Chris Martin currently works as an Investment Associate, Brazil at Resource Management Service LLC. RMS is a leading global timberland investment firm managing $4.4 billion of assets for public pension funds, endowments, foundations, insurance companies, and family offices. Chris graduated from Yale with Master of Forestry and MBA degrees in 2018. At Yale, he studied natural resource management, timberland investments, conservation finance and developing markets. While at Yale, he has held positions with the Yale School Forests, J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. and Klabin S.A. (Brazil’s largest pulp & paper producer).
Prior to Yale, Chris worked as Program Associate of the Andes-Amazon Initiative at the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. He graduated summa cum laude in Environmental Studies from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2012. Chris is from Connecticut but has spent over a decade living in South America, Europe, and Asia. Chris is fluent in Portuguese and proficient in Spanish. He is an avid trail-runner, amateur piano-accordionist, and mediocre salsa dancer.