Proficient in the field of GIS and environmental management, Chen Yang specialises in deriving and interpreting information from spatial data and satellite imagery. His expertise lies in data integration, land use mapping, land cover mapping, LiDAR data analysis to validate and update plantation information systems - a key forest valuation and due diligence input. Chen has experience in Oceania, Asia and South America and has been involved in valuations and FMIS development projects in China. He was awarded his Bachelor of Forestry Science from the University of Canterbury (2008), New Zealand and a Postgraduate Diploma of Environmental Science (2013) from Auckland University, New Zealand. He is fluent in Mandarin and English.