Business Unit Leader Forest Resources Alberta – Pacific Forest Industries Inc.
Ray Cloutier has nearly 20 years’ experience in the forestry sector in Alberta. After receiving his degree in Forest Management from the University of Alberta in 2003, Ray worked several years with a forestry consulting firm in Athabasca and Edmonton carrying out various field and mapping duties.
From there, Ray moved with his family to Lac La Biche to work with the Government of Alberta working his way through several roles within the Forestry department.
In 2013, Ray made the transition back to industry, joining Al-Pac as an Operations Planner. Since then, he has also worked as Planning Lead and two years ago moved into his current role of Business Unit Leader of Forest Resources. His key areas of responsibility include Strategic, Tactical, and Operations Planning, Silviculture, and Al-Pac’s Poplar Farms Program.
Ray is also currently enrolled in an Executive MBA Program at the University of Alberta with scheduled completion of May 2020.
Ray currently resides on an acreage outside of Lac La Biche with his wife, Joyce, and children, Braeden and Emily.