Forestry Innovation Investment

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Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd.
TypeCrown Corporation
FoundedMarch 2003
Area served
Key people
Michael Loseth, CEO; Silas Brownsey, Chair
ServicesMarketing, Research

Forestry Innovation Investment Ltd. (FII) is a provincial government publicly owned, funded and operated company of the province of British Columbia, Canada.

It was set up by the government to promote BC wood products, educate on provincial forest practices, and provide research around sustainable forest management, life cycle analysis and the benefits of using wood products.


  • Market Development
  • Market Outreach
  • Business Innovation
  • Market Development in China through FII Shanghai

FII Shanghai[edit]

FII operates a wholly owned subsidiary in Shanghai for market development projects in China. FII Shanghai is responsible for building demonstration projects designed to showcase BC wood as a construction medium. FII has also built two demonstration homes in Mongolia.


FII is governed by a Board of Directors that is accountable to the B.C. Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation. The Minister provides direction to the Board through the issuing of a Shareholder's Letter of Expectations. The Board is responsible for appointing the Chief Executive Officer and for overseeing FII's policies, priorities and strategies.

FII operates out of offices in Vancouver, Shanghai and Beijing.


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