Hakan Ekstrom

Håkan Ekström

Wood Resources International

Mr. Håkan Ekström, a native Swede, is the principal of Wood Resources International LLC (WRI), an internationally recognized consulting firm providing forest market analysis and wood price reporting for the forest industry worldwide since 1987. WRI publishes two quarterly market reports North American Wood Fiber Review and Wood Resource Quarterly.

He has worked in various capacities relating to wood products utilization, international forest products marketing, global wood supply/demand and price forecasting for the past 30 years. His international experience is extensive, including visitation of more than 25 countries to study forest products industry and forest resource developments on-site.

He is also the editor of the Wood Resource Quarterly, a quarterly market publication which was established in 1988 and has subscribers in over 30 countries. The report tracks market developments, trade and prices for sawlogs, pulpwood, wood chips, pellets, pulp and softwood lumber in most major regions of the world, including North America, South America, Asia, Oceania and Europe.