Logic FSL

Who we are

Logic Forest Solutions Ltd (Logic FSL) was formed in 1999 primarily for the provision of harvest planning, road engineering and harvest management and associated services to the forest industry.

We have continued to build on our expertise providing a full range of engineering and forest management services to clients nationwide.

The adoption of new technology in order to increase accuracy, decrease cost and increase production is key in the development of Logic’s business. We have a diverse skill set and vast experience which we tailor to suit a wide range of customers.

We are a small, hard working team, dedicated to doing a great job…

 

Our Team

Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Managing Director
Dip Ag, NZCF

Having worked in all aspects of the New Zealand Forest Industry for over 30 years, Richard is well known and respected nationwide.

Core Competencies Include:

  • Harvest planning
  • Log sales & marketing
  • Engineering & road design
  • Project management
  • Forest management
  • Harvest & operational management
  • Road/walking track engineering & design

 

Ben Williams

Ben Williams

Director/Operations Manager
PGDipFor, B Com

Ben's experience covers a wide range of forestry operations and is an excellent problem solver and communicator.  He currently specialises in Woodlot Harvest Management.  

 Core competencies include:

  • Harvest management
  • Harvest planning & engineering
  • Log sales & marketing
  • Forest Management
  • Health & safety
  • Environmental
  • Forest road construction
  • Establishment & silviculture
  • Project management
Matt Main

Matt Main

Director/Technical Operations Manager

Matt has vast experience as a technical forester – in all aspects of forest operations.

Core Competencies Include:

  • Road engineering & design
  • GIS & mapping
  • Drone & aerial data collection
  • Harvest & road construction management
  • Forest mensuration
  • Forest data collection
  • Establishment & silviculture
  • Project management

 

 

Jason Blair

Jason Blair

Forest Operations and Consulting     BAgrSc, MApplSc (Hons)

With a large proportion of Jason's extensive forestry career at a higher management level he provides advice and mentoring to assist with the setup of operations and business processes for the Logic team.

Core competencies include:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Harvest operations management
  • Forestry operations management
  • Forestry and carbon land development
Madeleine Teneti

Madeleine Teneti

Office & GIS Manager

Madeleine is a skilled accounts administrator with a strong background in a small business environment.

  • Administration
  • Accounts
  • HR Management
  • Systems improvement
  • Business development
  • GIS mapping
  • Field Data Collection

 

 

Jessie Bourke

Jessie Bourke

Health & Safety/Compliance Manager                BHSc (Hons)

Jess has a background in risk management and emergency medical logistics. She has a passion for education and engagement regarding all things health, safety and wellbeing in the workplace.

Core competencies include:

  • Logic Health & Safety management
  • Tailored Health & Safety support for Contractors
  • Implement Health & Safety systems for external businesses
  • Health & Safety Audits
  • Administration
  • Field Data Collection
  • ICAM accredited

 

Daniel Laffey

Daniel Laffey

Operations Manager                     BForSC

Daniel is technologically savvy and has a variety of skills including environmental compliance and certification including FSC management and auditing, GIS and mapping, aerial data capture and analysis, and operation supervision.  Dan easily fits and is developing into a strong member of the Logic FSL team.

Core competencies include:

  • Forest establishment & silviculture
  • GIS mapping
  • Drone & aerial data collection
  • Resource Consent Applications
  • NES-PF Notifications
  • Land Feasibility Studies and Reporting
Oli Cave

Oli Cave

Operations

Oli is hardworking and keen to learn the forestry trade.  He comes from a farming background, loves working on the land and expanding his skills. 

With a planting season with Logic under his belt Oli is now assisting with the harvest management.

Core competencies include:

  • Forest establishment
  • Drone & aerial data collection
  • Field data collection
  • Pest eradication