Hugo started his forestry career in British Columbia in 1994. He brings extensive silviculture and vegetation management experience from his many years of work in the industry. He has worked in various positions with the company and now handles the project administration and special projects.
Hugo’s specialties include overseeing both technical and large-scale projects, as well as small scale professional forestry consultation. Hugo works closely with Woodlot License holders providing on-the-ground advice and professional services. Hugo oversees vegetation management program consultation with First Nations and other stakeholders including Range & Recreation tenure holders. Since 2009, Hugo has broadened his scope to include debris management services for large utility companies and line clearing and seismic surveying work in the oil & gas industry.
He enjoys problem solving, efficiency finding and the business process. It’s the relationships formed and the camaraderie of the people and contacts he works with on a regular basis at work that Hugo finds most exciting about his role.
Hugo holds a BA from Bishops University, a Forest Technologist Diploma from Selkirk College, a BSc in Natural Resource Management from the University of Northern British Columbia and is a Registered Professional Forester (RPF). He is a member of the Project Management Institute (PMI) and currently holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) designation.
When Hugo is not working, he enjoys woodworking, squash and golf, or coaches his children at hockey and ringette. He lives in Prince George and Chetwynd with his wife and children.