Martin has more than 12 years’ experience in M&A, capital markets and private investments. He started his career in Lazard’s M&A division providing corporate finance advisory to companies in Southeast Asia. He subsequently joined Standard Chartered Bank as a Financial Institutions sector coverage banker working on a wide range of M&A and capital markets transactions in Asia.
Martin then began his institutional investing career when he joined the Private Equity business of DBS Bank. He subsequently helped establish and lead the Bank’s new venture debt business, deploying close to US$30 million worth of venture loans to Southeast Asia based technology start-ups.