Director of Sustainability, Musim Mas
Olivier Tichit is the Director of Sustainability of Musim Mas Group, based in Medan (Indonesia). Musim Mas is a major integrated palm oil company, and a leader in sustainability. Olivier oversees the implementation and execution of Musim Mas' Sustainability plan. His role includes reviewing the Group’s sustainability policy and strategy, as well as working with the Group’s key customers to identify synergies for enhancing palm oil’s sustainability proposition in the world commodity sector. Musim Mas is an active member of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), where Olivier serves as alternate member of the Board of Governors, and as co-chair of the Standing Committee for Standards. Olivier is a member of the High Carbon Stock Approach Executive Committee, where he serves as Treasurer. He is also a member of the Board of the Indonesian Palm Oil Producers Association. A tropical agronomist by training, Olivier has worked in South-East Asia for the past twenty years. Olivier was formerly the Commercial and Sustainability Director of the Indonesian subsidiaries of SIPEF, a Belgian plantations group. Before joining SIPEF, Olivier was the Indonesia Country Manager for a major commodities merchant group, Ecom Agroindustrial, and spearheaded sustainable certifications for coffee smallholders.
Olivier is active in the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), the High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA), and Palm Oil Innovation Group (POIG).