Dr Markku Simula, Chairman of Dasos Investment Committee, presents an important review of forest certification.
Dr. Markku Simula is an international specialist in the economics of forestry and forest industries, policy analysis, sectoral and investment planning, and environmental management in the forestry sector. He has more than 40 years of experience on international consulting and research work for international organizations, multilateral development banks, government and research agencies, as well as the private sector. Dr. Simula served as the Chief Executive Officer of the consultancy company Indufor Oy in 1980-2003 and since then as the CEO of Ardot Oy. He has worked as Adjunct Professor of Forest Economics in the University of Helsinki since 1985. He is a member of the French Academy of Agriculture and the Mexican Academy of Forestry.