Stéphane Sciacca

Forest Planning

Stéphane Sciacca

Stéphane is a qualified forest engineer of ETH Zurich. Until 2009 he worked as a research associate at the Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL). His focus was on soil conservation planning. Subsequently, he worked as a freelance consultant for several Swiss and European organizations and the United Nations. His projects emphasized on planning sustainable management of natural resources (forest, water, biodiversity, and soil), risk and disaster management, combating desertification, and climate change. Stéphane’s regional experience encompasses work in Latin America, Africa, and Asia. In Thailand, he initiated a commercial teak investment project together with Freddy Potzinger. Stéphane is also part of the research group "Environmental & Disaster Risk Reduction" of the Swiss Humanitarian Aid Unit (SHA). Stéphane completes WaKa’s team competencies through profound knowledge in all forestry planning aspects, incl. GIS. He speaks, French, German, English, Italian, Spanish and Creole. Stéphane is stationed in Switzerland.