Martin Short

About Martin Short
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Martin Short has been Chief Executive Officer of the Power of Nutrition since 2015. In that time, he has grown it into a fully operational foundation with new funders and a portfolio of active investments. Martin took up his role after a career in the financial services industry. He was Managing Director at Lion’s Head Global Partners, an Africa-facing merchant bank based in Nairobi and London, where he specialized in agriculture, value chains, parametric insurance, capital markets, impact and innovative finance.

Before that, Martin spent 16 years at the Swiss Bank, UBS, where he was a Managing Director in their Capital Markets division and then Alternate Chief Executive Officer in Hong Kong overseeing Debt Capital Markets and Equities. Born in Zambia, Martin has worked in London, Tokyo and Hong Kong over the course of his career. He has a degree in Marine and Freshwater Biology.

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Panel Discussion on Investing in Better Nutrition

25 Jun 2019

Join the leading voices across the Nutrition sector as they discuss the economic imperatives to invest in innovation and affordable nutrition to counter the consequences of a lifetime of nutrient deficiency and communicable diseases that can lead to long-term challenges…Read More

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