People & Partners


The Partnerships for Forests team offers a unique mix of experience and skills in private participation in forests and sustainable land use. Senior programme managers and technical experts work alongside a pool of specialists to provide world-class expertise and convening power in global commodity supply chains and intimate knowledge of the drivers of deforestation.


Partnerships for Forests is funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), as part of its commitment to help countries mitigate and adapt to climate change.

Through its Investments in Forests and Sustainable Land Use programme DFID has contracted Palladium and McKinsey & Company to manage the technical assistance and grant-making facility for the first four years of the programme.

Palladium and McKinsey are supported by specialist partners. These include: