Marieke LeegwaterInternational Program Coordinator Palm Oil, Solidaridad Network


    Marieke Leegwater coordinates the global Solidaridad Palm Oil Program, focused on building sustainable and inclusive palm oil value chains. Within the programme Solidaridad supports farmers across all major palm oil producing regions to raise yields and cooperates with companies and other stakeholders throughout the value chain to build sustainable supply chains. Within the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Marieke co- leads the Working Group Smallholders and is member of the Complaints Panel . Before Marieke joined Solidaridad, she worked for the Dutch Product Board for MargarineFats and Oils (MVO), the industry association of the Dutch Oils and Fats Industry. In that role she facilitated the set up of the Dutch Task Force Sustainable Palm Oil and contributed to various RSPO and RTRS Working Groups.  Marieke holds a master degree in Public Law.