Gavin joined RISI in August 2010 and has undertaken a number of forest valuations, wood market reviews, projects in both plantation and natural forests in China, Russia Far East, Cambodia, and Fiji. He also has experience in Forestry Management and Development, Forestry Growth Modeling, Forestry Valuation Processing, as well as Cost and Price Benchmarking. Prior to joining RISI, Gavin was previously employed in forestry operational manager positions for Stora Enso in Guangxi Province from 2005-2009. He has also worked for Pöyry as a consultant in their Shanghai offices from 2009. Gavin holds a Masters degree in Ecology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Forestry from Beijing Forestry in China.