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Tim Stephenson

Vice Chair / Treasurer, RSPO President Global Sourcing & Trading, AAK AB

​Tim Stephenson is President, Global Sourcing & Trading at AarhusKarlshamn AB ("AAK"), a major palm oil processor and trader with refineries in northern Europe and the Americas.

​As the leader in promoting sustainable palm oil, AAK is a founding member of the RSPO, and also the founder of GreenPalm, the RSPO certificate trading system.

AAK is the first to import sustainable palm oil to Europe. Tim has represented AAK as an alternate or full member of the RSPO Board of Governors since its inception. Prior to joining AAK in 1995, Tim had an international career with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Tim has an MA (Oxon) in Mathematics, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.