David Shelton

David Shelton leads timberland acquisitions and dispositions programs for New Forests’ Australia-New Zealand forestry funds and is the co-portfolio manager for the company’s funds in the region. David manages a Sydney-based team responsible for sourcing and evaluating new investment opportunities, including structuring and executing transactions, financial analysis, business planning, negotiation, due diligence, and tax planning. He has experience working on investment transactions and research projects in more than 15 countries, primarily in Australasia. David has a Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours) from Charles Sturt University and a MBA from the Australian Graduate School of Management.

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