Colin is British and worked for Scottish Woodland Ltd. as CEO from 2005 to 2017, following a period from 1998 to 2005, where he was Investment Director in the company and before that Forest Manager. In total, Colin has a career of 40 years in Scottish Woodland, one of the UK’s leading forest management companies, and has extensive knowledge of British forestry in particular. He also has great knowledge of forestry investment in North America and Europe.
Colin was appointed non-executive director for CONFOR (The Confederation of Forest Industries) from 2008 to 2017 and was the Chairman from 2014 to 2017. From 2006 to 2016, he was Trustee of the Scottish Forestry Trust. He is still periodically appointed by the Scottish Government for various tasks.
Colin is currently the Executive Director of LFI Silva Investments Ltd. (a subsidiary of the Lundbeck Foundation)