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Dennis Neilson


DANA Ltd, New Zealand

After a 20 year career in forestry and pulp and paper positions with Fletcher Challenge in New Zealand, Dennis has run his own consulting, publishing and investment firm, DANA for more than 20 years. Dennis has been a co-owner of a Timber Management Investment Organisation (TIMO) which attracted European funds to New Zealand forests and he regularly advises project promoters and investors on timberland investment issues. He has co-authored or authored more than 45 multi-client studies on forestry-wood products topics, including a number published by RISI. These include several editions of the annual International Pulpwood Trade Review and two editions of The Global Treefarm Economics Review. In addition, DANA has published several editions of the International Timberland Ownership and Investment Review. DANA organizes and co-organizes several international and regional timberlands investment meetings each year.


Panel Discussion: Oceania Woodchip, Softwood and Hardwood

Day One

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Representatives from Australian woodchip exporting companies Midway and New Forests and from the New Zealand-based DANA Ltd will discuss the current situation and outlook for hardwood and softwood chip exports from Australia and New Zealand.

Welcome Remarks

Day Two

Wednesday, September 19, 2018