Ecofor Consulting (sole proprietorship) was initiated in 1993 by Mr. Bjarne Häggman. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Forestry from the University of Helsinki, Finland.
The founder and owner of Ecofor, Mr. Häggman, has during his professional career gained close to forty years of practical on-the-ground working experience. He has extensive knowledge of the entire Finnish private forestry sector, from land ownership structures to the establishment of new forests, forest improvement, silvicultural and harvesting operations. His key areas of expertise are natural resource inventories and forest management planning for sustainable and profitable forestry.
Furthermore he has extensive international working experience of day-to-day forestry sector project management and implementation in the Republic of Namibia (1995-1996), and the Carelian region of the Russian Federation (1991-92). During years 1989-1990 he participated in the development of forest inventory and planning procedures in the Province of Ontario, Canada, and in 1976 he implemented forest mapping and field inventory work in Sweden. He has also conducted short-term missions and project planning assignments in Nepal, China, Kenya and Sambia.
Mr. Häggman started up the activities of Ecofor Consulting (Finland) in August 2015 as an Independent Senior Consultant. His more detailed CV is available upon request.