Gemma Tillack, Agribusiness Campaign Director, Rainforest Action Network
Gemma Tillack directs Rainforest Action Network’s agribusiness campaign that is addressing one of the main drivers of rainforest destruction and human rights violations in Indonesia: industrial palm oil. Gemma worked for Environment Tasmania and The Wilderness Society during the recent negotiations that lead to the signing of the $274 million Tasmanian Forest Intergovernmental Agreement (TFIGA). This agreement was reached between environment Non-Government Organizations, the forestry industry and unions and aims to support the protection of important natural forests and a transition to a plantation based forestry sector in Tasmania. Gemma has a background in environmental science and community organizing.