Ranil Senanayake is a Systems Ecologist trained at U.C.Davis. He has developed Analog Forestry as a response to the critical need of restoring lost forests worldwide. He has served as the Executive Director of the Environmental Liaison Center International in Kenya, as the Senior Scientist of Counterpart International, Washington D.C. and taught at Melbourne and Monash Universities in Australia. He was the first international crops inspector for the national Association for Sustainable Agriculture Australia (NASAA) and created the Forest Garden Products (FGP) certification system. Today he chairs EarthRestoration in Sri Lanka which works at setting value for Ecosystem Services (ES).