Tim Martin holds a first class honours degree from Oxford University and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He began his career with leading global strategy consulting firm Bain & Company, spending over a decade working with clients in the UK, US and Australia. His experience with Bain spanned telecommunications, utilities, banking, consumer products and services for both large public companies and private equity owned businesses. Tim has spent the last fifteen years in direct investing including over a decade as a Partner at Crescent Capital Partners, one of Australasia’s leading private equity investment firms managing over $1.5 billion in equity capital. During his career Tim has made and managed multiple investments and served as Chairman / Non-executive director of businesses across sectors including healthcare, higher education and industrials. He also served two terms as a Director of the Australian Investment Council (formerly the Australian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association).