The ForestLink’s Forum for Forest Executives, May 2023 is open for applications. Apply now to be part of this first of its kind platform for bringing together the top leadership of forest companies in the tropics. APPLY NOW I grew up in a home, where both...
Why Network is Key to Forest Industry Success
Register your interest here for The ForestLink’s Executive Forum. A first of its kind platform for bringing together the top leadership of forest companies in the tropics APPLY NOW Companies benefit when their leaders have a strong network of peers. If you...
Conversations with Forest Executives
Register your interest here for The ForestLink’s Executive Forum. A first of its kind platform for bringing together the top leadership of forest companies in the tropics “It’s lonely at the top” is a common thread extracted from recent conversation with several...
5 Dimensions of Effective Leadership
The World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos finished up last week, with the tagline for this year’s meeting being Cooperation in a Fragmented World. Several factors take the stage in this year’s agenda – recovery from the pandemic, the War in Ukraine, global...
Why we Need to Invest in our Forest Company Leaders
CFO says to CEO “What happens if we invest in our people, and they leave?” CEO says to CFO “What happens if we don’t, and they stay…” Every day for 10 years on my bike ride to and from work, I saw this slogan painted on the window of a leadership development...
The ForestLink turns two!
I wanted to take this moment to share with you reflections from my business so far in the land of forest investments in the tropics. I will provide my key takeaways from the sector over the last year, and how the ForestLink will be supporting the mobilization of private capital into forest investments in the tropics in 2023.
Nature’s Call for Private Finance
I know we’re not supposed to pick favorites, but when it comes to UN organizations, UNEP is one of mine. They get it. The UN Environment Programme gets the importance and leverage of private finance for overcoming global environmental challenges, and have several...
Tips for private sector forestry in the tropics, in the absence of COP27 certainty
In this latest article, I give a few examples of some of the positive things to come out of COP27 from the forestry side of things.
How to Showcase a Track Record Investors Can’t Refuse
In this article, I’ll breakdown what is in a good track record, how the requirements differ if you’re a forest company or a forest Fund manager, and where they are the same.
10 Ways to Safeguard your Forest Business from Media Attacks
In this latest article, I provide 10 safeguards to reduce the risk of your forest business from being the low-hanging fruit for a media attack, and to support you in coming back from one, should you be so unfortunate to be a negative media target.