Andrés Felipe Ramírez, FSC international
Andrés has been FSC's "mapping person" since 2019. He is part of the Data & Innovations team, where he uses geospatial technologies to contribute to the digital transformation of FSC toward a data-driven organization. He has been providing his expertise using satellite imagery and geographic information systems to monitor and map the Land Cover dynamics of FSC-certified forests and to develop spatially-relevant solutions for different stakeholders involved in the Forest Management certification. Andrés has 10 years of experience with international organizations working on integrating geospatial technologies into their core businesses. He was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and considers himself a bike enthusiast and a frustrated footballer.
Scot McQueen, FSC International
Scot McQueen joined FSC as the Senior Technology Officer in July of 2021. Scot joined FSC from ESRI, where he was the Senior Account Executive responsible for global sales strategy, messaging, and major account development within the Commercial Forestry Sector. He has extensive experience with strategic planning, project management, and relationship building with clients and partners. While at Esri, he worked with over 300 commercial forestry customers and has built strong alliances with partners in industry and technology companies that have timber management solutions. He has always been passionate about environmental causes and feels strongly that certification is a key solution to addressing deforestation and forest degradation.
Date: Monday 10 October
Time: 11:00 - 12:30
Room: Hibiscus & Frangipani