Michael Ackerman

Michael Ackerman

Michael Ackerman

Chief executive officer | Ecoforests Canada

Michael Ackerman is the CEO of Ecoforests Canada. His forestry investment expertise dates back to more than 10 years. He obtained his international business degree from Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto, Canada Followed by a program on negotiation from Saïd Business school at Oxford University.

He has spent the last 10 years advocating and promoting forestry investments world-wide. Mr. Ackerman is also the founder of PMA International, a leading trading company in Canada and Co-Founder of Urban Forest a digital platform that raises private capital in order to improve the forest area of the City of Toronto.

His commitment for a better planet has brought him important partnerships with the likes of Mckinsey and Co, Warnell School of Forestry, Bayer Crop Science and the Clinton Foundation.