Michael J. Edgar
Director of Asia Pacific Investments
A native of New Zealand and based in Auckland, Mr. Edgar is responsible for investments in Australia and New Zealand. In this capacity, he works with fund managers to assist with existing regional investments and develops and implements regional timberland acquisition strategies. He is also a member of GFP’s Board of Managers and its Investment Committee. Prior to joining the firm in 1999, Mr. Edgar held positions in general management, strategic planning, investment analysis, and general marketing for Fletcher Challenge, a New Zealand-based forest products company. He has extensive international experience in all sectors of the forest products industry including his role as general manager of the Chilean joint venture involving a GFP timberfund and Fletcher Challenge. Mr. Edgar holds a B Com from the University of Auckland.