Managing Director, Forestlands Consulting
Mr John Halkett is the managing director of Sydney-based Forestlands Consulting. The company has expertise in temperate and tropical forest management and forest-based industries. He is also the chief executive of the Australian Timber Importers Federation and a director of forest carbon company Leaf Carbon. Halkett serves on the Board of the Global Timber Forum and is a member of the NSW Forest Industries Taskforce. He has held senior positions in government forest and conservation agencies in Australia and New Zealand. John has also worked in the United States, Canada, Papua New Guinea, across Southeast Asia, Myanmar, China and Africa. He has written five books on tree-related topics and numerous scientific papers.