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Michael Jenkins

President & CEO, Forest Trends Association

Skoll Awardee

Biography

Has worked over 30 years in sustainable forestry and development including field work in Paraguay Brazil and Haiti. Held senior positions at MacArthur Foundation, appropriate technology International and the World Bank. Launched Forest Trends in 1999 to build market like approaches to bringing value to ecosystem services and benefits to local communities. Speaks Spanish, Portuguese, French, creole and Guarani.