About us

TERGAO equals hardwood


About Our Team

The TERGAO team is composed of talented people of many nationalities and cultures. In our team we have agricultural specialists,  veterans of the hardwood industry, marketing experts, senior buyers, a marine biologist, economists, forestry specialist and even a philosopher.

Seasoned with many years of experience, a few MBA’s and  blessed with a worldwide network.

Although we are all very different we have a few things in common

  •      We believe sustainability is a goal we should all strive for 
  •      We believe in strength through diversity
  •      Transparency is an asset, not a risk
  •      We are open and approachable

Besides that. We love what we do

"The future is not some place we are going, but one we are creating. The paths are not to be found, but made. And the activity of making them changes both the maker and their destination." --John Schaar

TERGAO organizes EUTR seminars at Carrefour du Bois Nantes

At the last Carrefour du Bois, TERGAO organized a set of lectures about the EU Timber Regulation and its impact on the EU wood industry. The event was sponsored by the EFI and ETTF.

The presentations on the EUTR and its potential effects on business and trade, were given by ATIBT,  ETTF, Le Commerce du Bois and the French Ministry of Agriculture.

TERGAO plays a very active role in advocating the EUTR and other market initiatives and regulations that protect our rain forests

Read full ETTF article


Appetite for Destruction

A report examining the extent and impacts of China’s voracious consumption of timber, featuring several case studies from countries whose forests are being severely depleted, and calling on the Chinese Government to act swiftly and decisively in strengthening its enforcement and ensuring illegal timber is barred from its markets.


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