Toby Gardner is a Senior Research Fellow at the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) where he co-leads SEI´s Initiative on Producer to Consumer Sustainability and the newly launched Transparency for Sustainable Economies platform called Trase. Toby has 15 years’ experience working on land-use sustainability across the tropics. He has worked extensively in the Brazilian Amazon and co-founded the Sustainable Amazon Network in 2009. He is actively involved in a range of international science-policy fora on biodiversity and environmental governance, including REDD+. He holds a PhD from the University of East Anglia in tropical ecology and has published extensively in the fields of conservation and sustainability science.