The Timber Procurement Assessment Committee (TPAC) consists of four independent members. TPAC is composed in such a way that knowledge of the three P’s of sustainability, people, planet and profit, is present within the Committee.
(From left to right)
- Ernst-Paul Zambon MSc, Director and senior consultant of Sustainable Forest Services (planet)
- Erik Lammerts van Bueren MSc, director of ISAFOR consultancy (forest certification)
- Gustaaf Borchardt LLM, Independent adviser EU law and governance, former Director DG Environment Water, Chemicals and Marine (chair)
- Prof. Gerard Persoon PhD, former IIAS Professor Environment and Development and Scientific Director at the Institute of Cultural Anthropology and Development Sociology at Leiden University (people)