Michelle Buckles is part of New Forests’ investor services team and manages capital raising and the investor relations program for US investors and US investment products. Based in San Francisco, Michelle Buckles supports clients and prospective clients throughout the investment process from due diligence, to investment agreements, to reporting and administration. She also leads development and execution of the US fund marketing strategy. Michelle has extensive investment industry experience, including alternative asset business development, as well as six years developing sustainable agriculture impact investments in developing countries. Michelle earned a B.S. in Finance from the Kelley School at Indiana University, Bloomington, and an MBA from the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley.