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Meet the dedicated managers guiding our people and our business

Our leadership team drives the daily management and planning of our business. Committed to fostering a safe and healthy workplace, they empower employees to successfully achieve our business objectives through good governance and strong stewardship. These managers work together as a team to provide strong strategic and operational leadership to the broader HQP organisation, and take a focused approach to the culture of HQP to ensure its integration into everyday operations.

Jason WilsonImage of Chief Executive Office

Responsible for company-wide operations, Jason provides the operating framework to achieve our business goals and our vision of a safe, sustainable future for our people, our plantations and our communities.

Having joined HQP in 2023, Jason is an experienced CEO with extensive executive-level experience in the forest and timber industry both in Australia and New Zealand. He is passionate about being a part of sustainable forest management and the broader industries we support.

Jason holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Management from Lincoln University New Zealand, and a Master of Enterprise from the Melbourne Business School. More recently, Jason completed the Senior Executive Program at Stanford University in California.

With more than 25 years in the industry, Jason brings experience from a range of markets and roles including developing engineered wood product businesses, leading the strategic redevelopment of large timber manufacturing facilities, and the merger and acquisition of businesses to achieve growth potential both domestically and internationally. Recently, Jason also lead the partnership between government, industry, the workforce, and Māori to strengthen New Zealand’s forestry and wood processing supply chain.

Jason will continue to drive HQP’s vision to create and sustain plantation value and security for generations.