Executive Director, Investor Services
Master of Environmental Management2005
Radha Kuppalli is Executive Director, Investor Services, of New Forests, a sustainable forestry investment management firm with over $3.5 billion in assets under management in the Asia-Pacific region and United States. Her oversight includes product development and communication of New Forests’ investment strategies in the institutional investment market; integration of responsible investment and ESG innovations into investment strategy; client relations and funds marketing; brand stewardship and thought leadership to place New Forests as a leading investment manager in the forestry sector; and institutional investment and forestry markets research. She is a member of New Forests’ Board of Directors and Executive Committee and is a member of various Investment Committees. Radha has been with New Forests since 2006. Her 20-year career has been focused on driving capital markets toward investing in climate change solutions and sustainable development, with a specialist focus on conservation finance and carbon markets. Radha has a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Economic Theory from American University in Washington, D.C., and an MBA and master’s degree in Environmental Management from Yale University’s School of Management and School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She is on the Advisory Board of the Center for Business and Environment at Yale University and is an associate of the Yale World Fellows Program. She is also an alumna of the Junior Fellows Program of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. She is based in Sydney, Australia.