Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, World Cocoa Foundation
Mike Matarasso is WCF’s Director for Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) at the World Cocoa Foundation. He is responsible for leading the organizations M&E strategy, traceability, and GHG accounting work - all focused on delivering greater sustainability impact.
Mike brings more than twenty years of experience to WCF having lived and worked in Africa, Asia, and Latin America on nature conservation and rural development with a focus on behavior change and M&E primarily with World Wildlife Fund, Conservation International, and Catholic Relief Services. Mike also worked in Malawi as an agroforester.
Mike holds a B.A. in International Affairs with a minor in Biology from Norwich University, an M.A. focused on Conservation and Economic Development from the University of Connecticut where he also completed studies in Conservation Biology with The Organization for Tropical Studies in Costa Rica.
“I work with WCF because it is the most significant cocoa membership organization and convener of the entire cocoa industry, with the greatest potential to help companies deliver impact and achieve their sustainability objectives”