Forest Conservation & Forest Policy Section

Section responsibilities

  • forest strategy and policy
  • interlinking with other policies
  • Policy implementation with the cantons (incl. programme agreements)
  • Implementation of forest area conservation (incl. deforestation)
  • forest and spatial planning
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Personnel

Michael Husistein

Michael Husistein
Position: head of section
Responsibilities: forest strategy and policy, interlinking with other policies
Tél.:
+41 58 462 21 70
E-Mail: michael.husistein@bafu.admin.ch

Olivier Schneider
Position: Deputy Section Head, coordinator for Forest Region 2
Tasks: Contact for directors of cantonal forestry services and consultant to the cantons, forestry management programme, deforestation and structure plans, special area of interest: biodiversity
Tel.: +41 58 464 87 55
E-mail: olivier.schneider@bafu.admin.ch

Marc Barben
Tasks: evaluation of deforestation projects and cases with an environmental impact assessments, supervision of the implementation of forest area conservation, deforestation statistics
Tel.:
+41 58 469 79 81
E-mail: marc.barben@bafu.admin.ch

Roberto Bolgè
Position:
Coordinator for Forest Region 1
Tasks: Contact for directors of cantonal forestry services and consultant to the cantons, forestry management programme, deforestation and structure plans, forest and spatial planning
Tel.: +41 58 464 69 26
E-mail: roberto.bolge@bafu.admin.ch

Cristiana Maineri
Tasks: evaluation of deforestation projects and cases with an environmental impact assessments, supervision of the implementation of forest area conservation, deforestation statistics
Tel.:
+41 58 466 09 39
E-mail: cristiana.maineri@bafu.admin.ch

Virginie Moret
Tasks:
evaluation of deforestation projects and cases with an environmental impact assessments, supervision of the implementation of forest area conservation, deforestation statistics
Tel:
+41 58 469 18 32
E-mail: virginie.moret@bafu.admin.ch

Alexandra Strauss
Tasks:
Overseeing items of parliamentary and Federal Council business in the field of forests and timber , preparation of material for the framing and implementation of forest policy, coordination of forest reporting
Tel: +41 58 485 69 38
E-mail: alexandra.strauss@bafu.admin.ch

Giorgio Walther
Position: Coordinator of the Forest Region 4
Tasks: Contact for directors of cantonal forestry services and consultant to the cantons, forestry management programme, deforestation and structure plans, special areas of interest: forest conservation, forest-game and infrastructure
Tel.: +41 58 462 26 74
E-mail: giorgio.walther@bafu.admin.ch

Erica Zimmermann
Position: Coordinator of the Forest Region 3
Tasks: Contact for directors of cantonal forestry services and consultant to the cantons, forestry management programme, deforestation and structure plans
Tel.: +41 58 464 78 31
E-mail: erica.zimmermann@bafu.admin.ch

Contact
Last modification 03.08.2020

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Contact

Federal Office for the Environment FOEN
Forest Division

Postal address:
CH-3003 Bern

Location of our offices:
Worblentalstrasse 68, 3063 Ittigen

Tel.: +41 58 469 69 11

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