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Glory John Massao

Group Certification Manager


Glory Massao was born and raised in Tanzania with a background in Natural Resources Management. She has been working with Mpingo Conservation & Development Initiative (MCDI) for the past 13 years on several community forest management projects. Currently, she works as a Group Certification Manager under Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) helping more than 20 communities to maintain a total of 277,000ha of certified forest under the FSC group scheme and at the same time benefit from the sale of sustainable forest products. She is a dedicated and passionate conservationist with a deep understanding of the needs of forest biodiversity and the people who live in and benefit from the forests. She believes that learning is through making mistakes and through that they can be able to achieve great things.