Managing Director, Investor Services, New Forests
Radha Kuppalli is Managing Director, Investor Services at New Forests. New Forests is a sustainable forestry investment management business with $3.7 billion in assets under management across Australia, New Zealand, the United States, and Southeast Asia. Radha’s 20-year career has been focused on driving capital markets toward investing in climate change solutions and sustainable development. She leads New Forests’ Investor Services business unit. Her oversight includes product development and communication of New Forests’ investment strategies in the institutional investment market; integration of responsible investment and ESG innovations into investment strategy; client relations and funds marketing; brand stewardship and thought leadership to place New Forests as a leading investment manager in the forestry sector; and institutional investment and forestry markets research. She is a director of the board of New Forests Pty Ltd, member of the company’s Executive Committee, and a member of various Investment Committees. Radha has been with New Forests since 2006.
Radha has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Economic Theory from American University in Washington, D.C., and an MBA and master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University’s School of Management and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Business and Environment at Yale University and is an associate of the Yale World Fellows Program. She is also an alumna of the Junior Fellows Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.