Experience in mahogany forests in Australia and perspectives for the international market for tropical woods / Simon Penfold
Simon is Australian, Forest Engineer, Bachelor and MBA in Forest Sciences. Director of AMA, the largest and most recognized world management company of African mahogany forest with over 30,000 hectares of mahogany forests. Has over 30 years’ experience in the Australian forestry especially in African mahogany, with evidence in the executive management and all operational aspects of development, maintenance, treatment of pests, harvesting and marketing of crops. During his professional life he provided his services to Hancock Victorian Plantations Pty Ltd, Victorian Plantations Corporation Department of Conservation Land Management (WA) and for the Willmott Forest. He is a member of numerous professional associations in the sector, where we highlight the Institute of Foresters of Australia and the Australian Institute of Company Directors.