Martin is a co-founder of JBI Equity and is Founder and Managing Partner of Carthage & MHJ Agritech Consulting Limited; a swine consultancy firm targeting the Chinese swine sector, based in Hong Kong and China. Originally from Denmark, Martin has an extensive background in pig breeding and commercial pig farming. In 2008, Martin started a pig farming project, as well as Danish genetics trading, in mainland China. He successfully exited the investment in 2012.
Based in China, Martin has considerable knowledge of Chinese agribusiness and enjoys a deep relationship with local government and an excellent network across China. Martin is the only Western Standing Committee Member of the National Swine Industry Association under the China Animal Agriculture Association.
Martin was educated as a professional pig farmer and agricultural financial consultant in Denmark, gaining the Advanced Diploma in Agriculture Management, at Vejlby Agricultural College. He obtained his MBA in International Business at the University of Edinburgh Business School. Prior to his MBA, Martin Obtained a Diploma in Business Administration, at the Birmingham Business School, part of the University of Birmingham, in the U.K.