About the speaker
Dr. Hwan-ok Ma is Senior Project Manager, International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), an intergovernmental organization based in Yokohama, Japan, promoting sustainable forest management (SFM) in the tropics. He has followed the capacity building of SFM, forest-based climate change mitigation and adaptation and biodiversity conservation in production forests in tropical countries. He is currently Adjunct Professor at AIT. After studying forestry at Agriculture College, Korea University, he received an MS in forest product marketing and PhD in forest resource economics from the University of Washington, Seattle, USA.