Forestry

Jessamine Fitzpatrick is focused on timberland and environmental markets investments for the real assets team at New Island Capital Management.
Todd Gartner is a Senior Associate for the World Resources Institute’s People and Ecosystem Program.
Since 2012, after transitioning from the World Resources Institute, Logan Yonavjak began working as an independent consultant in impact investing and conservation finance. She has worked with a number of U.S.
Since 2010, Anna Ebers has been a research assistant at the Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management at SUNY-ESF, in upstate New York, working on economics of conservation easements.
Julie brings knowledge of land use patterns and environmental management to Bio-Logical Capital’s strategic decisions and investment analysis. She helps the team evaluate and communicate business models that integrate social, ecological and economic systems on the land.
William Sellers IV is the founder and managing partner of Atlantic Timber Advisors, a consulting firm serving timberland landowners and investors. Will’s involvement in the timber industry stems from timberland that his family has owned for over a century.
Pat Sadler is a forester with WoodWise Land Company LLC in Rochester New York. WoodWise is a privately held timberland investment group, which focuses on northern hardwoods, with 12,000 acres currently in management.
Brad Hunter is currently an MBA candidate at University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School. The past summer was spent with GE Capital looking at opportunities to integrate carbon finance into traditional timberland lending.
MaryKate Hanlon, Manager, Sustainability, Research, & Communications, is part of New Forests' investor services team and works across sustainability, policy and market research, and corporate communications functions.
James Lucas, a professional forester in British Columbia, is currently completing a Masters in Forestry at Yale University. With six years ofexperience in the forest industry, James is interested in how free-market tools
Hostettler is managing partner of Cycad Inc. in Switzerland. He has professional expertise in environmental engineering with focuses on gravel pits, quarries, and landfills.
Derek Van Marter is an impartial facilitator and has actively led collaborative decision-making among various interests for over fifteen years.
Rachel Holmes is an urban forester working for Groundwork Bridgeport, a non-profit based in Bridgeport, Connecticut dedicated to improving the lives of residents through community-based landscape restoration.