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Robert Wilson


Director of European Consulting, Renewables and Bioprocess


Robert has 40 years experience in the Resources, Bioenergy, Paper, Packaging, Recycling and Renewables sectors, in over 50 countries worldwide.

As a Company Manager and Director with a number of companies he has held responsibilities for resources and wood supply management, marketing and sales, research and technology, operations management, mergers and acquisitions, corporate strategic planning and business development.

AMEC. Director of European Consulting. Renewables and Bioprocess. 2011-
Capital Partner (M&A Advisory). Senior Director. 2010-
Rivenhall Project. Integrated Waste to Energy, Deinked Pulp. Owner´s Adviser. 2010-
Voith Paper. Advisor to CEO and Management Team. 2010-12
PaperlinX. Adviser to the CEO and Management Team. 2010-12

Chairman, President/CEO - Poyry Consulting Ltd. London. 1997- 2010
Corporate Strategy, Sustainable Businesses, Supply Industries, Consumer Businesses

Group Business Development Manager - Arjo Wiggins Appleton. 1988-96
Commercial and Forest Director. Member of Company Boards and Management Teams

Project Manager - Shell International Petroleum Company. 1983-87
Diversification Division. Implementing Shell´s Future – After Oil (Renewables)

Qualifications: Masters Degree, Business and Forest Management, Oregon State University
Business Management Programmes, Oxford University, London Business School, INSEAD, Cranfield School of Management, Henley Business School.


A Paper Mill Can Produce Much More Than Just Paper

Adapting for Success – Future-proofing the Industry Day 1

Tuesday, 11 March, 2014

Maximizing the revenue streams bio economy presents.

Trends in the Forest Based Bio-Economy - New Strategies, Looking at Your Business in a Different Way

Innovating at the Mill for Future Success

Wednesday, 12 March, 2014

The global forest products sector faces fundamental transformational change, driven on one hand by challenges to the traditional business including dramatic regional shifts, and on the other by opportunities arising for new bio-businesses. But how much of this will be realized by the forest products sector? This starts with defining our business in a different way from industrial sites, to feedstock, technologies and routes to new markets. 

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