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Rory Thompson


Alberta Forest Products Association

About Me

Since 2011 Rory Thompson as the government director of forest marketing was responsible for promoting Alberta’s forest products both primary and advanced forest products to international marktets.

Up until 2020 Rory work as the government representative using a network of agencies to help promote Alberta’s forest products.

Rory now works as Alberta’s Regional Manager with BC Wood Specialties Group on a contract basis.

Rory has been in the forestry business for over 42 years working with Alberta’s forest industry to improve the sustainable management of Alberta’s forests and to assist in the promotion of Alberta’s forest products.

Rory enjoys hunting, fishing, photography, playing the guitar and  watercolor painting.



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