| Conservation Banking, Forestry | Investor Services, Sustainability Management
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. This includes managing New Forests’ commitments to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment and managing the company’s Social and Environmental Management System and its implementation at the corporate and fund levels. She also contributes to the company’s forest carbon and biodiversity investment projects in Australia and Asia Pacific with policy and market analysis and technical support for project development. Previously, MaryKate worked for three years in the company’s consulting business, providing advisory services to investors, landowners and intergovernmental organizations on commercialization strategies for environmental assets, including Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) and market-based tools for conservation.