Nick Oakes

Nick Oakes

Investment Director Brazil

Nick leads the implementation of the fund’s investment strategy in Brazil. Nick’s work encompasses new fund development, opportunity screening, new deal development, working with local partners and monitoring of investments.

Nick previously founded an ethical consumer brand, Vero Drinks, bringing ethically-sourced Brazilian fruits to UK markets, a company now shuttered. Nick set-up the Forests and Finance Programme at Global Canopy Programme, where he oversaw projects financing forest conservation and sustainable land use in Brazil and Peru. Prior to that Nick was a senior analyst for a start-up offering carbon market analysis and financial products for carbon portfolio managers, traders and brokers.

Nick has an MSc in Environmental Technology, specialising in Environmental Economics and Policy, from Imperial College London, a Master of Physics from the University of Manchester, and passed Level I of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) examination in 2013.

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