Martin is the Head of Private Markets and is an Investment Director for Milford Private Equity Fund III.
Martin is an experienced investment and strategy professional with a background that includes prior roles as Investment Director with HRL Morrison & Co, as a Consultant with McKinsey & Company, time spent at Spark and in a range of consulting and advisory roles. Martin completed his Bachelor and Masters in Commerce (Hons) at the University of Auckland, and earned his MBA (Dean’s List) from INSEAD in France, while he was a recipient of the NZ Prime Minister’s Scholarship in Business.
Brooke is an Investment Director for Milford’s Funds and co-manages the Milford Private Equity Fund II and III. He is currently a director of a number of companies on behalf of the Milford Active Growth Fund. Brooke joined Milford in 2012 from Macquarie Securities in New Zealand where he was a Senior Research Analyst covering a variety of sectors including manufacturing, agriculture, mining and oil and gas. Prior to that, Brooke was a Vice President at Morgan Stanley in London, covering Pan-European retail companies. Brooke also worked for the corporate finance and property team of Marks and Spencer in the UK. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young and is a CFA Charterholder.
John is an Investment Director for Milford’s Funds and co-manages the Milford Private Equity Fund II and III. Prior to joining Milford in 2016, John spent four years at Fletcher Building, latterly managing the Firth Masonry, Dricon, and CSP Pacific businesses operating in the concrete and roading technology sectors. This followed stints in strategy and corporate finance at Fletcher Building and prior to that Air New Zealand. The first decade of John’s experience was in principal equity investment and investment banking for Societe Generale and Macquarie Bank (in Sydney and London) working across a range of industry sectors. John holds an LLB (Hons), BA and BCom from the University of Otago and an MBA from Oxford University.
Mihnea is an Investment Analyst in the Private Markets team. Mihnea provides critical analytical support on the evaluation of new opportunities, the sourcing of new targets, and ensuring internal processes run smoothly. Mihnea’s prior experience includes UBS investment banking. Mihnea completed his Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Finance and Economics at the University of Auckland.
Tom is an Investment Manager in the Milford Private Markets team. He is responsible for origination and assessment of opportunities, valuations, executing transactions and supporting the management teams of investee companies.
Prior to this, Tom worked as an investment banker at UBS in Auckland, where he was involved in a number of significant capital markets and private transactions.
Tom holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Economics and Finance (with First Class Honours) from the University of Canterbury.
Kylie is an Investment Manager in the Milford Private Markets team. She is based in the Auckland office, working on the origination and assessment of new investment opportunities as well as the management of existing portfolio assets.
Kylie joined Milford from PE-backed Canopy Healthcare Group where she was the Corporate Development and Strategy Manager, working across M&A and strategic projects including a sale between private equity owners and two bolt-on acquisitions under the new ownership. Kylie brings a great mix of skills to the team having spent time in corporate, working under PE ownership, and with a strong base in corporate finance through her time at Deloitte and PwC.
Kylie holds a Bachelor of Accounting (with First Class Honours) from the University of Malaya, Malaysia.