Marisol Zumbado

Licensed assessor
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Licensed assessor since 2 December 2014

Assessor performance

3 Satisfactory Reports. 1 at first submission. 2 at second submission. 1 report under review. Qualified to lead HCV and HCV-HCSA assessments.


I am a biologist with a specialisation in ecology and sustainable development. I also have a Masters in Environmental Management and Auditing with a specialisation in Management and Conservation of Natural Areas and Marine Pollution. I have primarily worked in the management field and different kinds of environmental surveying. I additionally have experience in the development of research and studies in Areas of High Conservation Value (HCV) for african palm companies in accordance with the RSPO. I have carried out these studies mainly in Central America and Mexico.


Reptiles and amphibians
, Stakeholder consultation, Livelihoods, Participatory rural appraisal, Participatory mapping, Socio-economic survey methods , GIS, Remote sensing

Thematic scope

Habitat management/restoration, Environmental and social impact assessments
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC), Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)
Timber and wood-based products, Oil palm


Northern America, Central America, South America
Guatemala, Mexico


Language Spanish (Native or bilingual proficiency)
Language English (Good working proficiency)