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New Forests new MD

Mark Rogers

Mark Rogers

New Forests has appointed Mark Rogers as managing director for Australia-New Zealand. Source: Timberbiz

Mr Rogers will be the senior executive responsible for the company’s investment activities in the region, including oversight of acquisitions as well as management of existing investments in operating companies and forestry assets located across Australia and New Zealand.

He will lead three teams dedicated to new investments, portfolio management, and investment analytics with staff located in Sydney, Melbourne, and New Zealand.

Mr Rogers brings more than 18 years of experience in infrastructure, natural resources, and energy.

For the last nine years, he has been an investment executive with Colonial First State Asset Management, most recently as director of direct infrastructure and was previously involved in large scale infrastructure project developments with Origin Energy.

Mr Rogers will have oversight of all new investments and will be responsible for continuing to drive value creation across New Forests’ funds in Australia and New Zealand.

He will also be a member of New Forests’ Investment Committee, Executive Committee, and regional Management Committee for Australia and New Zealand.