Phil Aikman

Senior Advisor, Forests

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Phil Aikman is a Campaign Director at Mighty Earth, where he focuses on forest conservation in Southeast Asia with an emphasis on the palm oil sector. He is based in Europe.

Phil has worked on forest investigations and campaigns for almost 25 years. He previously worked as a Senior Campaigner at Greenpeace International, with a key focus on tackling deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon and Indonesia. He has also campaigned on forest issues in Canada, Chile, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Finland, Liberia, Papua New Guinea, Russia and Sweden.

He has authored or co-authored many investigative reports, which highlight how international companies are involved in the destruction of forests.

Phil trained as a professional photographer and worked for the advertising sector in London before making the transition to environmental campaigning.