Kent is a Partner and Managing Member of Conservation Resource Partners, LLC, which manages private equity funds in the real asset space. Prior to his current role, Kent managed timber acquisitions at The Nature Conservancy for fifteen years. Kent has served on the boards of the Forest Stewardship Council, the U.S Endowment for Forestry and Communities, and the Forest History Society. Kent has degrees from Cornell and Oxford Universities. He lives in the Finger Lakes of New York with his wife, five children, a foster-daughter from Rwanda, and a not-very-bright Labrador retriever.