Goetz provides technical forestry, quantitative, and modelling support for New Forests as part of the Investment Analytics team. Goetz takes a leading role in the development of data management and analysis in support of special projects, including for New Forests’ sustainability program and data warehousing initiatives. Goetz has been working as an analyst in the forestry industry for over eight years. His work brought him assignments in Asia, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. He has worked on a broad range of projects focusing on the development and implementation of advanced technologies in the forest industry. These projects included the implementation of forest inventory software in Asia, the development of log export data collection software in New Zealand, and the utilisation of mechanised harvesting data in Australia and New Zealand. Goetz holds a B.Sc. in Forest Science from Germany and a M.Sc. in Forest Engineering from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand.