Rob de Fégely
Rob de Fégely is a Director of Margules Groome Consulting P/L a forest and forest industry consulting company based in Australia and New Zealand. He is Co-Chair of the Commonwealth Governments’ Forest Industry Advisory Council with Senator The Hon Anne Ruston. He is Chairman of Sustainable Timber Tasmania (formerly Forestry Tasmania) and a Director of Cape York Timber in far north Queensland and formerly a Non-Executive Director of VicForests. He is also the National Vice President of the Institute of Foresters of Australia. He is a member of the Victorian Advisory Board of Greening Australia and is a member of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Services’ regional advisory council for the Far South Coast. He has worked in the Australian forest industry for 38 years and worked and travelled extensively in the Asia Pacific region. He is a Registered Professional Forester with a Bachelor of Science (Forestry) degree from the Australian National University and a Master of Science (Forest Business Management) from Aberdeen University in the United Kingdom. He is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. In his spare time, he and his wife Sarah run a small farm and forestry enterprise on the far south coast of New South Wales.