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Martin Foreman

Operating Director

Martin Foreman is an Operating Director at Paine Schwartz Partners.

Dr. Foreman has collaborated with Paine Schwartz Partners since 2009. Based in Melbourne, Australia, he leverages his Asia-Pacific insights and relationships to help identify and execute investment opportunities for the firm.

Dr. Foreman has a BSc (Biology) from the University of Nottingham, a PhD in Plant Physiology from the University of Wales (UK), and was a Post-Doctoral fellow in the Department of Plant Sciences, Lincoln University, New Zealand. After Lincoln, he continued his career in agribusiness in New Zealand before spending 13 years with a multinational Fortune 500 industrial company in Asia-Pacific, holding country CEO positions including Sri Lanka and Vietnam. Dr. Foreman founded Crichton Capital & Advisory in 2008, a boutique firm focused on growing local private companies in the agritech and industrial sectors through direct equity participation.

Note: Operating Directors are not employees or agents of Paine Schwartz Partners; they are independent third-party consultants retained by Paine Schwartz Partners on a periodic basis to provide services to the funds Paine Schwartz Partners advises or manages and/or such funds’ portfolio companies.