Rafal Chudy is part of the Investor Services team where he is responsible for ensuring that strong research and evidence-based insights underpin New Forests’ investment programs. In this role, Rafał undertakes economic research and analysis related to forest product markets, provides advice on economic policy issues affecting New Forests’ investment programs, and supports New Forests Timber Products, providing relevant market information and insights to inform timber products marketing. Rafal has over 10 years of experience in forestry and forest industry businesses worldwide. His research has appeared in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at the international forest and natural resource economics conferences. He has a Master of Science (Forestry) degree from Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Master of Science (Forestry and Environmental Resources) from North Carolina State University, Master of Science (Forest Management) from Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, and a PhD in Forest Economics (specialising in Forest Sector Modelling) from Norwegian University of Life Sciences. Rafal also has a post graduate diploma in Financial Controlling in Capital Markets Groups from Warsaw School of Economics.