Paul’s career has spanned 39 years in the Timber Industry including 16 years in log and timber processing; managing for several very successful public and private companies in various key roles such as General Manager, Executive Director, Shareholder/Manager after 10 years in Forestry roles planning and managing harvesting and marketing, forest engineering and establishment operations, followed then by 13 years consulting in his own businesses; Timber Management Solutions and FORME Consulting Group Ltd.
Paul is based in Northland, NZ where he has worked for a large part of his career in sawmilling, forestry and consulting. He travels extensively acting for clients in New Zealand, Australia, China, South Africa, USA, and elsewhere.
Paul’s broad range of hands on experience and management roles from tree establishment to the timber end use enables him to act effectively throughout the entire forest industry specialising in optimisation, due diligence, feasibility, wood flow analysis, manufacturing efficiency, strategic planning, supply chain planning and management, specialised processing facilities, plant design and construction assignments. He is able to lead teams in all aspects of this work or act as a valued team member as required.
Paul is a Registered Consultant with the New Zealand Institute of Forestry.