Pierre Mellinger is a founder and Managing Partner of ForeVest Capital Partners. Prior to forming ForeVest, he founded PineBridge Investments’ Central and Eastern European private equity business in 1998 and had overall responsibility for the firm’s private equity activities in the region. Mr. Mellinger has more than 35 years of investment experience. Previously, he was co-Head of the Financial Institutions at the EBRD. Mr. Mellinger is a graduate of the French École Nationale d’Administration and the Institut d’Études Politiques of Paris, and holds a degree in Economics and a Law Degree from La Sorbonne.