Wood Business

Virtual Event
Women in Forestry 2022
March 8, 2022 at 11:00am EST

Charting a career path in forestry

Speaker: Susan Yurkovich, President and CEO, BC Council of Forest Industries, and President, BC Lumber Trade Council

Susan Yurkovich is a well-known leader in the forest industry. She will be discussing her experience in the sector, including how she got to her current position, advice for other women looking to reach executive positions in forestry and what companies need to implement to encourage more women to advance into and within the executive team. She will also take the time to answer audience’s questions and share advice during her presentation.

Susan Yurkovich
Susan Yurkovich is President and CEO of the BC Council of Forest Industries. She also serves as President of the BC Lumber Trade Council representing the interests of the B.C. forest industry on trade matters, including the Canada-U.S. Softwood Lumber Agreement.

Born and raised in British Columbia, Ms. Yurkovich has worked in the natural resources sector for more than 25 years. She currently serves as a Director of Centerra Gold, Governor of the Business Council of BC, Director of Vancouver College, and a member of the Faculty Advisory Board at UBC’s Sauder School of Business.