Zach Knight is the Co-Founder and CEO of Blue Forest. Prior to founding Blue Forest, he started his career in finance at Merrill Lynch where he specialized in structured finance.
Zach also served as a high-yield and distressed corporate bond trader before leaving Wall Street to pursue an MBA at UC-Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with a focus on sustainability and environmental investing.
Zach holds an MBA with honors from UC Berkeley and a BA in economics from Cornell. At BFC, Zach leads the outreach program with foundations and the conservation finance community. He also leads BFC’s engagement with the US Forest Service and the State of California.
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We will build a bridge between the Swedish and Californian Forest sectors and inspire a dialogue with the potential to influence the future direction of forestry.
Our goal is to stimulate a dialogue between major forestry sectors across the Atlantic, encouraging the exchange of both new and existing innovations.
Creating a dialogue between Swedish and Californian forestry sectors in light of the creation of new technologies for crisis management, as seen from environmental, social, and political outfits.