Rob McWilliam

Director, Technical Services, Earthworm Foundation

As the Director of Technical Services at Earthworm Foundation, Rob McWilliam is responsible for delivering various programmes that support companies achieve their commitments to eliminate deforestation from agricultural expansion. One such programme is a partnership developed with Airbus that integrates earth observation data, machine learning techniques and supply chain data to identify where action is needed to address deforestation. Rob is also a member of the grants committee of the Forest Conservation Fund, which among other tasks, seeks to also identify and implement forest conservation measures. Lastly, since 2011 Rob has supported the development and implementation of the High Carbon Stock (HCS) methodology.