Rupert Oliver, Senior Associate

Rupert developed and now leads the GTF Sustainable Timber Information Exchange (STIX) initiative, overseeing its day-to-day management. STIX is a unique open access service that provides and analyses trade flow data.

Rupert has been an independent consultant founding Forest Industries Intelligence more than 20 years ago. He is world renowned and specialises in analysis of trade flows, consumption patterns and impacts of policy instruments to promote legal and sustainable forestry practices. He has been a long-term consultant to many high profile clients including American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) and International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO). He is the technical Lead Consultant to the EU’s FLEGT Independent Market Monitoring (IMM) Project.