We have a strong focus on carbon project development and offer personalised and friendly service.
Landari has been established by Arjan Wilkie and Simon Penfold who, with their combined forestry experience of over 55 years, seek to provide new opportunities and increased revenue for their clients.
The Landari Team
Simon is a career plantation executive, having worked in government and large industrial organisations at senior level for almost four decades. Simon is an experienced forester and business manager who has established African Mahogany plantations in the Northern Territory and Brazil. He has been active on the carbon market developments associated with plantations in Eastern Australia.
Simon's roles have included executive positions at Hancocks Victorian Plantations, Australian New Energy, African Mahogany Australia and several other organisations, including Pentarch Forest Products and Global Plantation Resources.
Simon played a central role in the development of the Western Australian Blue Gum sector and the Victorian Plantations Corporation. He has also been involved in the purchase by Hancocks of Australian Paper Plantations in 2000 and several recent capital raising activities in Australia and Brazil for international scale greenfields timber plantations.
Arjan has been working in plantation forestry since 1998 and has been operating a spatial analysis consultancy EcoGeoSpatial since 2010, providing remote sensing, specialist mapping and spatial analysis services to state and local government, and to private businesses both domestic and international.
Arjan's main areas of work include plantation forestry, native vegetation, koala habitat, bushfire prone land, enterprise site selection (agriculture, horticulture), regional climate change impacts, soil and biomass carbon accounting, socio-ecological landscapes, mining and agriculture, project development, planning and regulatory advice and business system development.
Arjan grew up in Armidale NSW in the 1970s and 1980s, and returned in 2012 with his family.