STEERING GROUP

THE FOREST INDUSTRY STANDARD

FISA STEERING GROUP

FISA Steering Group

FISA STRATEGIC PLAN 2017-2019 - download here

This strategic plan sets out FISA’s priorities, helps to focus resources, energy and guides the implementation of the FISA Working Group actions & priority lists.  The FISA Working Group actions and priority lists details the work of each of the Working Groups and can be found at here.

WHO ARE THE STEERING GROUP?

The Steering Group is made up of approximately 20 forest industry leaders including CEO’s and Directors from the UK’s leading forestry businesses including Contractors, Hauliers, Processors Suppliers, Representative trade organisations, Forestry Commission and HSE, all committed to making improvements to safety in the Forest Industry. During the course of 2011 and 2012, the group agreed to the formation of the Forestry Industry Safety Accord and agreed a ‘Safety Accord’ as a statement of its intent to achieve improvements in the sectors safety performance.

Articles of Association - as adopted at AGM, 6 May 2017.

Rules - as adopted at AGM, 6 May 2017.

Role of FISA Director - August 2017

Role of FISA Steering Group member - August 2017

STEERING GROUP MINUTES 

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STEERING GROUP MEMBERS:

May 2018

Alastair Sandels

FISA Chair

FISA Board/Independent

Gillian Clark

FISA CEO

FISA Board/Independent

Simon Hodgson

FEE

FISA Board/State Forestry Org

John Paterson

Egger

Forest Management Company

Stephen Stanley

Scottish Woodlands

Forest Management Company

George McRobbie

Tilhill

Forest Management Company

Jonathan Hastie             

JAH Forestry

Forest Management Contractor

Charlie Fulton

MCL

Forest Management Contractor

Simon Richardson

Richardson Contracting

Forest Management Contractor

Pat Sherry

Balcas

Harvesting Managers

Ashley Williams

Euroforest Ltd

Harvesting Managers

Gavin Davidson

Iggesund

Harvesting Managers

Callum Duffy

Duffy Skylining

Harvesting Contractor

Martyn Neve

Even Forestry Ltd

Harvesting Contractor

Brendan Burns

Independent

Harvesting Contractor

Baden Powell

B Powell Forestry Ltd

Harvesting Contractor

Jim Wilmer

J Wilmer & Sons Ltd

Harvesting Contractor

Jim Colchester

Buccleuch

Landowner

James Simpson

FEE

State Forestry Org

Trefor Owen

Forest Enterprise Scotland

State Forestry Org

Steve Cresswell

NRW

State Forestry Org

Andrew Turner

HSE

Steering Group Observer

Iain Sutherland

HSE

Steering Group Observer

Kevin Craig

Ian Craig Haulage

Timber Hauliers

David Leslie

James Jones & Sons

Timber Hauliers

Stuart Goodall

Confor

Trade Associations

Donald Maclean

FCA

Trade Associations

Katy Dickson

SLE

Trade Associations

David Sulman

UKFPA

Trade Associations


OBJECTIVE OF THE GROUP:

The specific objective of the Steering Group is to provide support and direction to the organisation and its Chairman / CEO in achieving improved safety performance, welfare standards and behavioural attitudes within the Forestry sector.

The Group meets regularly to discuss the industry performance and safety initiatives for the industry and adoption by its members. Its aim is to provide strong safety leadership across our industry, leading by personal example and implementation within respective organisations. Through the approval and establishment of specific Working Groups, it will drive improvement and changes with the forestry sector. The current Working Group activity can be seen within the Web site.