Timothy Robards leads forestry and carbon analytics for New Forests’ carbon and conservation forestry investments in the United States. Timothy has over 25 years of experience as a forester and forest biometrician and provides quantitative oversight of forestry and forest carbon projects in the assessment, project development, and operational phases. Timothy has developed and led forest carbon research and consulting programs in the private sector following a 20-year career with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. He was also quantitative lead on the Climate Action Reserve forest protocol, which was the model for the California compliance protocol used by the Air Resources Board. Timothy has a bachelor’s degree in Forest Management from Purdue University as well as a Master of Science and PhD with a focus on Forest Biometrics and Climate Change from the University of California, Berkeley.