Michael has worked in the forestry investment management sector for almost 15 years, across several different roles in Australia, New Zealand, and the United States. In his current role, Michael is responsible for business development activities, researching, analysing, and executing on strategies to profitably grow the business. Michael is tasked with identifying investment strategies that seek to generate excellent returns to our clients but also enrich the landscapes and communities where we operate by addressing environmental and social challenges. Previously, Michael worked in New Forests’ investments team, where he had a lead role in originating deal opportunities and managing the investment of capital for New Forests’ funds in the Australia-New Zealand region. Michael also holds formal roles contributing to the strategic management and governance of investments in Australia and the United States. Michael has an MBA from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor in Environmental Management from Macquarie University. Michael is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.