Robert Schultz is a Partner of Capricorn Investment Group and a director and the chairperson of Sustainable Development Acquisition I Corp., a special purpose acquisition company focused on food, water and agriculture. Prior to Capricorn, he was the co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Greentech Capital Advisors, an investment bank and asset management firm focused on creating a more efficient and sustainable global infrastructure, which was sold to Nomura in April 2020. Prior to Greentech, he was a Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Morgan Stanley Fund Services and before that was a Managing Director and Head of Alternative Fund Services, North America for HSBC. Rob is a Chartered Accountant and received his Bachelor of Commerce, with Honors, from Queen’s University in Canada. He is currently a Director of Help for Children and on the Advisory Board for Brighter Children.
Andrew Lindsay acts as a consultant to Seaside. Prior to undertaking this activity, he was Head of Investment Research at St James’s Place Wealth Management. He was previously Director of Research at Witan Investment Trust PLC prior to which he was an equity investment analyst and then a portfolio manager in the Investment Solutions Group at Fidelity International in London, with responsibilities for institutional and retail funds. His other past positions have included a non-executive board position on the investment subsidiary of a Luxembourg based insurance company. Mr. Lindsay has a degree in Metallurgy and Science of Materials from Oxford University, an MBA with distinction from INSEAD business school and is a CAIA (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst) Charterholder.
Mr. Davis is Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Inherent Group, a sustainability-focused investment firm and certified B Corporation. Inherent Group manages the assets of Inherent Foundation, an impact growth-capital portfolio, and multiple ESG integrated public markets strategies. Tony established Inherent Foundation, which focuses on critical issues in education, climate, and sustainable capital markets. The Foundation’s grantees include Educate Girls and NYU’s Center for Sustainable Business; its investments include Pursuit.org, Revolution Foods, and Generate Capital. Prior to founding Inherent Group, Tony was a co-founder and President of Anchorage Capital Group, serving as a Portfolio Manager for all of the firm’s domestic and offshore funds. Prior to Anchorage, Tony worked in the Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities division of The Goldman Sachs Group. Tony is a board member of Ceres, Achievement First, Examity, and Inherent Foundation, and former board member of Vital Farms. Tony received his BS degree from Brigham Young University, an MBA from The Wharton School and an MA from The Lauder Institute.
Mr. Warrington is Chief Executive Officer of SKAGEN Funds, a Norwegian fund management company. Prior to becoming CEO, he held several positions including Deputy CEO, Director of Wealth Management and Managing Director International at SKAGEN Funds. Other appointments have included a non-executive advisory position with the private equity group Denham Capital in the UK. He currently chairs the Group of Boutique Asset Managers, a global network of independent fund management companies. Before entering financial services, he served over 20 years as a Gurkha officer and commanded 1st Battalion the Royal Gurkha Rifles, retiring as a Colonel. The greater part of his service was concerned with international operations and crisis response, including planning for the 2002 to 2003 SARS outbreak and the 2004 to 2007 Avian Flu outbreak. He is a graduate of Durham University, The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, the final Army Command and Staff Course at Camberley, and executive leadership courses at both Oxford University and St. Gallen University.
Mr. Gilbert has 50 years of experience in private equity investing, investment banking and law, and has been involved as the Managing Principal in the purchase, financing, operations and sale of over 135 businesses. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Gilbert Global Equity Partners, L.P., a billion-dollar private equity fund. He also currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Executive Board of MidOcean Equity Partners, LP, Co-Chairman of Birch Grove Capital, Lead Independent Director of Oaktree Capital Group (NYSE: OAK), a director of MBIA, Inc. (MBI-NYSE), Chairman of the Board of TRI Pointe Group, Inc. (NYSE: TPH), Lead Independent Director of The Empire State Realty Trust (NYSE: ESRT), a Director of Florida Food Products, Inc., an Advisory Board Member of the Fairholme Partnership, L.P. and a Director of The Fairholme Fund (Nasdaq: FAIRX). Mr. Gilbert was also recently, Chairman of the Board of Dura Automotive Systems, Inc., the largest independent designer and manufacturer of automotive drive control systems, Co-Chairman of Stone Tower Capital Partners, a director of J. O. Hambro Capital Management Group and the Asian Infrastructure Fund. Until 2009, Mr. Gilbert was Senior Managing Director and Chairman of Sun Group (USA). Previously, Mr. Gilbert has been a Director of numerous companies, including Olympus Trust, GTS-Duratek, Magnavox Electronic Systems Company, Batavia Investment Management, Ltd., Affinity Financial Group, Inc., Colep Holding, Ltd., NFO Worldwide and Veritas-DCG. From 1992 to 1997 he was the founder and Managing General Partner of Soros Capital L.P., the principal venture capital and leveraged transaction entity of Quantum Group Funds, and a principal advisor to Quantum Industrial Holdings Ltd. From 1988 through 1992, he was the Managing Director of Commonwealth Capital Partners, L.P., a private equity investment firm. From 1984 to 1988, Mr. Gilbert was the Managing General Partner of Chemical Venture Partners (now CCMP), which he founded. From 1980 through 1984, he was the principal owner, Chairman, and Chief Executive Officer of Lions Gate Films, Inc. Mr. Gilbert is a member of the Writer’s Guild of America (East), the Council on Foreign Relations, the Global Agenda Council on Capital Flows of the World Economic Forum, formerly a Trustee of the Wharton School and is currently a member of the Board of Governors of the Lauder Institute of Management and International Studies. He is also a Fellow of the Tribeca Disrupters Foundation. He received a B.A. from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a J.D. from the Harvard Law School and a M.B.A. from the Harvard Graduate School of Business.