|Hanmin Dong (China Forestry Expert)|
Dr. Hanmin Dong, former CEO of Asia Pulp & Paper China Forestry, has over 26 years of experience leading forest investment, operations, due diligence, trade, and R&D projects in China and throughout the world. Prior to his role at APP, Dr. Dong served as Director, China Investment at Resource Management Service LLC. and President of Guangxi L&M Forestry Technology Ltd. During his 18-year career with International Paper, Dr. Dong has held various high-level positions in wood supply logistics, due diligence, and global investment strategy.
Dr. Dong has deep expertise in Chinese forest investment, operations, and trade policy and a vast network of connections throughout Chinese national and state government agencies and civil society organizations. Dr. Dong, recently founded Guangxi Forest Growers Association, a grass-root NGO with a mission to help Chinese small forest farmers and companies become more profitable and sustainable.
Over the past five years, Dr. Dong is the proud recipient of the China State Forestry Administration’s “Forestry Industry Outstanding Contributor Award”, the Chinese Forestry Industry Association’s “Forestry Industry Integrity Leader Award”, and the China Green Foundation’s “Eucalyptus Development Outstanding Contributor Award”.
Dr. Dong earned his Ph.D. in Forestry from Texas A&M University and holds a Master’s in Forestry from the University of British Columbia.