Application to become a Quality Panel Member

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Please complete this form as fully as possible. For help, please read the application guidelines.

If you do not complete it in one session you can save your application and return to it at any time by checking the "Save my progress and resume later" box at the top of this form.

Basic Information

Please provide a full international number (i.e. country code, then area code, then your number)


If you are self-employed, please indicate so here.

Academic Qualifications
Please provide information on your academic qualifications. Only fill out information on post-secondary education, graduate and post-graduate degrees. You can provide details on up to four qualifications in total.

I.e. BSc., PhD., or MA.

The date you received confirmation of your degree

Professional Experience
Please provide information on your relevant professional experience, listing the most recent post first. You can provide details on up to nine positions in total.

Relevant HCV and/or HCSA Experience
Please provide information on any HCV or HCV-HCSA (or relevant) experience that you may have.

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Past Controversies or Grievances

Please provide information on whether you have been involved in controversies regarding HCV or HCV-HCSA (or relevant) assessments in the past. Controversies in this context are understood as:

  • complaints submitted to a certification scheme (e.g. RSPO) regarding a poor quality assessment in which the applicant was involved;
  • a report released by a reputable NGO or civil society group or news articles in which the applicant’s professional performance is put in question, or similar.

If applicable, please describe up to 3 of the most recent controversies in which you have been involved, and indicate whether they have been resolved.



Social Science Experience & Knowledge

Environmental Experience & Knowledge

Commodities Experience

Certification Schemes & Standards Experience

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