc – Project Director & Senior Forestry Expert

Rutger de Wolf MSc – Senior Forestry Expert


Form international

The Netherlands

Rik Sools
+31 (0)3 844 48990

PEFC Certified

Forests area: 309 million ha
Forest owners: > 750,000
Companies (CoC): > 20,000

(as of December 2018)

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