MaryKate Bullen

Associate Director, Sustainability & Communications
New Forests

MaryKate Bullen is part of New Forests’ investor services team and leads the company’s sustainability and corporate communications programs. This includes strategic planning and implementation of corporate sustainability and responsible investment initiatives, as well as oversight of the company’s Social and Environmental Management System and its implementation at the corporate and fund levels. She currently leads New Forests’ engagements to develop blended finance opportunities and impact investing measurement and monitoring approaches for the company’s funds under management. Bullen also leads corporate communications and media relations across New Forests globally. Bullen joined New Forests in 2008, originally in the company’s advisory services team and also previously developed and managed New Forests’ corporate research program, producing policy analyses and market outlooks on key features of the timberland and environmental markets asset classes. Bullen has a Bachelors degree in Anthropological Sciences (Honors) with a specialization in Population and Environment and a Masters degree in Latin American Studies from Stanford University.