Mr Virasack CHUNDARA is currently the General Director of Natural Resources and Environmental Statistic and Research Institute (NRESRI), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MONRE) of Lao PDR. He joined APN on 13 October 2013 as a member of Inter-Governmental Meeting (IGM) and the Southeast Asia Sub-Regional Committee (SEA-SRC). He, moreover, is a member of Asia Pacific Roundtable for Sustainable Consumption & Production (APRSCP) in the Board of Trustees. Besides that he, during 2001-2003, was a Project Coordinator of Lao-Denmark National Empowerment under the Danish Internation Development Agency (DANIDA). Mr Virasack CHUNDARA has various experiences and knowledge more than 10 years on the field area of sustainable consumption and production in various sectors (industries, services sector such as hotels), Natural Resources and Environmental Monitoring and Management and environmental impact assessment. Mr CHUNDARA graduated his Master Degree in woodworking technology from Belarussie Technology Institute, Belarus Republic, former USSR and Environmental management in 2000 at the University of Tasmania (UTAS), Australia.