Christine Korol, International consultant
Christine has been involved in the field of forest certification for the past 10 years, working closely with companies, NGOs, communities and auditors in evaluating and implementing FSC’s Forest Management (FM) and Chain-of-Custody (CoC) certification requirements. For over 7 years, Christine worked with Rainforest Alliance’s RA-Cert division, eventually overseeing the Canadian portfolio of Rainforest Alliance’s certification services. Christine has years of experience auditing to forest management and CoC standards across Canada, and also in Indonesia and Taiwan. Since 2016, Christine has been an auditor on four Ontario Independent Forest Audits. As a trainer, she has led Forest Management Lead Auditor Training courses in Canada and Taiwan. Most recently, Christine has been involved in the development of the new FSC Canada National Forest Management Standard, and the FSC Canada Controlled Wood Risk Assessment. She also supports companies directly with their forest management and CoC systems, and developing their sustainable sourcing policies.
Christine is a provisional member of the Ontario Professional Foresters Association, has a Masters degree in Forest Conservation, and a Bachelors degree in Ecology. She is based out of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.