Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Rezal is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of PT Rimba Makmur Utama. Before joining PT RMU, he was involved in the Katingan Project as co-founder of Starling Resources where he lead the development of the project activities since 2008. He has more than 15 years of experience in natural resource management, community-based planning, forest conservation and sustainable forest management. Rezal is also actively involved in the international REDD+ initiatives serving as an advisory board member to the Climate and Land Use Alliance (CLUA) from 2010 until present, a member of the REDD+ Social Environmental Standards (REDD+ SES) international standards committee from 2009 to 2013, and a member of Advisory Committee VCS Jurisdictional and Nested REDD Initiative in 2012. Rezal holds a master's degree in urban and regional planning from the University of Hawaii and a bachelor's in City and Regional Planning from Cornell University.