Harry Stevens

Timber Buying Director

Having left school at the age of 18 Harry worked in Agriculture for a year and then started with the Forestry Commission at the age of 19 in the New Forest. Initially working for Forest Surveys and then on the squad.

After three years Harry attended Newton Rigg and studied forestry at Diploma level. As part of the course Harry undertook a middle year at Buccleuch estates at Bowhill and was involved in management of continuous cover silvicultural systems.

Since leaving college Harry has had several posts with the production side of the sector. Initially with Harvesting and Marketing operations, and more latterly log buying with BSW since 2005.

Harry has bought and sold standing and roadside roundwood from the south of England to the north of Scotland.

Since the acquisition of Tilhill Harry had been a member of the Board concentrating on the coordination of supply of logs into the BSW total log requirement.