Camille Rebelo

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Camille Rebelo is the Kenyan Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer of US based EcoPlanet Bamboo. Camille has been responsible for the origination, implementation and management of the company’s operations to date, in Nicaragua, South Africa and Ghana, currently representing more than 35,000 acres, with smallholder models currently under development in East Africa. Through EcoPlanet Bamboo, Camille has been responsible for the development of global and local frameworks within which bamboo can be a positive tool for achieving landscape restoration, while reducing deforestation through the provision of a deforestation free fiber to major markets and industries. Camille has a background in innovative financing mechanisms for the conservation of natural forests, and prior to co-founding EcoPlanet Bamboo, she developed or managed forestry projects ranging from large scale commercial plantations through to smallholder operations in more than 20 countries across Latin America, Africa and Asia. Camille is an expert in forest certification, and through early involvement with the UNFCCC and voluntary carbon markets developed some of the first successful forest carbon markets globally.