Melissa Nicol, Senior Consultant to Indufor Asia Pacific, has a Bachelor of Forestry Science (Hons) from the University of Canterbury. Melissa has over 10 years of consulting experience in valuations, acquisitions and disposals and project management. She has forestry assessment expertise gained from a New Zealand-based large forestry and wood processing corporate. Her responsibilities included resource analysis and valuation, business strategy, and mergers and acquisition work in both forests and processing facilities. Melissa’s work has also encompassed financial decision support and Information Services relationship management involving contract negotiations with customers and vendors. She has worked extensively in New Zealand and Australia as well as in China.