Vice President of Business Development
Canadian Timber Structures has been spearheaded by Werner Hofstätter since April 2010. Mr. Hofstätter brings extensive experience in business development, financial and operational analysis and performance management. His background includes key roles as General Manager of the Corporate Renaissance Group
, Director of Operational Analysis for NAV Canada, and Director of Capital Investment and Evaluation Planning for Canada Post. Werner entered the green sector when he briefly served as the Director of the BC Ministry of Forest’s “Wood First Initiative
”, where he was instrumental in developing BC’s “Wood First Initiative”, implementing the Wood First Act and promoting innovative technologies such as bio-energy and cross-laminated timber. He holds a Canadian Securities Certificate and an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree from Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business, where he has also lectured in corporate finance. Werner is also the Wood First Advisor to BC’s “Wood Enterprise Coalition
”, a partnership between the Canadian Wood Council’s Wood WORKS! Project
, FPInnovations and the BC Wood Specialties Group.