Timberland

Stephen Addicott | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Stephen Addicott | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Stephen is involved in relationship management, investment due diligence, negotiation and monitoring. He was previously with Willmott Forests as Forest Business Manager involved in sourcing and negotiating new business, and timberland investment modeling.

Prior to this, he was with URS as a senior consultant specialising in plantation management, timberland appraisals and due diligence.

Richard Bowley | Co-founder | London, UK

Richard Bowley | Co-founder | London, UK

Richard co-founded Stafford Timberland and co-developed Stafford Private Equity’s initial international expansion plan. Prior to this, Richard was CEO of Pantheon Ventures. He is involved in relationship management, strategy formulation and investment evaluation. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London and has a BSc Honours in Chemistry from Exeter University.

Andy Deng | Investment Analyst, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Andy Deng | Investment Analyst, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Andy is an Investment Analyst with Stafford Timberland and is involved in market research and due diligence for Timberland investments.

Prior to Stafford, Andy interned at Berenberg in the Investment Banking division, AFH Asset Management in the Investment Management division, and Handelsbanken in the Corporate & Retail Banking division.

He recently graduated from Warwick Business School with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting & Finance with a focus in Investment Management. He is currently studying towards the Investment Management Certification and CFA level I.

Dr. Miguel Fabra | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | Austin, Texas, US

Dr. Miguel Fabra | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | Austin, Texas, US

Miguel is involved in monitoring the operational and financial performance of investments, and due diligence focusing on timberland investments in South America.

He was previously with UPM as investment advisor and with Indufor as consultant involved in timberland appraisals internationally. Prior to this, he also founded BALMA, a consulting firm specialising in forest management and operations.

He holds a PhD in Forestry from the University of Eastern Finland.

Marek Guizot | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Marek Guizot | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Marek’s role includes investor relations, asset due diligence and monitoring of investment performance, with a specific focus on the Phaunos Timber Fund. He was previously the Forestry Director at Green Resources, a vertically integrated forest products company operating across East Africa. Prior to this he was a Principal at Pöyry Management Consulting UK, where he led a team providing advisory services to a wide range of stakeholders in the forest sector.

Duncan MacLeod | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | Sydney, Australia

Duncan MacLeod | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | Sydney, Australia

Duncan is an Investment Manager in Stafford’s Timberland business responsible for portfolio management, fund reporting and investment due diligence.

Duncan has extensive experience in the timberland sector having consulted to governments and private businesses over a number of years as a Senior Associate with URS in Melbourne. His sectoral knowledge spans forest product markets, sales and marketing processes, forestry valuation and strategic planning.

He is an Associate member of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and is currently working towards the completion of a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University.

Jerry Mahon | VP Portfolio Management, Stafford Timberland | Austin, Texas, US

Jerry Mahon | VP Portfolio Management, Stafford Timberland | Austin, Texas, US

Jerry has oversight over all in place US timberland investments.

Prior to joining Stafford, Jerry held various technical, operational, and investment management roles with both Timberland Investment Resources and The Molpus Woodlands Group.

He holds a Masters in Forest Resources, as well as a Bachelor's in Forestry and Wildlife Biology from the University of Georgia’s Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources.

Geoff Norman | Chairman and Co-founder | Sydney, Australia

Geoff Norman | Chairman and Co-founder | Sydney, Australia

Geoff is Chairman and co-founder of Stafford Capital Partners. Prior to this, he founded Pantheon Ventures’ Asia Pacific operations before it was acquired by Pantheon. Geoff is involved in relationship management, strategy formulation, and investment evaluation. He holds Bachelor degrees in law and finance, and earned a Masters degree in Management from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Sloan Fellow).

Daan Oranje | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | Sydney, Australia

Daan Oranje | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | Sydney, Australia

Daan is involved in relationship management, investment sourcing, due diligence, negotiation and research for investments in timber.

Daan was previously with URS as a senior consultant specialising in timberland appraisals and environmental audits.

He holds a Bachelor degree in forestry with honours from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in applied finance (FINSIA).