Tony Sebastian

Chairperson, Forest Stewardship Council International Board of Directors

zoomTony SebastianTony SebastianTony Sebastian has been involved with the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) for 16 years, and since November 2014 he has served as the chairperson of its International Board – the first Asian person to fill this role.

Born in Sarawak, Malaysia, Mr. Sebastian lives in Kuching, the capital of Sarawak. A wildlife ecologist by training and a conservation-planning specialist by profession, he now provides consultancy services in many aspects of development and planning across Asia and the Middle East. He specializes in the fields of conservation, agriculture & wetlands, forestry, policy and international conventions.

Mr Sebastian is committed to strengthening FSC’s presence in Asia. He has over 20 years of experience working with governments and non-governmental organizations across 17 Asian countries – including more than 16 years with FSC in Malaysia.

Participating in:

  • Welcome and highlights of FSC’s Global Strategy, Thursday, 03.09.2015, 09:00 – 09:30
  • Markets and challenges for tropical forest products, Thursday, 03.09.2015, 14:00 - 15:30

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