Peter Mertz "is CEO and Founder of Global Forest Partners. GFP is headquartered in West Lebanon, New Hampshire and is one of the largest timber investment management organizations in the world. Mr. Mertz has more than 25 years of forest management, analytical and investment experience in the timberland business. Prior to co-founding GFP, he was the Managing Director of UBS Timber Investors. Before joining UBS in 1995, he was Division Manager of Acquisitions, Economics and Planning for the International Paper Company. Mr. Mertz is a University of Michigan alumnus with a BS in Forestry from the School of Natural Resources and Environment and an MBA from the Ross School of Business. He is a Certified Forester and a Member of the Society of American Foresters and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development." 
- External Advisory Board, Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise
Resources and articles
- Peter Mertz, Erb Institute, accessed June 13, 2010.