Meet the committee

Pro Silva Ireland has a diverse committee of professional people who are passionate about a new sustainable direction for Irish forests.

The voluntary committee has: expert knowledge and practical experience of Close-to-Nature continuous cover management, forest harvesting,  expertise in forest ecology and forest mycology, forest policy development, timber quality and furniture design expertise and forest-farm advisory knowledge.

The Chair and Vice-Chair of Pro Silva Ireland are elected at the annual AGM.  Other committee members are appointed by the Chair at the first committee meeting after the AGM.

Manus Crowley: Treasurer

Forest consultant/forest ecologist: Enfor, Kilkenny
Msc. Environmental Forestry (Bangor)
BSc, Environmental Biology (UCD)


Jonathan Spazzi

Teagasc Forestry Development Officer
Consultant Forester and Mycologist
MSIF/AIFCBSc (Hons.) Forest
Management (Newton Rigg)
MSc Forestry (Bangor)