Lees Seymour is the Executive General Manager New Zealand for OneFortyOne and is based in Nelson, New Zealand.
Lees is a qualified forester, with an MBA with Distinction from Massey University, and has further business qualifications from the Insead Business School in France. He has chaired the NZ Forest Industries Council, as well as NZ Wood and has been a board member of a number of forestry industry organisations over the years. Until recently he was President of the Nelson Chamber of Commerce, and on the Board of the Cawthron Institute in Nelson. He is currently on the Forest Owners’ Association Executive Council as well as an independent director of the property committee of Wakatū Incorporation. He is married with two children, and of Ngāti Hikairo affiliation (Kāwhia – West of Hamilton New Zealand).