Head of TTG Forestry Services & US Operations, BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group
As Head of TTG and U.S. Operations, Richard focuses on supporting the management of TIG’s global assets in both the United States and abroad. Before joining TIG in 2015, Richard spent 6 years as Chief Operating Officer working for Brookfield’s Timber Funds in Brazil. Richard played a key role in growing Brookfield’s assets under management in Brazil from 60,000 hectares to 300,000 hectares as well as growing the operations to several separate but fully integrated operating businesses with more than 400 company employees and operations across several states. Prior to his role in Brazil, Richard held the position of Senior Manager – Planning and Lands at Longview Timberlands LLC, an operating company managed by Brookfield Asset Management. Richard holds a Master’s Degree in Quantitative Resource Management from the College of Forestry at the University of Washington and a Bachelor of Science in Forestry from Cal Poly where he graduated with honors.