Robert Nasi

Director General
Center for International Forestry Research

He graduated as a forest engineer from the French National Forestry School and achieved a Ph.D. in the field of ecology from the University of Paris Sud – Orsay. He has lived and travelled extensively throughout Africa, Asia and the Pacific, undertaking research activities in the fields of ecology and management of tropical forests. Since he joined the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) he has held several research and management positions in the organization (principal scientist, biodiversity program leader, program director). He previously served as CIFOR’s deputy director general for research.