Peter Chappell

Head of Forestry Investment

Peter has worked in the Forestry Investment team since 2013, providing forestry investment consultancy in Scotland, England and Wales working for funds, individuals, and institutions to acquire forests or farms and land for afforestation.

Peter Chappell is a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, BSc (Hons.) in Forest management, and Imperial College, London, (MSc.) in Forest Protection and Conservation (2004).

He started his career in timber harvesting for the Forestry Commission in Scotland in 2005, before moving to Tilhill in 2007 as a forest manager in Wales. After 3 years working in forestry management for Tilhill in Wales, Peter went to work for Tilhill’s parent company at the time, UPM in Finland, within a team preparing and marketing forest properties to investors, but after a year decided to return to Tilhill to take up a new position in the Forestry Investment team.

In 2019 Peter gained a second MSc in International Forestry from the University of Tampere, Finland and in 2021 became a professional member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.

Peter is now Head of Investment & Property at Tilhill.

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