David Brand

David Brand founded New Forests in 2005 and leads the company’s investment programs. He is a member of New Forests’ Board of Directors and is the Chair of the company’s Investment Committees. David has over 30 years’ experience in timberland investment, forest management, science, and public policy. David is dedicated to innovative, responsible investment strategies in the forest sector and associated assets, including infrastructure, bioenergy, and environmental markets. Previously, David was responsible for investment programs that integrated timber management with emerging environmental market opportunities at Hancock Natural Resources Group (HNRG). Prior to joining HNRG, David was the Executive General Manager of State Forests of NSW where he led pioneering transactions in the commercial development of environmental markets. From 1985-1995 David worked with the Canadian Forest Service as a scientist, director of scientific programs, and ultimately as national Director-General of Science and Sustainable Development. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Washington, DC-based non-governmental organisation Forest Trends and on the Board of Trustees of Bangkok-based Intergovernmental Organisation, The Centre for People and Forests. David has a PhD from the University of British Columbia and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of Toronto in Canada.

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Sydney

Level 23
141 Walker Street
North Sydney, NSW 2060
Australia
Ph: +61 2 9406 4100

Mailing Address

PO Box 434
North Sydney, NSW 2059
Australia

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Singapore

1 Raffles Quay
#09-05, North Tower
Singapore 048583
Ph: +65 6817 8620

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San Francisco

235 Pine Street
Suite 1475
San Francisco, CA 94104
United States
Ph: +1 415 321 3300

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Melbourne

Level 10
492 St Kilda Road
Melbourne, VIC 3004
Australia
Ph: +61 436 675 880

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