Mitchell Kosches

Associate Partner, BTG Pactual and Chief Operating Officer and Head of Investment Management, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group

Mitch has spent his career in accounting, finance, and investment banking, including more than 12 years of timberland investment experience. Mitch oversees all phases of transaction execution and investment management within TIG. Prior to this role, he was a Founder and COO of Equator, LLC and its Brazilian subsidiary, TTG Brasil, where he was responsible for day-to-day operations. Prior to joining TTG Brasil, Mitch was the CFO of Chatham Energy Partners, LLC and Madison Trading, LLC. Mitch also worked as an investment banker, first at Gruntal & Co., and later at Brean Murray and Co., Inc. and as an accounting manager in Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette’s Merchant Banking Group. Mitch is a licensed CPA, earned his B.S. from the State University of New York at Albany and his M.B.A. from New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business.