Nick O’Brien leads New Forests’ global Investment Analytics team, which conducts financial and forestry modelling and analysis related to New Forests’ investments. Nick oversees quantitative analysis of forestry assets in acquisition as well as the collaboration with operational teams to achieve optimal management outcomes once assets are acquired. This includes asset-level and portfolio-level modelling and reporting and analysis on key projects. He leads an experienced team in Sydney, Mt. Maunganui (New Zealand), San Francisco, and Singapore to ensure that New Forests applies a consistent and high-quality analytical approach to timber management and, where possible, added value through carbon products for regulatory and voluntary markets. Nick has a Bachelor and a Ph.D. in Forest Science from the University of Melbourne.