Professor (chair) of Silviculture, Forest Ecology and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)
Tomas Lundmark is a professor of silviculture at SLU in Umeå, Sweden. His background is in silviculture and forest ecophysiology and his early research focused on photosynthesis, temperature stress, photoinhibition and Scots pine seedlings.
His current research is about carbon sequestration and carbon balance of managed boreal forests, even-aged vs. uneven-aged management and forest fertilization. He has experience of practical forestry, as for more than 20 years he has been responsible for the practical forestry of 5500 ha of forestland.
He has far reaching experiences in research leadership and is well recognized in the Swedish forest sector and regularly engaged in commissions of trust both by governmental agencies and by the forestry business sector in Sweden as well as internationally.
He is member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Forestry and Agriculture and has also served as Dean at the Faculty of Forest Sciences, SLU.