Introducing the Bracken Timbers Board of Directors. You would be hard-pressed to find a more passionate, knowledgeable and dedicated group of people. Feel free to reach out to any one of us and we will gladly assist you.
Patricia is Chairperson on our Board of Directors. Patricia currently manages an indigenous tree nursery in Hillcrest with her husband, Howard.
Forestry (Forest Science) from Stellenbosch University. Oversees all business divisions of Bracken.
Martin is the founder and owner at Bracken, taking over Bracken farm from his father in 1958.
Manages the Sawmilling and Charcoal operations of Bracken.
Manages the Agricultural Division and Technical Advisor to Bracken’s vehicle workshop.
Land Management (Hons) from the Royal Agricultural University, Cirencester, U.K. Manages all Forestry operations of Bracken.
Manages the Finance and Administration Division as well as Charcoal Marketing at Bracken.
Ian holds a degree in Agricultural Management from UKZN and an MBA from UCT. Ian owns and manages his own forestry business in Greytown.
In addition to our Board of Directors, Bracken Timbers boasts a loyal and efficient team of approximately 1500 employees from our surrounding community where unemployment rates are high. At the heart of our operations, we remain a community-orientated business, focused on permanent job creation.
Tour our comprehensive and environmentally sound Forestry processes here.
Discover our no-till soybean and monoculture-busting maize production activities.
Learn more about our charcoal production and minimum-to-no waste process here.
Explore the Bracken process of producing lumber of exceptional quality.