Paula Le Sauvage

Paula Le Sauvage

Paula was born and raised on Guernsey in the Channel Islands. She worked in Trust and Company administration and management for over 18 years before moving to NZ in 2003. Paula holds a BTec Higher National Certificate in Business Studies. Paula has been part of the AbacusBio team since 2009. She has exceptional accuracy and …

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Helen Chapman

Helen Chapman BForSc

Helen has worked as a Technical Forester and Manager for over 10 years. In 2006 Helen began consulting to forestry companies in New Zealand, specializing in disease resistance monitoring, trial installation, management and assessment. Helen holds a BSc in Forestry from University of Canterbury and Certificate in Forest Health Surveillance. Helen has been on the …

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Mike Carson

Mike Carson PhD

Mike has over 40 years of experience in tree breeding and related forest tree and plant research, initially as a scientist and then R&D manager at the NZ Forest Research Institute, and subsequently as owner and manager in a clonal forestry business (Forest Genetics), and a provider of breeding software (Gemnetics). Mike has completed reviews …

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Merlin McKenzie

Merlin McKenzie MSc

Merlin specialises in the development of commercial software and systems for the commercial forestry sector, and had a part in creating some of New Zealand’s first database applications for management of plantation forests. In 1997, he established Centralis Ltd, a company specialising in corporate information systems design and development. Merlin holds a BSc in Mathematics …

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