Head of Macquarie Asset Management, Senior Managing Director
Martin is Head of Macquarie Asset Management (MAM) and a member of Macquarie Group’s Executive Committee. Martin leads a team of approximately 1,700 people in more than 20 countries, managing over $US385 billion on behalf of investors.
Martin joined Macquarie in 2004 to support the growth of its international infrastructure funds management platform. Helping to establish and manage MIRA’s flagship European funds, Martin directed a number of landmark transactions for the business, including; the acquisition of Thames Water, the largest water and waste water company in the UK; the take-private of Techem GmBH in Germany; and the divestment of Global Towers Partners in the United States.
Martin was appointed Head of MIRA in 2010 and led the world’s largest infrastructure manager as it expanded into new sectors, markets and real asset classes. Following his appointment as Head of MAM in 2018, Martin continues to chair the Boards and Investment Committees of MIRA’s largest funds, setting the strategic direction for the business as it seeks to build, manage and enhance assets that underpin the sustainable development of economies and communities.
Before joining Macquarie, Martin worked for 18-years in the utility and energy sectors. Martin was a senior director at TXU Europe Group, an energy services business involved in generation, supply and trading of electricity and gas. He started his career at Manweb, the regulated power distribution network covering the North West of the United Kingdom.