David Gardner has been CIO, Forestry and a member of the Forestry Investment Committee at Gresham House since May 2020. He joined the firm from Global Forest Partners LP, a US based timber management and investment company, where he worked from 2009 to 2019. David is responsible for developing the company’s international growth as well as supporting the management of the existing forestry investments. While at Global Forest Partners, David served as an Investment Director as well as being a partner and serving on the Investment Committee. Prior to that, he worked at the international management consulting firm Pӧyry, based in Singapore. David has over 30 years of experience in the global forest industry, with the last ten years focused on international institutional investment and asset management in forestry. David holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master’s degree in Forestry and is an MBA graduate from Cranfield University.