David Elstone, RPF, is a professional forester and a highly-regarded industry expert with over 25 years of experience within the forest sector. Recently David has served as Executive Director of the Truck Loggers Association (TLA), advocating on behalf of the British Columbia forest industry’s supply chain.
Before the TLA, David worked for 10 years as a senior analyst for ERA Forest Products Research, focusing on the global forest products markets to advise institutional investors and governments. Based on his extensive knowledge of the forest products sector, David is inspired to help solve the many real-world problems facing this sector.
David has a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from Simon Fraser University and a Bachelor of Science in forestry from the University of British Columbia.
David’s company – Spar Tree Group – aims to support the decision-making processes of the many and varied supplier and service providers that form the supply chain for the forest industry. They provide analysis, lobbying and strategic advice services to business owners, boards of directors, senior level executives, government leadership (First Nations, municipal, provincial and federal), regulatory agencies, trade associations and investors.
David’s VIEW FROM THE STUMP NEWSLETTER is a highly popular and respected resource, offering timely and thoughtful analysis, editorial views, as well as various information pertaining to the BC forest industry, conveniently summarized all in one document, published 8x per year:
David Elstone, RPF
VIEW FROM THE STUMP: https://bit.ly/ViewFromTheStump