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Alvaro Perez del Castillo


Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike & Company)

Alvaro is a Director of the Uruguayan based forest consulting company Pike Consultora Forestal (Pike&Co.) ( and the climate change consulting company Carbosur ( 

Alvaro has had previous experience working for the Technological Laboratory of Uruguay, in the Forest Products division as an expert in wood drying and other areas. He spent three months working in Japan as a JICA expert. 

For several years now, Alvaro has been working and supervising tens of consulting assignments to forest companies of Uruguay and other countries working for Pike&Co. During the last six years, he has supervised the assessment of potential land purchases for various clients for a total of 80,000 ha. He has also supervised the inventory of more than 70,000 ha of forests during the last three years. He is in charge of compiling and maintaining Pike Consultora Forestal’s Forest Information System, the most complete set of geographic and database information about forests in Uruguay and East/Northeast Argentina. 

As Carbosur’s Executive Director, Alvaro helped in the development of the first approved consolidated methodology for AR (Afforestation/Reforestation) projects worldwide; he has prepared eight projects under the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and six AR-projects in Uruguay (one registered under the CDM and five in the VCS [Voluntary Carbon Standard]).




Outlook for Latin America woodchip supply

Day 1

Wednesday, 29 April, 2020

In addition to Chile, woodchips are exported from Brazil, Uruguay, Ecuador and Venezuela, including shipments to both the European and Asian markets. This presentation will review opportunities to expand chip exports in these and other Latin American countries.