Mr.Harnarinder Singh,CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)
Harnarinder Singh is the CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC), a recently established independent organisation responsible for the development and implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) Certification Scheme in Peninsular Malaysia, Sabah and Sarawak. He possesses vast experience in developing auditable sustainability standards and certification systems, having served for more than 15 years with the Malaysian Timber Certification Council (MTCC) which operates the forest management certification scheme for natural forests and forest plantations.
Prior to this, Harnarinder served with the Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia for 20 years in various fields, including forest plantations, management, planning, inventory and silviculture. He holds a BSc in Forestry and an MPhil in Forest Economics from University of Wales, UK.