Harnarinder Singh, CEO, Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council
Implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil Certification Scheme
Harnarinder Singh is the CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC). He possesses vast experience in developing auditable sustainability standards and certification systems, having served for more than 15 years with the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) which operates the forest management certification scheme for natural forests and forest plantations. Prior to this, he served with the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia for 20 years in various fields, including forest plantations, management, planning, inventory and silviculture. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Forestry and a Masters of Philosophy in Forest Economics from the University of Wales, UK.