MaryKate Bullen leads New Forests’ sustainability and corporate communications programs, bringing more than a decade’s experience in sustainable forestry and land use issues to her passion for contributing to environmental and social solutions through responsible forestry investment. She has oversight for the company’s corporate sustainability, responsible investment, and impact initiatives, and represents New Forests in key external engagements and investment groups. 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.