Moriz Vohrer


Technical Director Land-Use & Forests, The Gold Standard Foundation

Moriz Vohrer graduated from the École Nationale des Eaux et Forêsts in Nancy (France) with a French-German double Diploma in forest engineering and environmental sciences.

He started his career as project manager of climate forestations in Uganda and Paraguay. Moriz further executed consultancy work for Joanneum Research (Austria), the Worldbank, the Timber-Forest-Trust (Vietnam), the GreenBeltMovement (Kenya) and DPI Forestry Queensland (Australia). With his continuous focus on forest and climate, Moriz is one of few experts that knows the different forest carbon standards on the market like the back of its hand.

Since 2007 Moriz was Chairman of the Technical Board of the CarbonFix Standard. In 2010 he became a member of the FSC advisory board on climate and in 2012 Technical Director for Land Use & Forests at the Gold Standard Foundation.