Florent is the Executive Director of Global Forest Generation. Florent is developing partnerships among his extensive contacts in the forest and restoration donor community that can support, finance, and implement ecosystem regeneration projects globally. Florent has been involved in over 200 forest and land-use projects worldwide and has extensive knowledge in developing, financing, and scaling projects. Prior to joining Global Forest Generation, Florent, a forest engineer, worked for major global forest organizations, including the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization and the Centre for International Forestry Research. He is a founding and/or board member of multiple global networks, including the Global Landscapes Forum’s Youth in Landscapes Initiative and the International Union for Conservation of Nature, Commission on Communication and Education. He is also a former President of the International Forest Students’ Association.