Gordon Mansfield is a member of New Forests’ Australia-New Zealand operations team. Gordon is responsible for developing new market opportunities and undertaking special projects focused on optimising land use and maximising value from investments. In particular, Gordon supports the management of New Forests’ hardwood estate across Australia. Gordon also has extensive operational experience in forest certification systems and field-based compliance. Gordon has over 16 years of operational experience in forestry management and planning roles in forestry companies ranging in size from boutique to industrial with estates in Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria. and New South Wales. He has a Bachelor of Science in Environment from the University of Western Australia, and is a voting member of the Institute of Foresters of Australia.