Leadership Team

Allan

Allan Foley, R.P.F., President and COO

Allan is one of the founding partners of FRMG. He is a Registered Professional Forester in Ontario with more than 30 years’ of experience in his field. Allan studied forestry at the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia, and obtained his B.Sc. degree Forestry in 1983. Allan started his career as a logging superintendent in Matachewan, Ontario and then as a planning forester for Normick Perron Inc. in Cochrane, Ontario. In 1991, Allan joined Liskeard Lumber Limited, where for 5 years he managed the company’s woodlands operations, lumber sales and shared interest in Elk Lake Planing Mill Ltd. In 1996, Allan took on the role of General Manager for Timiskaming Forest Alliance Inc. (TFAI) and with the support of local forest industry leaders, developed one of the first and most cost effective cooperative forest tenure business models in Ontario. Allan was the Vice President of the Ontario Professional Foresters Association (OPFA) between 2008 and 2010, and in 2014, he received the OPFA’s Herridge Award in recognition of his significant  accomplishments in forestry.


Phil

Philip Green, M.Sc., CEO

Phil is one of the founding partners of FRMG.  At FRMG he has led the development of the company’s leading-edge SkyForestTM remote sensing technology. Phil has worked with many of the major forest products companies across Canada for over 25 years. During his business consulting career as president of Greenbridge Management Inc. his clients included many of the major Canadian forest companies, industry and professional associations; he also worked with the mining sector across North and South American and Asia, as well as the manufacturing, utility and transportation sectors. His consulting work focused on improving productivity and managing risk. He has helped woodlands operations from British Columbia to the Maritimes implement and achieve certification for sustainable forest management systems. He is an avid wilderness traveler and sprint kayaker. Phil has a M.Sc. degree in Statistics from McMaster University and is the author of two books on management.



Yves Vivier, R.P.F., Director of Forestry

Yves is a Registered Professional Forester in Ontario with 15 years experience in project management and forest management planning. He  directs our expanding team of forestry professionals, who manage three Ontario Crown Forests on behalf of tenure holders. He authored the 2006-2011 Forest Management Plan for the new amalgamated Timiskaming Forest. Yves has been directly involved in various Ontario Forest Industry Association-lead initiatives to streamline forest management planning processes. He authored and led the development of the 2011-2021 Forest Management Plan for the Timiskaming Forest, and currently directs planning on three forests as well as directing our forest carbon work. Yves joined our team in 2003. Prior to that, Yves led the development and management of various forest management and GIS based projects for Weyerhaeuser in Saskatchewan. He has worked for Bowater in Thunder Bay and Commonwealth Plywood as Wood Procurement Developer in North Bay where he successfully expanded their purchasing opportunities into northern Ontario and north western Quebec.