Wood Beca appoints industry leader Howard Burvill to lead its expansion in the Australian Wood & Fibre market

Industry leader Howard Burvill joins Wood Beca as Business Development Consultant to support clients in the growth and delivery of sustainable solutions in the Wood & Fibre market.

Wood Beca is excited to announce the appointment of Howard Burvill as business development consultant for the Australian Wood & Fibre market. With 40 years' experience, Howard’s tenure with Wood Beca will focus on the many challenges and opportunities in this sector, supporting growth and sustainability. 

"I'm excited to be taking on this new role with the incredible team at Wood Beca to help our clients in Australia achieve sustainable development of their Wood & Fibre businesses considering full manufacturing asset life cycle.  I am looking forward to building on Wood Beca's long-standing relationships with clients to deliver sustainable solutions that make a real difference." said Howard. 

Howard enters the role following several senior management positions in the pulp and paper industry, and with an extensive background in process engineering across Australia, New Zealand, Europe, and South America. He has been actively involved with the Australasian Pulp & Paper Industry Technical Association (APPITA) since 1983 and has been a member of trustees for BioPRIA since 2009.

Howard’s role with Wood Beca will involve the development of solutions across mass timber processes, residue processing, fibre recycling, bioprocessing and bioenergy offerings. With a deep expertise that goes beyond traditional wood products, Howard’s contribution will enhance Wood Beca’s offering in the sustainability space and support growth in all areas of the Wood & Fibre market.

Wood Beca General Manager, Stuart Mockett, expressed his enthusiasm at Howard's appointment, stating,

"Howard's experience and knowledge in the Wood & Fibre space make him a vital asset to Wood Beca. Our industry is currently facing transformative change. From shifting consumer preferences to the push for sustainable alternatives - there are many opportunities for businesses to be at the forefront of growth. We are excited to have Howard onboard to support our clients and give them the confidence to deliver a profound impact in the industry."   



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