Francesco Martone

Policy Advisor, Responsible Finance Programme, Forest Peoples’ Program

Francesco Martone, is policy advisor for Forest Peoples Programme.  He has been working on REDD+ and UNFCCC negotiations for the last six years in support of the Indigenous Peoples’ Forum on Climate Change.  He is now increasingly engaged with EU-based NGOs to work on European Union action on deforestation. A former senator in Italy, he has engaged in campaigns and international negotiations and processes on human rights, environment, development, peace for the last 25 years. He is a founding member of Greenpeace Italy, Board member of Green Cross Italia and juror of the Permanent Peoples’ Tribunal.