Panel Discussion – Tackling deforestation in food production
Paula den Hartog is palm lead at Rainforest Alliance, responsible for the organization’s global palm oil strategy. Throughout her career she has focused on the interface of nature and society, addressing sustainability issues in various sectors. Paula started working for UTZ in 2015, which merged with the Rainforest Alliance in 2018. She leverages her experience in working across cultures and in international environments and her passionate pursuit of a world in which nature and people thrive in harmony, to contribute to the transformation of the palm oil industry. Paula holds a PhD in Biology from Leiden University in The Netherlands.