Court is responsible for HNRG’s investment strategy and economic research. Court is a leading expert on the application of financial economic models to forest assets and timberland companies. His research has been published in numerous economics, finance and forestry journals. Court began his career at Hancock Natural Resource Group in 1990. Court is a chairman of the HNRG Natural Resource Investment Committee, with authority to implement investment actions on behalf of its clients. Court holds an M.S. in Forest Policy from the University of California and a Ph.D. in Forest Economics from Yale University.