Vice President of Research and Sustainability
Rayonier, Inc.


Tom Fox is a silviculturist with expertise in forest fertilization and tree nutrition, silviculture of Appalachian hardwoods, intensive silviculture of southern pine plantation; forest soils, rhizosphere chemistry, environmental sustainability of intensive forest management, and ecophysiology of managed forest stands. He is a former Honorable Garland Gray Professor of Forestry and Professor of Forest Soils and Silviculture at Virginia Tech, the former Co-Director of the Forest Productivity Cooperative, and the former Site Director of the NSF Center for Advanced Forestry Systems.


University of Maine, BS Forestry
Virginia Tech, MS Forestry
University of Florida, PhD Soil Sciences