Our goal is to make businesses and the world a greener place. To make this happen, we come together from all over the globe with a range of different backgrounds, skills and perspectives to join our forces.  Our personal commitment to this mission further motivates our professional engagement and unites our team.

Each one of us is driven by the same ambitious purpose – To make a difference.

The FORLIANCE team is supported by a highly specialized expert network.

Leadership Team

Andreas Schnall

Managing Director
For 10 years Andreas is consulting, managing and supervising the development and implementation of forestry and agroforestry projects worldwide.

Dirk Walterspacher

Managing Director
Dirk has more than 15 years of experience in the field of forest and agroforest project development, implementation and management.

German Rodriguez

Senior Director Nature-Based Solutions
German has more than 15 years of experience in project management, corporate strategy, clustering processes and financing of land use projects worldwide.

Julian Ekelhof

Senior Director Climate Solutions
Julian has nearly 10 years of experience in corporate carbon strategies and sustainability solutions to support businesses in becoming carbon neutral and implement sustainable supply chains.

Climate Solutions

Alejandro Mohs

Manager Climate Strategy
Alejandro is an agronomic engineer and holds a M.Sc. in management of sustainable agricultural production. In his work, he focusses on corporate carbon management services, mainly carbon accounting.

Andrea Vera

Director Natural Climate Solutions
Andrea is a forestry expert specialized in social development, land use planning and management of natural resources. She is responsible for the design and execution of carbon projects from the agriculture, forestry and land use sector worldwide.

Arine van Walré de Bordes

Regional Manager the Netherlands
Arine represents FORLIANCE in the Netherlands. She brings our expertise in nature-based project development to the Netherlands and supports companies in moving towards climate neutrality.

Julia Haack

Manager Climate Strategy
Julia has a Master's degree in Sustainability Management and is responsible for our Carbon Management Services. She advises organizations regarding the calculation of footprints and the development of climate strategies.

Kars Meijboom

Manager Climate Strategy
Kars holds a Master's degree in Forest and Nature Conservation and is responsible for our carbon management services, including carbon footprinting and the development of climate protection strategies.

Astrid Manciu

Executive Operations Manager
Astrid holds a Master's degree in Sustainable Resource Management and is responsible for our After-Sales Services and Customer Management.
Martin Hugenell, Team member at FORLIANCE, Partnerships Development Manager

Martin Hugenell

Manager Partnerships Development
Martin is supporting companies in France and in the UK on their climate action journey. He develops partnerships with stakeholders from the Voluntary Carbon Market.

Luis Ruiz

Manager Improved Forest Management
Develops carbon projects that enhance the increase of carbon stocks in managed forests through IFM (improved forest management) activities.

Federico Priesemuth

Senior Manager Climate Strategy
Applying his international corporate experience and extensive background in sustainability issues, Federico advises companies on how to develop their climate strategies and how to achieve their climate goals.

Michael Sahm

Director Climate Strategy
With more than 10 years of experience Michael leads the market intelligence and business development at FORLIANCE and manages several corporate clients.

Nataly Cubillos

Consultant Natural Climate Solutions
Nataly is responsible for the continuous conceptual development of biochar related activities and for supporting the international biochar project development.

Patrick Fortyr

Senior Manager Climate Strategy
Patrick is responsible for our advisory services, including carbon footprinting and certifications, as well as customer service and technical research.

Bastian Strotmann

Manager Natural Climate Solutions
Bastian is responsible for project coordination, partnership development, stakeholder communication and the certification of forest projects. He is the contact person for our Re-Spire projects.
Anna Peters, Team member

Anna Peters

Manager Partnerships Climate Solutions
As a sustainability scientist and business economist with more than 6 years of work experience, Anna is responsible for managing FORLIANCE's existing corporate partnerships as well as the product management of FORLIANCE’s joint-venture for carbon projects in Germany „Re-Spire“.

María Luisa Vásquez

Stakeholder Engagement & Environmental Manager
Analyzes conditions for carbon projects. Supports the development of project design documents, project implementation, monitoring plans and reports, and carbon certification cycles.

Quirin Luppa

Manager Climate Strategy
Quirin holds a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Management & Development. His responsibilities include calculating corporate carbon footprints and advising our clients on developing their climate strategy.

Hanna Große

Manager Natural Climate Solutions
Hanna is a Geographer with a Master’s degree in Natural Resources Management and Development and is specialized on sustainable land management. She is responsible for the development of nature-based climate protection projects.

Rizza Karen Veridiano

Senior Manager Natural Climate Solutions
Karen holds a Master’s degree in Environmental Science and is responsible for the development of methodologies and certification processes of carbon projects in the forestry and blue carbon sectors (e.g. mangrove).

Nature-based Solutions

Antonio Calle

Director Earth Observations
Antonio is a forestry engineer and expert in GIS and Remote sensing with more than 10 years of worldwide experience. He is responsible for the earth observation services and geo digital solutions.

Konrad Hentze

Senior Manager Earth Observations
Konrad Hentze has worked in land use management and mapping. His international record includes the work in East and Southern Africa, South East Asia and the Carribean.

Daniel Prieto

Consultant Earth Observations
Daniel is geographical and environmental engineer; he is an expert in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and remote sensing. He has been involved in forest management and monitoring projects in Latin America, Europe and Africa.
Einav Grinberg, GIS Devoloper at FORLIANCE

Einav Grinberg

GIS Developer
Einav leads the development and implementation of FORLIANCE’s geo-digital services. Her key focus is enhancing our web and mobile application, the Monitoring and Communication Platform, and optimizing other technologies to collect and monitor forestry data.

International Central Operations

Daniel Paez Martín

Senior Manager Finance
Daniel is responsible for corporate finance management, including financial planning, financial risk, accounting and financial control.

Johanna Zeller

Executive Operations Manager
Johanna is responsible for business development and innovation. Among her core responsibilities are the development and execution of due diligence, business plans, project management, controlling and evaluation.

Kathleen van Geete

Digital Change Manager
Kathleen is dedicated to digitizing, streamlining and securing FORLIANCE's processes.
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Julia Chodkowska

Manager Marketing
Julia is responsible for developing and implementing all-encompassing marketing strategies. She identifies trends and focuses on enhancing brand awareness.

Tam Tran

Manager Finance & Controlling
Tam is responsible for financial assessment, market research and project controlling.

Uschi Dellian

Manager HR & Office
Uschi provides core services to the team including communications, database and project management. She has extensive experience in planning and executing diverse business-critical programmes worldwide.