Melissa Othman

Senior Governance Expert - EU FLEGT Facility

Main Responsibilities:

Work on Voluntary Partnership Agreements as part of the EU FLEGT Action plan in cooperation with the European Commission’s DG Development section, with particular emphasis on legality standard development.

Personal Background:

  • Master of International Affairs: School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University, New York, NY 
  • Specialised in Environmental policies
  • Work experience has focused on community forestry, government forestry and conservation policies, and technical assistance programs related to forestry, conservation, tourism development and land use planning in Africa, Middle East, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.


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