Mark Bishop - President and Chief Executive Officer
Mark Bishop is a Chief Operating Officer in Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group, responsible for the management and strategy of Brookfield’s timberlands portfolio. With over 25 years of forest industry experience, he also is the timberlands business development lead, focused on North and South America, and Australasia. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2008, Mr. Bishop was a paper and forest products research analyst and prior to that held various forest industry operating and financial positions.
Mr. Bishop holds an MBA from the Ivey School of Business at Western University and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia. He received his British Columbia Registered Professional Forester designation in 1990.
Wyatt Hartley - Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Wyatt Hartley is Senior Vice President at Brookfield Asset Management and Chief Financial Officer of Acadian. Wyatt is responsible for the financial reporting, risk management, corporate finance and overall funding activities of Acadian Timber. Wyatt joined Brookfield’s Infrastructure Group in 2010 and has held a number of senior finance roles within the organization. A graduate of Queen’s University, Wyatt is a Chartered Accountant and began his career at one of the big four accounting firms.
Marcia A. McKeague - Vice President, Maine Woodland Operations
Marcia is a Vice President of Acadian Timber and responsible for the operations of Acadian Timber's 310,000 acres of timberlands in Maine and is also President of Katahdin Timberlands LLC, a company owning and managing over 600 recreational leased lots in Maine. Prior to joining Brookfield in 2003, Marcia managed both the wood procurement activities and the timberlands of Great Northern Paper during the time that the company owned 2 million acres and operated a sawmill and 2 pulp and paper mills. Marcia has over 30 years of experience in the forest industry primarily in planning and operations management functions. She holds a Bachelors of Science in Forestry from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Science in Forestry from Michigan State University and is a licensed professional forester in Maine.
Luc Ouellet - Vice President, New Brunswick Woodland Operations
Luc is a Vice President of Acadian Timber and responsible for the operations of Acadian Timber’s 765,000 acres of private timberlands and 1.3 million acres of public timberlands in New Brunswick. Prior to joining Acadian Timber in 2006, he worked for Fraser Papers as Woodland Manager in New Brunswick and Maine responsible for harvesting operations, silviculture, road construction and forest operations planning on freehold and Crown land. Luc is a Registered Professional Forester in New Brunswick and Maine, a member of the Professional Engineer Association in New Brunswick and has been involved in managing timberlands for over 25 years. Luc holds a Bachelor in Forest Engineering from the University of New Brunswick.
Kevin Topolniski - Chief Forester
Kevin is Chief Forester of Brookfield Timberlands. Prior to his current role, Kevin served in a similar capacity at Fraser Papers for 10 years. His experience in the forest industry includes forest operations, forest management planning, computer information systems, environmental management systems and research and development. With Fraser Papers, Kevin was instrumental in the achievement of sustainable forestry certification on lands currently managed by Acadian Timber in New Brunswick. Kevin is a Registered Professional Forester with more than 30 years experience in the industry.