Dwayne Bertrand

Senior Managing Director, Hancock Natural Resource Partners

Dwayne leads the team responsible for global acquisition sourcing and disposition efforts focused on opportunities with vertically integrated operations, land based value-add strategies, and/or credit and minority equity investments, for the HNRG agriculture platform.  A corporate banker/investor and 22-year Hancock/Manulife veteran, Dwayne brings to HNRG over 33 years of business development, relationship management, credit analysis and workout experience, primarily in agribusiness. Prior to joining HNRG in 2018, Dwayne was Vice President & Senior Managing Director – Head of North America Workout & Recovery at Manulife Financial, where he was responsible for oversight of problem credits and new investment approvals for debt and equity in Canada and the United States. He holds a B.S. in accounting and finance from California State University, Fresno and an executive MBA from Golden Gate University.  He also attended Pacific Coast Banking School and two Harvard Business School executive food and agribusiness programs.