Corey Brinkema

President, Forest Stewardship Council U.S.

Corey Brinkema believes in the power of buying products from certified responsibly managed forests to help prevent deforestation. Brinkema joined the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) U.S. in 2007 and serves as chief executive officer of the largest national office of the FSC global network. He brings 25 years of experience and commitment to sustainable development.

Brinkema has served in both technical and managerial capacities in such diverse fields as green building, renewable energy, industrial ecology and hazardous waste remediation. Prior to joining FSC, Corey served as executive director of Minnesota-based Green Institute, a regional leader in green building. Corey is a graduate of Dartmouth College and earned his M.B.A. at the University of Michigan.