Robert Rickman

Robert Rickman is a director of and adviser to a number of forestry and forest industry companies in the UK and internationally. He is a founding partner of the Rockley Group, making and managing technology-based investments worldwide. From 2001 until 2007 he was a director, and latterly chairman, of the AIM quoted Highland Timber Plc, with forestry operations in the UK and New Zealand. Robert was a non-executive director of Bookham Technology Plc from 1994 to 2004, during which time the company was listed on the LSE and NASDAQ and, during the year, was appointed non-executive director of The Schroder Mid Cap Investment Trust Limited, which is listed on the LSE. He has held various non-executive and executive positions with a number of forestry companies (including until 1999, FIM Services Limited) and was an economist for the Government of St. Lucia. He is a current member of the UK Institute of Chartered Foresters. Robert has an MA in Agriculture and Forest Science and an MSc in Forestry and its relation to Land Management from the University of Oxford.

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