Lafcadio Cortesi is the Asia Director of Rainforest Action Network.  He has more than 25 years of experience working in a variety of roles and institutions in North America and the Asia-Pacific region on market transformation campaigns and private-sector sustainability, policy analysis, institutional strengthening, and community- and rights-based natural resource management. Lafcadio worked for 10 years as a campaign coordinator with Greenpeace Australia Pacific and 3 years as a Senior Program Officer with the USAID-funded Biodiversity Support Program in Indonesia. He started his career as a volunteer with the Institute for Appropriate Technology Development, a local Indonesian community development NGO in central Java, and has authored three publications on related issues.