Managing Director, Impact and Advocacy
Radha Kuppalli is Managing Director, Impact and Advocacy, at New Forests, advancing the company’s sustainability strategy and vision. New Forests manages AUD 7.7 billion in assets across 1.2 million hectares of sustainable forest plantations, carbon projects, conservation areas and agriculture across the Asia-Pacific region and the United States.
Radha’s 20-year career has been focused on driving capital markets toward investing in climate change solutions and sustainable development, including working in global carbon markets since 2001. Radha is a director of the Board of New Forests and member of the company’s Executive Committee and all Investment Committees. She has been with New Forests since 2006 and previously lead capital raising and client relations and founded the company’s US investment business. She is also a Non-Executive Director of Timberlink Australia and a Non-Executive Director of Greening Australia.
Radha has an MBA and a Master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University.