Founder and Managing Member of Essex Timber Company, a timberland management company
Mr. Wilhelm (Wil) Merck serves on the board of SYSTEMIQ, Ltd. and on the President’s Council at Resources for the Future.
Previously, he was an analyst and investment manager at Adams, Harkness & Hill in Boston. He has also served on the board of the New England Forestry Foundation where he was co-chair of the Pingree Campaign, and is past President of the Merck Family Fund. From 2011–2017, Mr. Merck served as Chair of the Board of Woods Hole Research Center (now Woodwell Climate).
He holds a B.A. from Kenyon College.