Paul Cousar

Paul joined Lyme in 2023 to lead long-term planning and forest analytics at Lyme. Paul has 25 years of experience working as a decision support analyst for timberland investments and ongoing management operations. Prior to Lyme, Paul worked at SIG as lead biometrician, responsible for forest inventory design and statistical analysis, growth and yield modeling using Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS), linear programming and harvest scheduling, and database design and management, in support of voluntary and compliance forest carbon offset projects, timberland valuation, and forest inventory operations. Prior to joining SIG, Paul worked for some of the largest timberland investment and management companies in the US, including Hancock Forest Management and Forest Capital Partners. Paul holds a B.S. in Forest Management/Business Administration from Colorado State University and an M.S. in Forest Management from Oregon State University.