Forestry Corporation is Australia’s largest softwood plantation manager producing enough timber each year to construct a quarter of the houses built in Australia.
The Softwood Plantations Division alone oversees timber production from over 200,000 hectares of pine plantations in NSW. Forestry Corporation is pleased to announce and welcomes the new head of this division, Mike Beardsell.
Mike has held senior roles in the forestry and a broad range of natural resources industries including heading up the North Pine Products business in Tasmania, Operations Manager of the Peak Hill Gold Mine in West Australia, Treasurer of the Iron Ore Company of Canada and CEO of North Forest Products.
In Mike’s most recent role he was Executive General Manager of Boral’s Cement Division with operations across Australia and in South East Asia.
Photo: Mike Beardsell & Nick Roberts, FCNSW