Jeffrey Hatcher

Managing Director, Indufor North America

Jeff leads Indufor's North America office, with a 16-year track record in the field of natural resource governance and responsible land-based investments. His extensive client portfolio includes organizations such as the World Bank, Rainforest Foundation Norway, International Land and Forest Tenure Facility, Climate and Land Use Alliance, IUCN, USAID, and UNDP BioFin. Prior to joining Indufor, Jeff served as the Director for Global Programs at Rights and Resources Group, where he spearheaded initiatives focused on forest governance and land tenure, as well as policy dialogues on REDD+. Jeff began his career at FAO, working on natural resource policy reforms in Sudan and South Sudan. He has collaborated with public and private sector actors in multiple countries. He holds an MBA from INSEAD, an MA in Development Studies from the University of Pavia, and a BA in International Relations from the College of William and Mary. Jeff is also proficient in French, Italian, and Spanish.