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The Business & Ethics of Sustainable Forest Management in Central Ontario
Speaker: Malcom Cecil-Cockwell
Malcolm Cockwell is the Managing Director of Haliburton Forest, a multi-use private land stewardship company, which owns more than 100,000 acres of timberland in central Ontario, manages 500,000 acres more, and was the first company in Canada to be certified as sustainable by the Forest Stewardship Council. Through Haliburton Forest, Malcolm oversees diverse land operations, including an integrated Forest Products division and a diverse Tourism & Recreation division. In addition to his work at Haliburton Forest, he is a Registered Professional Forester (RPF), represents Haliburton Forest at the Ontario Forest Industries Association, and serves as the Chairman of Acadian Timber Corp, a leading supplier of primary forest products in eastern North America. He holds a B.Sc. in Forest Conservation from the University of Toronto, and is a PhD candidate at the same institution’s Faculty of Forestry.
About Vic One Plenary
The Vic One Plenary session is a weekly guest lecture series, exposing students to different areas of investigation. The plenaries are meant to encourage open-minded discussion and ignite intellectual curiosity. Rather than an academic commitment, these sessions present another opportunity for students to gather and reflect.