XV World Forestry Congress


Heidi Brock

American Forest Paper Association

President and CEO


As President and CEO of the American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), Heidi Brock serves as the chief advocate for the pulp, paper, packaging and wood products manufacturing sector – an industry which accounts for approximately four percent of the total U.S. manufacturing GDP, manufactures nearly $300 billion in products annually and employs approximately 950,000 people. Brock has led AF&PA throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and represents an essential and sustainable industry committed to the safe manufacture of paper and wood products.