Mr Luoma holds a master’s degree in forest ecology and management from the University of Helsinki (2018), with focus on tropical resources. Additionally, he has completed minor studies in business economics of forestry, and studies in economics and administration in UNAM, Mexico. His key knowledge areas include natural resources assessment, certification, biomass sourcing, forest plantations, ecosystem services, GIS, carbon and natural capital assessment and modelling. He has experience working in both public and private sector, and field experience from working in various regions of the world. At Indufor, he has worked in biomass sourcing, due diligence and market studies covering a wide range of geographies and biomass assortments. He is fluent in Finnish and English, competent in Spanish, and has basic skills in Portuguese and Swedish.