Hans Lemm is the CEO of Green Resources A/S (‘GRAS’), East Africa’s largest forest development and wood processing company. The company manages 38,000ha of planted forest in Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda as well as sawmills and pole treatment plants in all three countries.
For a period of 11 years, prior to joining GRAS, Hans was the CEO of the Kilombero Valley Teak Company, Africa’s largest private teak plantation.
Previously Hans was on the board of Cape Pine Investment Holdings in South Africa and Peak Timbers in Swaziland as well as part of the Criterion Africa Partner’s forestry team on investment due diligence in East Africa.
Hans has worked in the East African forestry sector since 2002 and has built up extensive experience and network across the region.