XV World Forestry Congress


Eduardo Rojas Briales

Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) International



MSc. In Forestry at the University of Freiburg (1985), PhD in Forestry at Polytechnical University of Madrid (1996). Forest inventory and management at Deutsche Forstservice GmbH (1988-90), Director of the Catalan Forest Owner's Association and Spanish representative at the CEPF (1992-1998), Associated Professor at the University of Lleida (1994-2000), Leader of the forest policy group at CTFC (1996-99), Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of EFI (1998-2002), Forest consultant SILVAMED S.L. (1999-2003), Professor at the Polytechnical University of Valencia/UPV (2003-2010, 2016-), Vice-dean at the Life Sciences Faculty/UPV (2004-10), Assistant Director-General and Head of the Forestry Department at FAO (2010-15), Chair of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (2010-15), Co-chair of UNREDD (2014), UN Commissioner-General for Expo Milano 2015 (2013-2015), Chair of the Spanish MSc Forestry Board (2016-), Coordinator of the Spanish Forestry Platform (Juntos por los Bosques 2016-2022), Member of the PEFC International Board (2016-2021) and Chair (2021-), Member of the Board of Pau Costa Foundation (2022-).