Director, European Forest Institute
Marc Palahí is a leading expert on forests and global change, with a new vision of the transformational role forests can play in fighting climate change and developing a circular bioeconomy.
He has been Director of the European Forest Institute since 2015, driving its development as a pan-European science-policy platform, and working to connect knowledge to action at the interface of science, policy and business. Marc has a PhD in forestry and economics, and is an Honorary Member of the Italian Academy of Forest Sciences. His work, which has been featured in Nature and other high-level scientific journals, focuses on the creation of a sustainable circular bioeconomy, and how it provides an urgently needed strategy to connect ecology and economy, nature and technology.