Our Team

Pendulum is led by Partners with extensive hands-on
experience gained from building and managing businesses.

Experienced Team

Pendulum was established in 2004 as an independent boutique investment advisory group. Pendulum is led by Partners with extensive hands-on experience gained from building and managing businesses.

We offer our clients widespread knowledge in corporate structuring, mergers and acquisitions, business sales, capital raisings, debt financing, strategic planning and growth strategy development.

Pendulum is led by its Partners

Peter Fogarty (Chairman). A founding Director of the Pendulum Group, Peter has over 40 years experience in corporate management, financial structuring, and negotiation of M&A transactions and has advised numerous public and private companies across a variety of industries.

Peter was previously the CEO and Managing Director of a public listed company for 18 years. In this role he was responsible for a global group employing over 1,000 people across a dozen countries, with revenues over $300 million pa. He was formerly a partner in corporate and taxation law with a leading Australian legal firm.

Over the past 25 years Peter has developed extensive interests in the wine sector through the Fogarty Wine Group (FWG), which has grown into Margaret River’s largest wine producer. FWG now owns and operates a portfolio of wine assets and vineyards across WA, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania.

At Pendulum, Peter consults extensively to companies in the property, technology, agriculture and wine industries.

Greg Harvey is an experienced international business leader, with a strong record in global agri-food industries, delivering profitable growth and building strong management cultures.

Greg’s most recent appointment was as the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Harvest Road Group, based in WA. Harvest Road, owned by Andrew and Nicola Forrest, includes a portfolio of pastoral properties and operating businesses covering meat processing (Harvey Beef), aquaculture (Leeuwin Coast), and ag-tech investments (Future Feed). Harvest Road has over 800 employees across all regions of Western Australia.

Between 2005 and 2018, Greg was Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Interflour Group – one of Asia’s largest grain processors and agri-port operators, employing over 1,650 employees of 16 different nationalities across 7 countries. Before his role at Interflour. Greg was the General Manager of Pacific Agrifoods (a JV between CBH and the Salim Group).

Previously Greg held a number of senior roles with the Australian Wheat Board Limited from 1996 to 2002, including Director – Asia (based in Melbourne and then in Hong Kong), Regional Manager WA, and Manager of the Cairo Office, Egypt. Greg is also a past Executive Officer with the WA Farmers’ Federation (Perth).

Greg has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility and was the former Global Chairperson of the Food Fortification Initiative (FFI) between 2010 and 2018. Greg joined Pendulum as a Partner in 2021.

Mark Giles joined Pendulum in 2006 and brings over 30 years experience in corporate and financial management.

Mark began his career with an international accounting firm before moving into property funds management. Mark was involved in the finance and administration of a number of listed funds, now part of the ING Bank group before joining the merchant banking arm of Standard Chartered Bank where he specialised in asset and commodity financing and capital markets.

In his last role he was General Manager – Corporate for a listed technology group where he was responsible for M&A and treasury activities, including capital and debt raisings, and investor relations and was a director of a number of group companies. During this time he managed raisings exceeding $500 million, working in Perth, Brussels and Rome.

At Pendulum Mark advises on M&A, treasury and infrastructure and consults to clients on a variety of management and finance matters. He is a Director of Collie Water (a significant economic development project involving industry, the State Government and the Commonwealth in the south west of WA) and Muchea Water (a water service provider operating in a rapidly growing region north-east of Perth).

Mark Fogarty was appointed a Partner in 2015, having previously worked as a senior analyst and corporate adviser since 2004.

Mark has worked on a range of capital markets and corporate finance activities, including due diligence and business reviews, initial public offerings, capital raisings and mergers and acquisitions for clients in industries extending from technology, mining services through to agriculture.

Mark acts as Company Secretary to The Wine Collective (a leading digital wine marketplace), is a co-founder and Finance Director of Goon Tycoons (an emerging WA wine producer) and is a recent graduate of the Wine Australia Future Leaders Program.

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