Paolo Cerutti

Senior Scientist and Interim Hub Leader - Nairobi
English, French, Italian

Paolo is a forester working on the sustainable management of tropical production forests, forest certification, timber and wood energy value chains, and the timber trade. Now based in Nairobi, Kenya, he worked with CIFOR in Yaoundé, Cameroon, from 2004 to 2012. Paolo holds a PhD in environmental governance from the Crawford School of Economics and Government at the Australian National University, and a master’s degree in remote sensing and natural resources evaluation from the Agronomic Institute for Overseas Countries (IAO)/Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Florence, Italy. Prior to joining CIFOR as a junior professional officer of the United Nations in 2004, Paolo was a visiting scientist at the United States Geological Survey, and an assistant forest expert to the coordinator of the Albanian National Forest Inventory.

Forester and GIS Specialist