Charl de Villiers is the Director of the European office of Margules Groome Consulting, based in the Netherlands. Margules Groome is an international management consultancy focused on the forestry, wood products, and agricultural tree crop sectors.

Charl is a professional with more than 20 years’ experience in the forestry sector. His work has taken him to many countries in Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Africa. His areas of interest include technical and commercial project feasibility assessments, appraisals, asset performance assessments, wood market studies, and resource utilisation strategies.

Prior to joining Margules Groome in 2018, he was the Head of Forestry at Pöyry Management Consulting, UK (now AFRY), Planning Manager for Ernslaw One, New Zealand, and Technical Manager for Masonite Africa Limited, South Africa.

Charl holds a forestry degree from Stellenbosch University and is a member of the New Zealand Institute of Forestry (NZIF).