Bio: Lynn Embury-Williams, Executive Director for Wood WORKS!, BC joined the BC program in 2014.
Previously the Director of Marketing and Business Development at Canfor, Lynn has brought a wealth of experience and expertise in the areas of marketing and business development to Wood WORKS! BC. In more than two decades of working at Canfor, she was instrumental in helping the company quadruple its size to become the largest SPF producer in the world.
For six years, until the end of the program, Lynn chaired the NEWBuildS Forestry Network Program, whose primary goal was to advance scientific knowledge and construction technologies that will enable wood-based products to be used in mid-rise and non-residential construction.
Lynn was a forester for Crestbrook and its predecessor companies in the East Kootenays during the early 1980’s. During that time she managed the largest private land holding in forests, in the Province of BC.
Lynn is a Registered Professional Forester in the province of BC and has an MBA from the University of Western Ontario.
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