Tag: 2007-2008


Mariane Bueno de Camargo, Brazil

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During her Fellowship in 2007-2008, Mariane conducted a trade study on Brazilian moulding and millwork.  Since 2011 she has worked for KLABIN S/A in Parana State, Brazil where she is responsible for forest protection, pest and disease monitoring and environmental zoning.  KLABIN S/A is the largest paper company in Brazil.


Namgon Kwag, Korea

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Namgon works for Eagon Ltd., a luxury Korean building products supplier and builder. He has worked for Eagon for 12 years, beginning in the flooring factory and he is now the Team Manger of the Management Support Team, and is responsible for accounting, financing, labor affairs and strategic planning. During his Fellowship in 2008 he searched for products to introduce to the Korean building market, including wood and non-wood products.


Matthew Pope, Australia

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Matthew is an infrastructure forester at Forests New South Wales with responsibilities for road construction and maintenance, and has worked in other operational roles including fire, recreation, weed control and fertilizing. During his Fellowship from 2007-2008 Matthew investigated the use of integrated field data management systems. Matt was sponsored by the Gottstein Trust and the Forest and Wood Products Research and Development Corporation.


Deepak Tamang, Nepal

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Deepak is a senior development specialist with nearly 3 decades of experience working in rural development and environment, including extension, capacity building, planning and monitoring, in Nepal and other countries in South, Central and South-East Asia. He currently heads a non profit organization in Nepal called Search-Nepal. During his Fellowship from 2007-2008, Deepak spent 12 months researching comparative environmental legislation in order to identify good policy case studies that balance population, environment and development.


Nathan Trushell, Australia

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Nathan Trushell finished his WFI International Fellowship Program in 2008. During his six-month Fellowship from 2007-2008, Nathan explored opportunities and potential strategies to promote and brand forest industries. Currently Nathan is the CEO of VicForests, Victoria, Australia and a non-executive Director of Responsible Wood.


Linsen Zhao, China

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Dr. Linsen Zhao is a professor in Landscape Architecture at the Southwest Forestry College in Kunming, Yunnan, China. Linsen’s background is in silviculture, however, he has been working in urban forestry since 2001. During his Fellowship in 2008, Linsen researched social issues related to urban forestry, and was particularly interested in public participation in planning, planting and maintaining urban forests.