Freddy Potzinger

Forest Management

Freddy Potzinger

Freddy is a forester trained in Switzerland with unique practical field experience and hands-on forest management skills. Sustainable forest management, Reduced Impact Logging (RIL), and timber processing are among his core competencies. Freddy has vast experiences in many countries, where he worked as long-term and short-term field manager and consultant. Together with St├ęphane Sciacca he established a commercial teak investment, where high quality products are designed and produced. Freddy backs-up WaKa's competencies through his wide and profound technical knowledge. The ability to select appropriate management techniques adopted to and designed for local conditions make him a very valuable practical advisor. Financially feasible management approaches at local level, which are beneficial to both investor and community, are his speciality. Freddy is based in Switzerland and Thailand. In Thailand he heads our office for the Mekong region.