Rob de Fégely has over 28 years experience in the Australian forest industry and he has a strong interest in natural resource management particularly the integration of forestry and agriculture. Rob grew up on their family farm at Ararat in Victoria and started his forestry career developing softwood plantations and managing natural forest in NSW before commencing a career in consulting in 1990.

His consulting experience was wide ranging and covered both corporate and government clients in all states of Australia as well as Asia and North America and extended from forest resource assessment to processing and end product market reviews. He resigned from full time corporate consulting in 2006 having spent the previous 10 years as Managing Director of Jaakko Pöyry Consulting in Australia and a Principal in their Asia Pacific management team.

He now runs his own business which continues to provide forest industry consulting services in between developing eucalypt seed orchards and renovating a farm in New South Wales. Rob has a BSc (Forestry) from the Australian National University and an MSc from Aberdeen University in the UK.


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