Martin joined Bluewater in 2013 and has 20 years of private equity and M&A experience in the energy sector. Prior to joining Bluewater, he held senior roles at HitecVision, KPMG and RBC Capital Markets.

Martin has leadership responsibilities on deals from origination, through execution, portfolio management and exit. He has a focus on companies within the energy service, technology and infrastructure markets.

Martin is currently a board member of 3T Energy Group (UK), GES Group (Singapore/Netherlands), CRC Evans (UK), Unique Group (UAE), ROVOP (UK) and IMServ (UK). Martin is also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee

He is a qualified CA with a degree in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh.

Salil joined Bluewater in 2013 and has more than 15 years of experience in the Energy and Industrials sector. Salil’s key responsibilities include origination, execution and portfolio management. He has a focus on companies within the energy and industrial manufacturing and technology segments.

Salil was previously a Director in the Corporate Finance division at Ruspetro Plc and, before then, an Investment Banking Associate in the Basic Industries group at Citigroup. He is a Rhodes Scholar from University of Oxford and holds a BA (Hons) degree in Economics and Management.

Salil currently serves on the board of Galileo Global Technologies, Severn Group, Varel Energy Services International and EDGE Gathering Virtual Pipelines.

Marcello joined Bluewater in 2018 and currently serves on the boards of CRC Evans, Jernbro and Fox Innovation & Technologies. He previously served on the boards of Kent and Px until successful exits.

He has a particular focus on companies within the energy and industrial services segments, across the four pillars of Bluewater’s investment strategy.

Prior to joining Bluewater, Marcello worked at Rothschild & Co in London, where he was an Assistant Director in the Energy & Power team, focusing on the energy services and electricity generation sectors.

He holds a BSc in business administration from Bocconi University in Milan and a MSc from ESCP Business School in London, Paris and Berlin.

Farhad joined Bluewater in 2019 and his key responsibilities include deal origination, execution, and portfolio management.  He focuses on manufacturing and services companies across energy and industrial sectors.

During his time at Bluewater, Farhad has worked on a number of current and realised investments including px Group, CRC Evans, Kent, Galileo Global Technologies, Severn Group, EDGE Gathering Virtual Pipelines, and ROVOP.

Prior to joining Bluewater, Farhad worked at Nomura in London, where he advised on M&A transactions in the Natural Resources, Power and Infrastructure sectors across Europe and Asia. He started his career at SOCAR’s Investments team in Baku.

Farhad holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Business from University College London and MSc degree in Investment & Wealth Management from Imperial College Business School.

Daniel joined the Bluewater investment team as a Vice President in 2023 and has responsibilities across all phases of the investment cycle, from the origination, initial screening / assessment of new opportunity and due diligence through to the acquisition and asset management of portfolio companies.

Prior to Bluewater, Daniel previously worked at Macquarie, Allianz and the PIF focusing on energy and infrastructure investments. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Management from the University of Manchester – Manchester Business School and undertook a BSBA study abroad program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Outside of work Daniel enjoys skiing, triathlons and hiking.

Fiorella joined Bluewater in 2021 and her responsibilities include assessment of new opportunities, financial modelling, due diligence and portfolio company monitoring. She previously worked at J.P. Morgan in London, where she was an analyst in the EMEA Natural Resources team, covering Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables and Metals & Mining.

Fiorella holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management and a Master’s degree in Finance from LUISS Guido Carli. Fiorella enjoys cooking, especially Italian food, travelling and swimming.

Joe joined Bluewater in March 2022 and is involved in all phases of the investment cycle, from initial assessment and due diligence to deal execution and portfolio company management.

Prior to joining Bluewater, Joe worked on the investment team at Graham Partners private equity fund, focusing on industrial technology and advanced manufacturing investments in the middle market. Joe holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from the University of Delaware and an MBA from Drexel University.

Outside of work, Joe enjoys playing football, hiking, and travelling.

Aakanksha joined Bluewater in May 2024 and is actively involved in every stage of the investment cycle. Her role encompasses the initial assessment, conducting due diligence, executing deals, and managing portfolio companies across the energy and industrial sectors.

Prior to joining Bluewater, Aakanksha worked at Bank of America in London where she was part of the Natural Resources and Energy Transition team focusing on downstream and carbon capture verticals. Aakanksha holds a masters degree in International Finance from HEC Paris.

Henry joined Bluewater in 2024 and his responsibilities include assessment of new opportunities, financial modelling, due diligence and portfolio company monitoring. Prior to Bluewater, Henry worked at Barclays in London in the EMEA Industrials and Services group where he worked on a range of clients and transactions across various subsectors.

Henry holds a bachelors degree in Natural Sciences (Biology and Chemistry) from Durham University.

Outside of work Henry enjoys playing sports such as padel or tennis as well as following football. In the winter he is an avid skier.