Principal, ForestEdge LLC

Robert W. Hagler currently serves as Principal of ForestEdge, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisor, and timber investment manager and consultancy serving family offices and direct timberland investors. Previously, Mr. Hagler served as Head of Investment Strategy and an International Portfolio Manager at the BTG Pactual Timberland Investment Group, positions he held after the acquisition by BTG Pactual of the Regions Timberland Group (RTG) in 2013. While at RTG, Mr. Hagler served as International Portfolio Manager, responsible for five globally oriented portfolios with assets in 6 countries on 3 continents outside of North America. Before joining RTG, Mr. Hagler held the position of Director for International Investment Strategies and Economic Research at Hancock Timber Resource Group, and International Portfolio Manager for Prudential Timber Investments.

In 1987, Mr. Hagler founded Wood Resources International Ltd., to improve consulting services to the international forest products community. Mr. Hagler also worked as a senior consultant with Arthur D. Little Inc., and has led and participated in a wide range of professional work in the forest products industry worldwide. Mr. Hagler has provided consulting and timber investment services within the global forest products industry for 33 years, in over 65 countries. He has addressed over 40 conferences on topics ranging from global timber supply/demand, to forest product markets and timberland investing worldwide.

Mr. Hagler’s experience and qualifications are reflected in the attached review of his responsibilities and achievements.