The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) will hold its 20th General Assembly (GA20) on:

Date:   Wednesday, 22 November 2023

Time:   7:30 PM (GMT+7)

Venue: Hotel Mulia Senayan, Jakarta, Indonesia

In accordance with Article 9 of the RSPO Statutes 2020, RSPO Members are now invited to submit the following:


Listed below are the BoG seats that are up for election. Members may be re-nominated if they wish to stand.

Membership Sector Principal Member Alternate
Growers – Malaysia Malaysian Palm Oil Association, Carl Bek-Nielsen Malaysian Palm Oil Association, Surina Binti Ismail
Growers – Indonesia Golden Agri-Resources Ltd, Anita Neville PT. Inti Indosawit Subur, Mohamad Fadhil Hassan
Growers – Smallholders Asosiasi Petani Sawit Swadaya Amanah, Narno Sayoto Irontiko Gapoktan Tanjung Sehati, Rukaiyah Rafik
Processors and/or Traders Wilmar International Limited, Daphne Astrid Hameeteman Musim Mas Holdings Pte. Ltd., Olivier Tichit
Consumer Goods Manufacturers UNILEVER PLC, Martin Huxtable Vacant
Retailers Vacant Vacant
Banks and Investors Vacant Vacant
Environmental NGOs World Resources Institute, Anne Rosenbarger Zoological Society of London, Eleanor Spencer
Social NGOs Forest Peoples Programme, Marcus Colchester Yayasan Lembaga Penelitian Kaleka Indonesia (Kaleka), Bernadinus Steni Sugiarto

The following persons were designated as interim Principal and Alternate members of the BoG  during the past year and are up for approval:

Membership Sector Principal Member Alternate
Banks and Investors Standard Chartered Bank, Lee Jwee Tat Standard Chartered Bank, Imogen Jamie

Only RSPO Ordinary Members are eligible to be nominated as candidates to represent their respective membership sector.

In accordance with Article 11(d) of the RSPO Statutes 2020, the principal nominee of a BoG seat shall name their Alternate who must come from the same membership sector of the principal nominee. For the avoidance of doubt, an Alternate named in a BoG seat nomination shall be elected concurrently with the principal nominee.

All candidates are required to submit a nomination including all retiring BoG members who are available to stand for re-election using the Nomination Form.

All nominations must be submitted no later than 5:00PM (GMT+8), 13 September 2023 (Wednesday). Please note that a strict policy will be enforced and late nominations will not be considered.



Ordinary Members are invited to submit resolutions for consideration by the GA. In order for the GA to meaningfully deliberate and decide on resolutions, these submissions must meet with the requirements described in the Resolution Submission Guide to facilitate proper consideration of resolutions within a fixed time frame.

All resolutions must be submitted using the online Resolution Submission Form no later than 5:00PM (GMT+8), Wednesday 13 September 2023. Please note that a strict policy will be enforced and late submissions will not be considered.

Further information related to registration, e-voting and the hybrid GA20 process will be provided in due course. The formal Notice of General Assembly will be issued to members on 25 October 2023.

We would also like to take this opportunity to remind all members to update your membership contact details and ensure settlement of any outstanding membership fees.

For further information, kindly contact the RSPO Secretariat at +603 7661 6200 or email us at [email protected]

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