Linda Walker

Linda Walker

Biography

As manager of WWF's Global Forest & Trade Network - North America program, Linda works with North American companies that are committed to more responsible sourcing of forest products. Linda has also worked as a Forest Stewardship Council auditor with Rainforest Alliance's SmartWood program, and with The Nature Conservancy managing land stewardship and conservation real estate projects. Linda holds a Masters of Forestry degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where she focused on forest certification and the, Indonesian pulp and paper sector. She holds a B.A. in Geography from Bucknell University. Linda's interest is in business-conservation partnerships, sustainable forestry, orangutan conservation, and threats of forest conversion from oil palm and pulp plantation development.

Fellow at a Glance

Fellowship Year:
2005
Academic Background:
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Masters of Forestry
Current Position:
Director, Responsible Forestry and Trade
World Wildlife Fund
Expertise:
Business & Finance
Land, Open Space, Smart Growth
Natural Resource Management
Currently Working On:
Engaging with companies on responsible wood and paper sourcing; FSC certification
Address:
World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC 20037
Phone:
(202) 495-4693

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