MaryKate Bullen is part of New Forests’ investor services team and leads the company’s sustainability and corporate communications programs. This includes strategic planning and implementation of corporate sustainability and responsible investment initiatives, as well as oversight of the company’s Social and Environmental Management System and its implementation at the corporate and fund levels. MaryKate also leads corporate communications and media relations across New Forests globally. MaryKate joined New Forests in 2008, originally in the company’s advisory services team and also previously developed and managed New Forests’ corporate research program, producing policy analyses and market outlooks on key features of the timberland and environmental markets asset classes. MaryKate has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropological Sciences (Honors) with a specialisation in Population and Environment and a Master of the Arts in Latin American Studies from Stanford University.