Rebecca Craddock-Taylor Director, Sustainable Investment

Rebecca joined Gresham House in July 2020 in the newly created role of Director, Sustainable Investment.

Previously, Rebecca worked as an ESG Strategist at Univest where she was responsible for setting a leading sustainability framework across Univest’s investment approach, as well as setting their sustainability objectives for the next five years. Prior to this, she worked at Hymans Robertson as an Investment Consultant and Responsible Investment (RI) adviser where she designed and developed their client RI proposition whilst working closely with a range of clients to enhance their approaches to RI and ESG.

Rebecca was shortlisted for the Professional Pensions 2019 Rising Star Adviser of the Year award for her work in sustainable investment and has raised awareness of sustainable investing by regularly speaking at industry events and writing a number of thought leadership pieces on this topic.

Rebecca holds a BSc in Mathematics with Economics from the University of Exeter, is a qualified actuary and has completed the Investment Management Certificate.

Peter Bachmann Managing Director, Sustainable Infrastructure

Peter is Managing Director of Gresham House’s Sustainable Infrastructure division and Fund Manager for our British Sustainable Infrastructure Fund (BSIF) strategy. He is also a member of the Gresham House Sustainability Executive Committee and the Gresham House Asset Management Board.

Prior to Gresham House, Peter led the investment and exit of the Sustainable Infrastructure-focused Environmental Capital Fund (ECF) for SEP, one of Europe’s most successful VC firms.

With over 22 years of public and private equity investment, development and fund management experience, including two top-decile infrastructure fund exits, he has invested into and exited over 200 infrastructure and technology companies across all sectors with an equity value of over £1.7bn and capital value of c.£5.5bn.

Peter has had board member roles on over 90 investee companies and is a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL). Peter is also an active investor in early-stage sustainability companies.

He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) with honours and two further Bachelor degrees in Finance (BFin) and Commerce (BCom), all from the University of Adelaide, and is a proud graduate of CISL’s Business Sustainability Management programme.

Jane O’Connor Investment Analyst, Sustainable Infrastructure

Jane joined Gresham House in July 2023 to work on the Sustainable Infrastructure team.

Prior to joining Gresham House, Jane worked as an Investment Analyst for the renewable energy fund at Temporis Capital focusing on investing in solar, wind and battery storage assets. Jane has also worked  in project finance roles across core infrastructure and real estate finance whilst at Allied Irish Bank in Dublin.

Jane graduated from University College Dublin in 2019 receiving a first class BSc (Hons) in Economics & Finance and has passed CFA Level II.

Maddie Phillips Sustainable Investment Analyst

Maddie joined Gresham House in December 2023 as a Sustainable Investment Analyst.

Before joining Gresham House, Maddie worked at Lombard Odier as a Quantitative Analyst within the Sustainable Investment Research team. Her work was focused primarily on physical risk modelling but also included assessing companies against sustainability criteria and most recently researching investable opportunities within nature including carbon credits and nature-based solutions. Prior to this, Maddie worked at Atkins Realis as a geospatial analyst, conducting analysis for environmental impact assessments of engineering projects.

Maddie holds and MSc in Geospatial Science and Remote Sensing and a first-class degree in Environmental Science, both from the University of Southampton.

Hamza Rafiq Investment Manager, Gresham House Ventures

Hamza joined Gresham House as an Investment Manager within our Private Equity team in February 2023.

He has over three years of experience investing within the European and US venture ecosystem. Initially, as an Investment Associate at Columbia Lake Partners, a European growth capital fund focused on technology investments. He then worked within the venture capital arm of NJF Capital, a family office focused on early and growth stage investing across Europe and the US.

Hamza started his career in assurance at EY, where he completed his Chartered Accountancy (ACA) qualification.

He holds a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the University of Bristol.

Fiona Miller Smith Chair, Baronsmead Venture Trust plc Board

Fiona joined the Baronsmead Venture Trust plc Board on 1 September 2021 as a Non-Executive Director and has been appointed as Chair in 2022.

Fiona is the CEO of Barts Charity a health foundation with a £550m financial investment and commercial property portfolio. Barts Charity funds transformational medical research and innovation in healthcare delivery and technology. Over the last five years, Barts has also allocated 25% of its portfolio to private equity and venture funds including early stage venture and life sciences funds.

Fiona brings to Baronsmead a wealth of experience, spanning over 25 years, in investing in and leading growth companies. Her early career was in finance and private equity at Goldman Sachs and Murray Johnson Private Equity, and she then had a successful entrepreneurial career prior to joining Barts Charity in 2016 including five years at Social Finance UK, a leading impact investing and advisory firm. Fiona is Trustee of John Lyons, Chair of Lifting Limits and sits on the Barts Life Sciences Advisory Board. Fiona has an MBA from INSEAD.

Kathryn Hannon Head of Private Clients, Gresham House Ireland

Kathryn joined Gresham House Ireland in March 2022 to spearhead our offering for private clients. She has worked as an investment manager with private clients for over 15 years, aligning their investment strategies with their personal goals, across various wealth structures. She has over 20 years’ experience in the wealth management sector, having advised individuals and their families, not-for-profits, corporates and pension clients in this time.

Kathryn graduated with a degree in Corporate Law and interned at MetLife Bank in New York prior to commencing her career at a large wealth management business in Dublin. She is a Chartered Member of the Securities & Investment Institute in London and holds the CFP® designation. She also holds a first-class MSc in Financial Services, and has served as a Professional Pension Trustee Practitioner. Demonstrating her commitment to sustainable investing, Kathryn recently completed the ESG Certificate via the CFA.

David Staunton Fund Controller, Sustainable Infrastructure

David joined Gresham House in January 2022 as Fund Controller working on BSIF strategies within our Sustainable Infrastructure team.

Prior to joining Gresham House, David worked as an Audit and Corporate Finance Manager at Magma Chartered Accountants, specialising in full audit services across SME owner-managed businesses, renewable energy companies, fund accounting and auditing of international listed groups.

David has 10 years’ experience working in the financial services industry.

Stevie Ingamells Associate Director, Sustainable Infrastructure

Stevie joined Gresham House in January 2018 and works on both public and private transactions across the full range of funds, spending the majority of time working on the British Strategic Investment Fund in the Sustainable Infrastructure team.

Prior to Gresham House, Stevie worked for Lloyds Banking Group in their Leveraged Finance Team, following the completion of the graduate scheme where she gained exposure to a wide range of Capital Market products.

Stevie holds a BA (Hons) in Economics from Durham University and has passed CFA Level II.

Jonathan Walker, CFA Associate Director, Sustainable Investment

Jonathan joined Gresham House in August 2021.

Before joining Gresham House, Jonathan worked at Morgan Stanley for six years, most recently as a research analyst within the Sustainability Research team ranked number one for SRI research in the 2020 European Institutional Investor survey. His primary areas of focus included cross-sector sustainability research and European sustainable finance regulation, as well as working closely with the firm’s institutional clients on incorporating ESG into their investment processes.

Prior to this Jonathan worked as a stock-covering analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Property Research team with particular focus on pan-European industrial and logistics property. He started his career as a European equity trader.

Jonathan holds a first-class degree in English Literature from the University of Bristol and is a CFA charter holder.

Ruth Murray Investment Director, Sustainable Infrastructure

Ruth joined Gresham House on a permanent basis in February 2021, delivering investments in sustainable infrastructure. Prior to this she had supported the team as a consultant from April 2020.

Ruth has 20 years’ infrastructure experience through her first career as a projects lawyer, during which she worked on infrastructure projects both large and small across a range of sectors, including the £3bn Greater Manchester Waste PFI Project. Over the last 10 years, Ruth’s focus has been supporting funders and developers on renewables, waste and social infrastructure projects from inception, through construction, operation and to secondary market disposal.

Prior to joining Gresham House, Ruth spent 15 years at Ashfords LLP where she was a senior partner who founded and was the head of the Projects Team. Ruth’s other leadership roles included acting as the head of the Energy and Waste Sector Team and she spent 3 years as a member of the firm’s management board.

Ruth trained and qualified at Wragge & Co (now Gowling WLR) and holds an LLB (Hons) from Birmingham University.

Mathangi Chandrasekhar Investment Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure

Mathangi joined Gresham House in January 2023 and is an Investment Manager in the Sustainable Infrastructure team.

Prior to joining Gresham House, Mathangi worked at an impact venture capital fund in India as an investment fellow where she was responsible for setting up the fund along with building the fund’s investment thesis and deal pipeline.  Prior to that she was part of EY India’s Financial Due Diligence team.

Mathangi has seven years of work experience in the industry and is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She also holds an MBA from HEC Paris with a specialisation in Finance.

Matt Mead Venture Partner, Gresham House Ventures

Matt joined the Mobeus VCT team in 2019 as a Venture Partner working across their VCT investments. He has over 20 years’ experience in early stage and scale-up technology investing.

Previous roles include Corporate Finance at EY, a Partner in 3i’s technology investment business, and Chief Investment Officer roles at the National Endowment for Science Technology and the Arts (NESTA) and Mercia Technologies plc.

 

Maya Ward Investment Director, Gresham House Ventures

Maya joined Gresham House in September 2019, having spent 4 years at Octopus Investments, investing in real estate-backed healthcare companies and entrepreneurs.

Prior to that she worked at KPMG for 7 years in audit and corporate finance.

She has a first class degree in Modern History from Oxford and is a Chartered Accountant.

Andy Gibb Director, Sales

Andy has over 20 years’ industry experience and joined Gresham House in October 2019 after spending two years at BNP Paribas. Prior to this he spent six years as investment sales director at BNY Mellon, focusing on family offices and the London discretionary market.

He has also worked in the business development team at Skandia Investment Management, helping launch the Spectrum range of funds. He holds a BA (Hons) in Economics, the CFA Certificate in Investment Management, the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing, the CII Certificate In Discretionary Investment Management, the CII Certificate in Investment Operations and the CII Diploma in Financial Planning.

Alastair Leather, CFA Director, Institutional Business

Alastair joined Gresham House in 2023 and is responsible for growing and maintaining relationships with institutional asset owners and consultants.

Alastair has over 15 years’ experience working with institutional investors. Prior to Gresham House, Alastair worked at Ninety One where he was responsible for business development with UK institutions. Prior to Ninety One, Alastair held business development and client management positions at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, focussing on the UK and Ireland.

Alastair holds a BA in Management Studies from Nottingham University, the CFA Certificate in ESG Investing and is a CFA charter holder.

Rob Carlow Director of Investment & Operations, Forestry

Rob joined Gresham House in November 2015. He is a member of the Forestry Investment Committee.

Rob joined the group from Aitchesse Ltd where he was a Company Director for two years and Head of Acquisitions for three years. Prior to joining Aitchesse Ltd, Rob spent five years at CNBC Europe as a technical analyst covering financial news. Following this, he was managing his own consultancy business specialising in carbon management and commercial forestry for two years. Rob has 11 years of investment experience in the commercial forestry sector, investing in the UK and globally.

He holds a Master’s degree in environmental economics from Glasgow University and a Bachelor of Art in engineering from Southampton Solent University.

Chris Elliott Managing Director, Wholesale

Chris is a Managing Director in the Wholesale Distribution team and joined Gresham House in July 2021.

Prior to this he was Head of Strategic Partnerships at LGBR Capital where he focused on developing key strategic relationships in the UK discretionary market. He was one of the founding members of LGBR Capital, helping to grow the business from launch in 2012 into one of the largest outsourced distributors in the UK.

Chris previously held business development and client relationship positions at Matrix Asset Management and Goldman Sachs.

Chris has 14 years’ industry experience and holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics from Queen Mary, University of London. He is a CAIA Charterholder and has passed both the Certificate in ESG Investing and the Investment Management Certificate from the CFA Society of the UK.

Tony Dalwood Chief Executive Officer, Gresham House

Tony has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gresham House plc since December 2014. He chairs the Investment Committees of Gresham House plc and Strategic Equity Capital plc and is a Non-Executive Director for Gresham House Asset Management Ireland Limited.

Tony led the management buy-in and established a new management team that transformed the firm from an investment trust into the listed specialist asset manager it is today.

Tony has a long track record of investing and advising numerous public and private equity businesses. From 2002 to 2011, he established and grew SVG Investment Managers before being asked to lead SVG Advisors (formerly Schroder Ventures, London) as CEO. He started his career at Phillips & Drew Fund Management (later UBS Global Asset Management), one of the UK’s most prominent value investment firms with £60bn in assets under management at its peak and where he was a member of the Investment Committee. He was also previously Chair of the LPFA Investment Panel and Non-executive Board member.

Tony has over 25 years of investment experience and holds an MA in Management Studies from the University of Cambridge (where he was also a junior rugby international and Blue).

Grant Paul-Florence Director of Investment, Gresham House Ventures

Grant joined Gresham House in February 2023 as Director of Investment in the Private Equity team. He has worked in investment since 2005 and brings a wide range of experience, including minority and majority equity stakes across early stage, growth and the mid-market, and across a wide variety of sectors. Previous investments and Board positions include CM2000, Cirrus Response, Natterbox, Clifford Thames, CSL Dualcom, SCM World, Amtico and TGI Fridays.

Prior roles include head of the London investment team at BGF and head of Octopus Development Capital, as well as mid-market private equity investing at AAC Capital and Levine Leichtman Capital Partners.

Grant trained as an accountant and worked in the corporate finance team at PwC before joining Freightliner group, backed by 3i, as head of corporate development.

Grant is a Chartered Accountant (FCA) and has a degree in Physics from Durham University.

George Karidis Investment Analyst, Public Equity

George joined the Public Equity investment team at Gresham House permanently in January 2024 having previously undertaken an internship from May 2023. George works across all three open-ended funds and the investment trust within the Public Equity division, conducting sector-agnostic equity research to generate and execute on new investment ideas and support portfolio management.

Prior to joining Gresham House, George worked for a private European fintech company, providing technology services to UK fund managers investing in emerging markets. He then completed the CFA Level 1 in February 2023.

George graduated from Cambridge University with a History degree and three academic awards in July 2022.

Isabel Liu Non-Executive Director, Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc Board

Isabel’s career investing equity in infrastructure worldwide includes billion-dollar private funds for AIG in Asia, ABN AMRO in Europe and pension schemes in the UK.  She has served as a non-executive representing transport users across the UK and at Heathrow Airport. 

Isabel is also a director of Schroder Oriental Income Fund Limited and Utilico Emerging Markets Trust plc. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, Isabel has an MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, a Master in Public Policy from Harvard Kennedy School, and a BA in economics from the Ohio State University. She has worked in the US, Hong Kong, and for the last 20 years in London.

Chloe Jacquet Asset Manager, New Energy

Chloe joined Gresham House in July 2019, having spent over three years in infrastructure operations at Oxford Capital. Prior to Oxford Capital, she was Acquisitions Manager at Inazin and a Project Officer at TRW, a ZF Group company. She holds a BSc (Hons) in Zoology from the University of Nottingham and an MBA from RAC, Cirencester.

David Hunter Non-Executive Director, Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 plc

David Hunter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC before joining 3i, the FT100 listed private equity group where he became Managing Director of Investment Management responsible for the entire UK portfolio of assets.

David is Chairman of UCLB which, with commercial funding, manages all technology transfer and resulting investments/licenses for University College London. David’s other interests include Treasurer at Motability, the charity that oversees the disabled car scheme and has a £1bn plus endowment and Chair of the Audit Committee at Big Society Capital.

Past roles have included Chair of the Audit Committee of one of the Baronsmead family of listed venture capital trust ,membership of the Bridges Ventures Investment Committee, Chair of the Strategic Finance Committee at Age UK and Chair of the Development Committee at PA Housing.

Sharan Soni Investment Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure

Sharan joined Gresham House in April 2021. Prior to this he spent four years at Octopus Investments, where he focused on renewable energy investment transactions (£165mn closed) and fundraising (£600mn closed).

He has six years’ experience in finance, with a BSc (Hons) in Business Management from King’s College London and an MSc from Imperial College London in Economics and Strategy.

He also has four years’ experience working on a technology start-up, which he co-founded while at university.

Sharan used to play chess for Great Britain.

Joe O’Carroll Investment Director, Forestry

Joe joined Gresham House in September 2022 and is an Investment Director in the Forestry team.

His 30-year career spans forestry, manufacturing, energy and technology. With some short spells in the Public Sector, he has spent most of his career in StartUp and Scaling businesses. Having sold a bioenergy business to a multi-disciplinary energy company in 2014 he set up and ran its solar and biomass division. In 2016, he was appointed Chief Commercial Officer for the Group, with responsibility for EBITDA growth across the energy trading, power marketing, asset management and energy solutions businesses as well as developing a pipeline of pre-qualified development opportunities in offshore wind, onshore wind, solar, biomass and energy storage.

Joe holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agricultural Science from University College Dublin and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from University College Cork. He recently completed a Diploma in Company Direction as part of the IoD Chartered Directors’ Programme.

He is a Climate Reality Leader with Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project and a Member of the Jury of the European Innovation in Politics Institute. He is an active investor in early-stage Technology companies, particularly in the eMobility, EdTech and FinTech sectors.

He is on the Board of Directors of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland and also sits on its Audit & Risk Committee.

Edward Latter Investment Director, Forestry

Ed is an Investment Director and Head of Fund Management for the Forestry Division at Gresham House, overseeing c.£1bn of equity capital allocated to sustainable investments. Ed manages several funds and is primarily responsible for recommending and implementing fund strategy, portfolio construction and investor reporting. His role also involves the valuation of UK forestry assets and overseeing fund deal flows.

Ed joined Gresham House in May 2018 following the acquisition of FIM Services Ltd. Ed worked at FIM Services Ltd as an Assistant Fund Manager from 2012 and was appointed Fund Manager in 2016.

Ed has 14 years of experience and holds a postgraduate diploma (PG Dip) in Financial Strategy from Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, and a RICS accredited BA (Hons) in Real Estate from Oxford Brookes University. He is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and a RICS Registered Valuer. He is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority.

Baroness Evans Advisory Board member, Sustainable Infrastructure

Baroness Natalie Evans of Bowes Park is a Conservative member of the House of Lords. She was appointed as a life peer in October 2014 and was Leader of the House of Lords and a member of the UK Government’s Cabinet between 2016 and 2022 – the longest serving Leader for 70 years.

Between 2015 and 2016 she was a junior Government minister in the Department of Education, Department for Work and Pensions, and the Ministry of Justice. Before entering the House of Lords, Natalie held a variety of senior positions including CEO of the New Schools Network, Deputy Director of Policy Exchange, and Head of Policy at the British Chambers of Commerce. 

Chris Coulton Director, Deputy Head of Portfolio, Sustainable Infrastructure

Chris joined Gresham House in August 2023.

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in private equity, corporate finance & restructuring, strategic business planning, M&A, performance improvement, and is an experienced non-executive director.

Before joining Gresham House, Chris spent seven years as a Portfolio Director at Lloyds Development Capital where he worked with around 30 businesses across a broad range of sectors including IT services and unified communications, business services, educational support services, construction, manufacturing, logistics and financial services to deliver numerous successful acquisitions and exits.

Prior to his career in private equity, Chris spent 15 years at Deloitte LLP as an advisor to UK mid-market board teams, shareholders, private equity investors and lenders. During this time, Chris also undertook a secondment at a major UK high street lender, gaining first-hand experience of credit and internal banking procedures, debt and security structures.

Chris is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham.

Donald Beaton Investment Manager, Forestry

Donald joined Gresham House in July 2022 as an Investment Manager in Harvesting. He is responsible for the marketing and management of timber sales.

Prior to joining Gresham House, Donald was a Harvesting Manager for a sawmilling business and was involved in the purchase and management of timber harvesting.

He has over eight years of experience in the forestry industry and holds a BSc in Sustainable Forest Management from the University of the Highlands and Islands.

Donald also qualified as a Professional Member of the Institute of Chartered Foresters in 2022.

Dorian Van Raalte, CFA Investment Manager, Forestry

Dorian joined Gresham House in December 2023 as an Investment Manager within the Forestry Division covering acquisition and asset management of commercial and carbon forestry assets both in the UK and Internationally.

Prior to Gresham House, Dorian spent five years at Sail Ventures, an alternatives investment firm base in the Netherlands, where he was part of the founding team of a global climate fund (&Green) focused on sustainable agriculture and forestry which scaled to over US$ 400 million. As a senior investment specialist in a lean team, Dorian was primarily focused on growing Sail’s portfolio and was responsible for structuring investments with embedded ESG features, catering to both early-stage pre-profit enterprises and more established multibillion dollar listed companies globally. He was also involved in fund management and fundraising activities. During his tenure at Sail, the firm received the Asset Manager of the Year award from Environmental Finance on two occasions.

Dorian is also affiliated with the University of Oxford’s Environmental Change Institute, where he advises on financing and scaling investment into Nature Based Solutions (NBS). He has undertaken published research on NBS focused funds and participated in mapping nature and climate risks to the financial system as part of the Nature-Climate Scenarios and Analytics for Financial Decision-Making (INCAF) project for the Bank of England.

Dorian holds a first-class Bachelor of Business Science in Finance and Accounting and Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting (Hons) from the University of Cape Town as well as a first-class MSc in Climate Change, Management, and Finance from Imperial College London. He is a CFA Charterholder.

 

 

Carole Harris Investment Director, New Energy

Carole oversees Gresham House’s renewable assets portfolio and acts as Fund Manager for one of the wind funds.

Carole joined Gresham House as part of the FIM Services Ltd integration, and has been involved in the origination, financing, construction and management of all of the previously FIM-branded renewable assets.

Prior to joining FIM, Carole worked across several sectors including technology, software and travel as a Finance and Operations Director following qualification as a Chartered Management Accountant.

Simon Adcock Head of Portfolio & Co-Fund Manager, Sustainable Infrastructure

Simon joined Gresham House in December 2022.

Simon has over 25 years’ experience in corporate advisory, private equity, M&A, debt advisory, strategic business planning, performance improvement and board governance. He has led over a dozen successful private equity exits and is an experienced non-executive director.

Before joining Gresham House, Simon was a Partner, Head of Portfolio and member of the Investment Committee at Bowmark Capital. He also co-chaired the Exit and Valuations Committees. Prior to that, he was Senior Portfolio Director at Lloyds Development Capital.

Before his career in private equity, Simon spent nearly 20 years as an advisor, initially at KPMG in Birmingham before moving to Deloitte in 2005. At Deloitte, Simon was a Partner and Head of UK regional Corporate Advisory, a business he established to advise fast growing mid-market privately owned and private equity backed businesses across the UK regions.

During his time as an advisor, Simon completed several corporate secondments in board level roles to help companies including a large construction company, multinational airline, global consumer product manufacturer, football league club and UK based listed retailer. He also has extensive international experience, including a two-year secondment to Melbourne Australia with Deloitte. Simon has worked across a variety of sectors, in particular healthcare, education, retail, TMT, infrastructure and construction.

Simon is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW). He holds a Bachelor of Social Science (B.Soc.Sc) degree in Money, Banking and Finance from the University of Birmingham.

Ben Guest Managing Director,
New Energy

Ben has been Managing Director and Head of the Gresham House New Energy division since November 2017.

He is the Fund Manager of Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc, with assets under management (AUM) of over £500mn, and was, through 2020, also Fund Manager for the British Strategic Investment Fund (BSIF) strategy which grew AUM to £350mn under his leadership.

Ben started his fund management career at Lazard Asset Management in 1994 and worked there for nine years. He later founded Hazel Capital in April 2007, serving as Managing Partner and CIO and which became Gresham House New Energy on the acquisition of Hazel Capital’s business activities in November 2017.

Prior to founding Hazel Capital, he was a co-founder of Cantillon Capital, where he managed a US$1bn equity hedge fund focused on global technology, media and telecom.

Ben currently serves as a director of over 50, mostly project, companies.

He has 27 years of investment experience and holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College.

Emily Dixon HR Executive

Emily joined Gresham House in 2019 as a Team Personal Assistant, responsible for assisting the Operations, HR, Marketing, Legal, Distribution and Sustainable Investment teams, before moving into the HR team as HR Executive in 2022. Emily provides generalist HR support across the group.

Prior to joining Gresham House, Emily spent five years in Hong Kong working in marketing, customer service and lifestyle management roles at Quintessentially and Bloom & Grow.

Emily holds a BA (Hons) in Events Management from Leeds Beckett University.

Vanessa Owen Portfolio Analyst, Sustainable Infrastructure

Vanessa joined Gresham House in July 2023.

Vanessa previously worked at Secretariat as a forensic accountant, where she was responsible for performing valuation analyses, determining economic assumptions, and quantifying damages. Prior to this, Vanessa worked on high-profile financial crime investigations for FTI Consulting.

Vanessa is a Chartered Accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and holds a MMath (Hons) in Mathematics from the University of York.

 

Cathy Pitt Non-Executive Director, Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc Board

Cathy is a legal adviser who has specialised in the investment company sector for over 20 years. Cathy is currently a Partner at CMS, a top global law firm. Prior to this, she worked in the asset management practice of another top global law firm for almost 20 years, 8 of which as a Partner.

Cathy’s work has encompassed investment fund structuring and fundraising for domestic and international investment funds. Cathy is also a member of the Law Society Company Law Committee and sits on the Regulatory and Governance Committees of LPeC, the industry association for listed private capital funds.

Lizet Nooren Finance Business Partner

Lizet joined Gresham House in November 2017 as Finance Manager following the acquisition of Hazel Capital. She is responsible for Finance Business Partnering for New Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure.

Lizet has more than 18 years of accounting experience in both internal and external audit. She previously worked for six years in the French office of CNA, the leading European specialist commercial insurer. She began her career with EY, spending four years in the Dutch and Belgian offices. She studied for a BSc in Accounting at Nyenrode University in the Netherlands and holds a BBA in Economics from Avans Hogeschool Breda.

Christian Yates Chairman, Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc

Christian was closely involved in establishing both Hazel Renewable Energy VCTs, whilst a Partner at Hazel Capital LLP from 2009-2012. Having started his career in financial services in 1988 he has worked for a number of investment houses; holding senior positions at Bear Stearns Asset Management, Julius Baer, Chase Asset Management and Lazard Asset Management.

Until recently he was active, both as an investor and developer, in the field of renewable energy. Currently, he is concentrating on building a sizeable UK self‐storage business with a focus on re-purposing redundant buildings in urban conurbations. He is also a director of a Bristol and London-based financial planner and wealth manager, has a small farming business and sits on the board of a military charity.

Gill Nott Chairman, Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 plc Board

Gill spent the majority of the first 27 years of her career working in the energy sector, becoming CEO of ProShare in 1994. She spent six years on the Board of the FSA, from 1998-2004. Gill has held a portfolio of non‐executive positions, including roles with a number of VCTs and other closed‐end funds, over the last 15 years. She was also a board member of the AIC from 2004-2014.

She is currently a non‐executive director of Premier Global Infrastructure Trust plc and PGIT Securities 2020 plc.

Matthew Evans Non-Executive Director, Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc Board

Matthew was a founding partner of LGT Vestra in 2007, where he ran the ventures team, focusing on renewables, unlisted commercial property and private equity investments. Prior to that, he ran the financial planning department at PwC in London.

More recently, Matthew founded CH1 Investment Partners LLP, which provides bespoke investment solutions to high net worth, professional and sophisticated investors. He is also a director of several other businesses, including Longhedge Renewables, Lake District Biogas Limited and Osprey Solar.

William Johnson, CFA Associate Director, Forestry

William joined Gresham House in January 2022 and is a Associate Director in the Forestry team.

Prior to Gresham House, William worked at Tilhill, advising clients on commercial forestry and woodland investments, new woodland creation, woodland carbon investment, and portfolio modelling for individual and institutional investors.

Before this, he spent five years at J.P. Morgan Asset Management, managing low-risk European equity portfolios, including launching and co-managing a sustainable equity fund. He has also worked at KPMG Corporate Finance, focusing on long-term project finance investments. He spent his early career as an infantry officer in the British Army.

William holds a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Oxford, a Master’s degree in Environmental and Forest Management from the University of Aberdeen, and is a CFA Charterholder. He also has a year of postgraduate research experience at Newcastle University, focused on tropical forest carbon cycling, ecosystem functioning and biodiversity relationships.

Ana Segizbayeva Head of Construction & Procurement, New Energy

Ana joined Gresham House in September 2022 and is responsible for implementing the EPCM structure and delivering the New Energy team’s project pipeline.

Ana is a multi-skilled professional with 12 years of experience delivering innovative, award-winning renewable energy projects in the UK.

Previously, Ana helped to establish quality management, project delivery, and commercial project functions at GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy. She also successfully delivered the UK’s first Electric Forecourt and subsidy-free solar and battery storage hybrid projects with bi-facial panels and tracking technology. Before joining GRIDSERVE, Ana was part of the BELECTRIC projects team building utility-scale solar farms.

Dean Piccinnu Technical Asset Manager

Dean previously worked at Cubico Sustainable Investments for four years as an Associate Asset Manager, overseeing the portfolio’s day-to-day monitoring, performance, contractual and commercial management. Dean has ten years of experience in the Renewable Energy sector, primarily focusing on solar PV.

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The Baronsmead VCTs follow a dynamic, entrepreneurial approach to VCT investment in innovative smaller companies crucial to the UK economy.

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/private-equity/baronsmead-vcts/
Press Release: Gresham House appoints Sustainable Investment Director

Gresham House further enhances sustainable investment focus through appointment of Rebecca Craddock-Taylor as Director, Sustainable Investment

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/press-release-gresham-house-appoints-rebecca-craddock-taylor/
Q&A with Sustainable Investment Director

Gresham House Sustainable Investment Director Rebecca Craddock-Taylor looks back at the sustainable investing landscape in 2020

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/q-and-a-sustainable-investment-director/
Forestry investment

Forestry investment at Gresham House is backed by underlying freehold land with growing timber crops. For private or institutional investors.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/forestry/
Natural capital: increasingly considered a key component of modern investment strategies

Investors are turning their attention to natural capital as the depletion and damage to global natural resources are fast translating to financial risks.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/natural-capital-considered-a-key-component-of-modern-investment-strategies/
About Us

Gresham House is a specialist alternative asset manager, offering a range of funds, direct investments and tailored investment opportunities.

https://greshamhouse.com/about/
COP26

The Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP15) and COP26 are apposite to start implementing climate solutions

https://greshamhouse.com/cop26/
Forestry and natural capital

Why we think sustainable productive forestry should form the basis of a natural capital portfolio.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/forestry-and-natural-capital/
Sustainable Investment Report

Our latest Sustainable Investment Report outlines how we maintained our commitment to driving the sustainability agenda forward in 2022. 

https://greshamhouse.com/sustainable-investment-report/
Investing in nature

New research on nature funds highlights the need for increased funding into effective nature-based solutions (NbS) to tackle climate change.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/investing-in-nature/
UK Housing

Gresham House UK housing investments aim to generate robust returns and create superior residential communities

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/uk-housing/
Gresham House launches its first Sustainable Investment Report

Gresham House releases its first Sustainable Investment Report, setting out in detail our progress and commitments to sustainable investment.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-launches-its-first-sustainable-investment-report/
Implications of COP26 for Alternative Asset Managers

Gresham House Sustainable Investment Manager, Jonathan Walker discusses the implications of COP26 for alternative asset managers.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/implications-of-cop26-for-alternative-asset-managers/
New Energy investment

Gresham House's New Energy investments focus on battery energy storage, ground and roof-mounted solar, and onshore wind. View our New Energy funds.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/new-energy/
Tony Dalwood interviews… Peter Bachmann, Sustainable Infrastructure

For the latest in his series of interviews with members of the Gresham House team, Tony Dalwood talks Sustainable Infra with Peter Bachmann

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/tony-dalwood-interviews-peter-bachmann-sustainable-infrastructure/
Webinar: ESG Investing – Sustainable Real Assets

Gresham House plc's focus on sustainability is at the heart of our investment philosophy, our ethos and through GH25, our five year plan.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/webinar-gresham-house-plc-esg-investing-sustainable-real-assets/
Gresham House strengthens Sustainable Infrastructure team

Gresham House bolsters Sustainable Infrastructure team with appointment of Simon Adcock as Head of Portfolio and Co-Fund Manager

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-strengthens-sustainable-infrastructure-team/
Sustainable Investment Report 2022

Gresham House announces the release of its 2022 Sustainable Investment Report, outlining our sustainability commitments and achievements to date.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/sustainable-investment-report-2022/
Putting sustainable forest management into practice

Our approach to sustainable forest management is to manage forests to meet our clients’ financial and wider investment objectives

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/putting-sustainable-forest-management-into-practice/
New Sustainable Forestry Coalition

Gresham House unites with fellow forestry leaders to launch International Sustainable Forestry Coalition

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-launches-sustainable-forestry-coalition/
Gresham House bolsters Sustainable Infrastructure team

Gresham House bolsters Sustainable Infrastructure team with appointment of Chris Coulton, Vanessa Owen and Jane O'Conner

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-bolsters-sustainable-infrastructure-team/
Gresham House raises £450mn to support sustainable infrastructure solutions

Close of second BSIF flagship fund gives LGPS investors access to innovative real asset-based solutions to the UK’s biggest environmental and social challenges.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-raises-450mn-for-sustainable-infrastructure-solutions/
Baronsmead Venture Trust plc

Baronsmead Venture Trust plc is a tax-efficient Venture Capital Trust (VCT) providing capital & expertise to support entrepreneurial business

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/private-equity/baronsmead-vcts/baronsmead-venture-trust-plc/
Six key ingredients to UK stock success

With the LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund passing through its six -year anniversary, co-managers Ken Wotton and Brendan Gulston share their six key investment ingredients.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/six-key-ingredients-to-uk-stock-success/
Investment strategies

As alternative asset management specialists, Gresham House is well-positioned to offer investors a range of alternative investment strategies

https://greshamhouse.com/investment-strategies/
Gresham House launches Irish forestry fund strategy with Coillte and ISIF

Gresham House has launched a major new irish forestry fund strategy for investors to fund greater forest cover across Ireland

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/irish-forestry-fund-coillte-isif-afforestation-in-ireland/
Pension Pooling is not the end of local impact investing

In this guide, we dicuss the affects of Pension Pooling. Contray to popular belief, it will not be the end of local impact investing.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/pension-pooling-not-end-local-impact-investing/
Public Equity

The experienced Gresham House team utilises a strategic equity approach, applying private equity techniques to invest in UK and European smaller companies.

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/public-equity/
Charitable support

Gresham House is committed to supporting charitable causes that can make real difference in the world, whether on a global, national or local level.

https://greshamhouse.com/charitable-support/
Press Release: Gresham House appoints Peter Bachmann

The British Strategic Investment Strategy (BSIF) has expanded its specialist investment team with the hire of sustainability expert Peter Bachmann

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/press-release-gresham-house-appoints-peter-bachmann/
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

We value that each one of us is different and we are committed to leveraging our differences and embracing our diversity. Read our DEI strategy.

https://greshamhouse.com/diversity-equity-inclusion/
COP26 – Q&A with Rebecca Craddock-Taylor and Peter Bachmann

Gresham House Sustainable Investment Director Rebecca Craddock-Taylor looks back at the sustainable investing landscape in 2020

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/cop26-q-and-a-rebecca-craddock-taylor-and-peter-bachmann/
Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc

Baronsmead Second Venture Trust is a tax-efficient venture trust (VCT) with a diversified portfolio, including smaller and listed companies.

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/private-equity/baronsmead-vcts/baronsmead-second-venture-trust-plc/
Natural capital & biodiversity – where are UK asset owners on their journey?

Gresham House and Pensions for Purpose look at how asset owners are incorporating biodiversity and natural capital into investment decisions

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/natural-capital-biodiversity-where-are-uk-asset-owners-on-their-journey/
TCFD report

Outlining how we consider climate-related matters and mapping to the TCFD themes of Governance, Strategy, Risk Management, Metrics & Targets

https://greshamhouse.com/tcfd/
Ken Wotton explains the lessons he has learned from a decade of micro-cap investing

 In particular, over the past decade – the lifespan of the LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund – the AIM market’s popularity has grown significantly.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/ken-wotton-explains-the-lessons-he-has-learned-from-a-decade-of-micro-cap-investing/
Six rules for income investing during this crisis

Ken Wotton and Brendan Gulston highlight six rules for income investing that they believe investors should consider when choosing an income strategy.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/six-rules-for-income-investing-during-this-crisis/
Investing in public markets with a private equity mindset

Ken Wotton speaks to Neil Shah at Edison about his private equity mindset to investing in public markets.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/edison-vantage/
What impact could COP26 have on forestry investments?

There were many pledges made at the recent COP26 summit in Glasgow, some of which could have an impact on forestry investments.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/potential-impact-cop26-forestry-investments/
Residential Secure Income plc

Explore Residential Secure Income plc, a fund investing in UK housing for stable income. Discover opportunities in real assets for long-term returns.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/uk-housing/residential-secure-income-plc/
Family office Home

A specialist alternative asset manager offering investment strategies, assets and opportunities to grow family office clients’ wealth

https://greshamhouse.com/family-office/
Stewardship Code disclosure

The UK Stewardship Code aims to enhance the quality of engagement between investors and companies to improve long-term shareholder returns.

https://greshamhouse.com/stewardship-code-disclosure/
Maybe there is a magic money tree after all

Largely unfamiliar to most investors, forestry investment can deliver outsized returns compared to traditional natural resources

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/maybe-there-is-a-magic-money-tree-after-all/
Real Assets Investment

Gresham House Real Assets investments in the underlying assets supporting UK and global growth seeking opportunities for long-term returns

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/
Gresham House plc

Gresham House plc is a specialist asset manager providing funds, direct investments and tailored investment opportunities including co-investment

https://greshamhouse.com/gresham-house-plc/
Five rules for resilience amid choppy markets

Ken Wotton and Brendan Gulston, co-managers of the LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund, outline key ways to navigate rocky equity markets

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/five-rules-for-resilience-amid-rocky-markets/
Maintaining conviction in smaller companies – the fundamentals

Gresham House's resident smaller and mid cap expert Ken Wotton analyses his process for maintaining conviction in smaller cap companies

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/maintaining-conviction-in-smaller-companies-the-fundamentals/
Strategic Equity Capital plc

Strategic Equity Capital plc is a London-listed investment trust which seeks to create shareholder value via constructive corporate engagement

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/public-equity/strategic-equity-capital-plc/
Forestry CIO newsletter

Our new CIO newsletter, covers all you need to know about the current environment in global forestry investment.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/forestry-cio-newsletter/
Tony Dalwood and Rebecca Craddock-Taylor discuss Natural Capital

Tony Dalwood speaks with Sustainable Investment Director, Rebecca Craddock-Taylor about the emerging trend for Natural Capital investments.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/tony-dalwood-and-rebecca-craddock-taylor-discuss-natural-capital/
Gresham House announces £10.5m investment into Borderlink Broadband Limited

Gresham House is pleased to announce that it has made a £10.5m investment into Borderlink Broadband Limited (Borderlink).

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/news-borderlink-investment-full-fibre-internet/
Alternatives

As alternative asset management specialists, Gresham House is well-positioned to help investors access a range of alternative investments.

https://greshamhouse.com/alternatives/
Gresham House Forest Growth & Sustainability LP raises £300mn

Gresham House Forest Growth & Sustainability LP closes with target of £300mn in total commitments raised

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-forest-growth-sustainability-lp-raises-300mn/
Investing in forestry: resilience and future growth prospects

A short research paper investigating past performance in US and UK forestry, and the prospects for growth in the future

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/investing-in-forestry-resilience-and-future-growth-prospects/
Strategic Equity

Gresham House’s Strategic Equity investment philosophy applies a private equity approach to asset management, seeking robust returns

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/
Gresham House achieves top scores in PRI Assessment Report 2020

Gresham House achieves top scores in the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) assessment report for 2020, the Group’s first assessment.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-achieves-top-scores-in-pri-assessment-report-2020/
Gresham House launches strategy to accelerate restoration of UK biodiversity and enhance natural capital

Gresham House has launched a new sector specialist biodiversity strategy to accelerate the deployment of nature-based solutions to halt biodiversity decline in the UK while delivering robust financial returns for investors.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-launches-strategy-to-accelerate-restoration-of-uk-biodiversity-and-enhance-natural-capital/
Institutional investor Home

Gresham House is a specialist alternative asset manager with a range of sustainable investments tailored to institutional investors' needs.

https://greshamhouse.com/institutional-investor/
Gresham House acquires New Century Care

Gresham House today announces the £21mn acquisition of New Century Care (NCC), an elderly care provider operating care homes across the UK.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-new-century-care-acquisition/
Are we set for a bumper year of corporate activity?

Fund managers Ken Wotton and Brendan Gulston look in depth at the year ahead, setting out their expectations for 2023

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/are-uk-public-equities-set-for-a-year-of-elevated-corporate-activity/
Gresham House remains a signatory to the UK Stewardship Code

The UK Stewardship Code sets high stewardship standards for those investing money on behalf of UK savers and pensioners, and those supporting

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-remains-a-signatory-to-the-uk-stewardship-code/
Virgin Money backs Gresham House Solar Distribution in multimillion pound deal

Virgin Money agrees a new financing partnership with Gresham House - the bank’s largest transaction in the renewables sector to date.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/virgin-money-backs-gresham-house-solar-distribution/
Gresham House Capital Markets Day 2022

We hosted our second annual Capital Markets Day on Wednesday 9 November, providing an update on GH25 progress and insights into the business

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-capital-markets-day-2022/
Rebecca Craddock-Taylor

Rebecca joined Gresham House in July 2020 in the newly created role of Director, Sustainable Investment.

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Searchlight’s acquisition of Gresham House plc

We are delighted to announce that the acquisition of Gresham House by Searchlight Capital Partners is complete.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/searchlights-acquisition-of-gresham-house-plc/
Financial adviser Home

As alternative asset and investment management specialists, Gresham House helps IFAs and consultants achieve their investment objectives.

https://greshamhouse.com/financial-adviser/
Gresham House invests £37.5mn into N Family Club nurseries

Gresham House announces new £37.5 million investment into #1 ranked in the UK nursery group, N Family Club.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-invests-37-5mn-into-n-family-club-nurseries/
Gresham House backs Telcom Group’s acquisition of Luminet

Gresham House backs Telcom Group acquisition of London-based high-speed network provider, supporting economic growth.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-backs-telcom-groups-acquisition-of-luminet/
Gresham House commits £50m to expand high speed internet in Cornwall

Gresham House announces investment into Wildanet, Cornwall’s leading alternative broadband network provider.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/wildanet-investment-fibre-internet-across-cornwall/
Selectivity is key for shrewd housing investors

Private investors have an important role to play in the UK housing market through boosting the supply and range of accommodation available.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/selectivity-is-key-for-shrewd-housing-investors/
Hidden gems abound amid British bounce back

Gresham House's resident smaller and mid cap expert Ken Wotton analyses his process for finding hidden gems amongst UK smaller companies

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/hidden-gems-abound-amid-british-bounce-back/
Seeking funding Home

Seeking funding? Our growth equity team provides funding to entrepreneurs and management teams with unique customer insight and technological excellence

https://greshamhouse.com/seeking-funding/
Our Registered Providers

Supportingthe delivery of vital new shared ownership homes in the UK through our for-profit Registered Providers.

https://greshamhouse.com/our-registered-providers/
UK’s first home to guarantee zero energy bills

First-of-its-kind home will use low-carbon and battery technologies to provide new owners with free heating, hot water, and electricity

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/uks-first-home-to-guarantee-zero-energy-bills/
Gresham House plc Annual Results 2022

Gresham House plc is pleased to release its Annual Report, announcing strong financial results for the period ending 31 December 2022

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/annual-results-2022/
Gresham House plc Annual Results 2020

Gresham House announces its annual results for 2020, with growth organically and through acquisition, and AUM increasing by 42%.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-plc-annual-results-2020/
Tony Dalwood interviews… Olly Hughes, Forestry

For the latest in his series of interviews with members of the Gresham House team, Tony Dalwood talks Forestry with Olly Hughes

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/tony-dalwood-interviews-olly-hughes-forestry/
Peter Bachmann

Peter is Managing Director of Gresham House’s Sustainable Infrastructure division and Fund Manager for our British Sustainable...

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Net zero – the great decarbonisation opportunity

Peter Bachmann presents the key note at the IPE Real Assets & Infrastructure Global Investor Conference & Award

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/net-zero-the-great-decarbonisation-opportunity/
Forest Charter

The Gresham House Forest Charter sets out our verifiable commitments and targets relating to sustainable forest management.

https://greshamhouse.com/forest-charter/
Gresham House invests in bio-bean

The Gresham House VCTs are pleased to announce they have made an investment of £1.2 into bio-bean, the world’s largest recycler of waste coffee grounds

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/bio-bean-investment/
Taking advantage of uncertain markets

Early-stage investments can mean higher risk, with c.60% of UK start-ups failing within 3 years. But investors can take advantage of uncertain markets

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/taking-advantage-of-uncertain-markets/
LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund – campaign 2021

A multi cap income fund with a bias towards small and mid-cap UK companies. Our approach takes advantage of an under-researched market segment

https://greshamhouse.com/lf-gresham-house-uk-multi-cap-income-fund-campaign-2021/
Don’t fall into the well: four income stocks outside oil

Ken Wotton Fund Manager of the LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund looks at four income stocks to consistently deliver robust dividends

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/dont-fall-into-the-well-four-income-stocks-outside-oil-ken-wotton/
10-Year Anniversary Review and Outlook: UK Micro Cap Fund

Ken Wotton and Brendan Gulston discuss the LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund's performance in the market over the last decade.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/10-year-anniversary-review-and-outlook-uk-micro-cap-fund/
Confirmed partnership for Secure Income Renewable Energy & Storage strategy

Gresham House and UK Infrastructure Bank confirm partnership for Secure Income Renewable Energy & Storage LP

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-renewable-energy-partnership/
Collocation: a smart solution for the UK energy transition

Investment Director, Renewable Energy Peter Bolton explains the market for collocation of battery energy storage and renewables

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/collocation-a-smart-solution-for-the-uk-energy-transition/
Gresham House acquires Appian Asset Management Limited

Gresham House is pleased to announce the acquisition of Appian Asset Management Ltd for an initial consideration of €4.55m

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/acquisition-of-appian-asset-management/
Gresham House concludes two new real estate deals to wrap up successful 2021

Gresham House concludes two new deals to wrap up successful 2021 for its real estate and housing strategy and division

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-real-estate-two-new-deals-to-wrap-up-2021/
Jane O’Connor

Jane joined Gresham House in July 2023 to work on the Sustainable Infrastructure team.

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Selling assets home

Selling assets? Our infrastructure and real estate teams provide funding to for infrastructure and property assets.

https://greshamhouse.com/selling-assets/
Individual investor home

Gresham House is a specialist alternative investment asset manager with strategies and assets to help you achieve your investment objectives.

https://greshamhouse.com/individual/
Modern Slavery Statement

Gresham House takes a zero-tolerance approach to slavery or human trafficking in our supply chain. Read our modern slavery statement to learn more.

https://greshamhouse.com/modern-slavery-statement/
Private Equity

Gresham House’s Private Equity offering provides growth equity to early-stage and lower mid-market companies to deliver accelerated growth

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/private-equity/
Maddie Phillips

Maddie joined Gresham House in December 2023 as a Sustainable Investment Analyst.

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ReSI Housing Limited – Registered Provider

ReSI Housing Limited is registered with the Regulator of Social Housing as a for-profit Registered Provider of social housing.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/uk-housing/resi-housing-limited-register-provider/
Gresham House expands institutional team

Gresham House expands institutional team with appointment of Claire Glennon and Alastair Leather to drive further growth

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-expands-institutional-team-to-drive-growth/
Hamza Rafiq

Hamza joined Gresham House as an Investment Manager within our Private Equity team in February 2023.

He has over...

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UK equities – 2024 outlook

We believe there are a number of reasons to be more optimistic about the UK equity markets particularly smaller companies.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/uk-equities-2024-outlook/
Press Release: Gresham House appoints David Gardner

Gresham House announces today the appointment of David Gardner as Investment Director within its Forestry division, to lead international expansion.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/press-release-david-gardner-appointment/
Gresham House celebrates topping out at landmark Henley affordable housing development

Gresham House has celebrated the topping out of a landmark affordable housing development in Henley-on-Thames, South Oxfordshire.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-celebrates-topping-out-at-landmark-henley/
Fiona Miller Smith

Fiona joined the Baronsmead Venture Trust plc Board on 1 September 2021 as a Non-Executive Director and has been appointed...

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Report: Global Timber Outlook

Over the past 20 years, global timber consumption has increased by 1.1% per annum, driven by global housebuilding requirements and increasing urbanisation.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/global-timber-outlook/
Ken Wotton talks to Investment Week about five under the radar UK stocks for income

The sector's reputation as a challenging space for investors seeking diversification has led to disproportionate investing in a small number

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/ken-wotton-talks-to-investment-week-about-five-under-the-radar-uk-stocks-for-income/
Do US lumber futures show the way?

Lumber has never been a regularly covered topic in the mainstream financial press until earlier this year, when CME futures rocketed

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/do-us-lumber-futures-show-the-way/
Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc

Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 is a tax-efficient structure, specialising in long-term renewable energy investments.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/new-energy/gresham-house-renewable-energy-vct-2-plc/
UK breaks record for longest continuous period running without coal

The rise of intermittent sources of renewable energy exposes the lack of storage capacity. Battery Energy Storage is the answer.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/uk-breaks-record-for-longest-continuous-period-running-without-coal-2/
TradeRisks advises Gresham House Wind Energy LP on £62m wind farm refinance

TradeRisks, part of Gresham House plc, has advised Gresham House Wind Energy LP on a £62m refinance of Harburnhead wind farm.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/traderisks-advises-gresham-house-wind-energy-lp-on-62m-wind-farm-refinance/
Contracts for Difference (CfD) Allocation Round 3 Results

Ben Guest, Head of Gresham House New Energy comments on the result of the bi-annual contracts for difference (CfD) auction for offshore wind subsidies

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/cfd-allocation/
Kathryn Hannon

Kathryn joined Gresham House Ireland in March 2022 to spearhead our offering for private clients. She has worked as an...

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Finding safety in trees

Learn why you should invest in timber as a safe haven asset in times of increased inflation - the benefit between forestry returns and inflation

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/blog-finding-safety-in-trees/
Customised solutions

Gresham House’s long-term investment solutions can evaluate a client’s needs and provide a relevant personalised investment opportunity.

https://greshamhouse.com/customised-solutions/
Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 plc

Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 is a tax-efficient structure specialising in long-term renewable energy investments.

https://greshamhouse.com/real-assets/new-energy/gresham-house-renewable-energy-vct-1-plc/
Webinar: Gresham House plc – Interim Results

Gresham House plc's growth strategy and strategic priorities for the next five years including our continued focus on ESG

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/webinar-gresham-house-plc-interim-results-2020/
David Staunton

David joined Gresham House in January 2022 as Fund Controller working on BSIF strategies within our Sustainable Infrastructure...

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Stevie Ingamells

Stevie joined Gresham House in January 2018 and works on both public and private transactions across the full range of...

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Jonathan Walker, CFA

Jonathan joined Gresham House in August 2021.

Before joining Gresham House, Jonathan worked at Morgan Stanley for...

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Gresham House and Anesco to partner on 200MW solar portfolio

Renewable energy business Anesco is to partner with Gresham House on a 200MW ground mounted solar PV portfolio in the UK.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-and-anesco-to-partner-on-200mw-solar-portfolio/
International Women’s Day 2021

This International Women's Day we celebrate the brilliant women who have helped build Gresham House to the success story it is today.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/international-womens-day-2021/
Gresham House agrees £30m debt facility to grow build-to-rent housing pipeline

Gresham House has agreed a long-term debt facility worth up to £30m to support further investment in mid-market build-to-rent housing.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/news-30m-debt-facility-to-grow-build-to-rent-housing-pipeline/
Ground-breaking for net zero carbon shared ownership homes in Stanford-Le-Hope

Gresham House and ilke Homes officially broke ground at their first partnership zero carbon development at Hope Green in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/ground-breaking-for-net-zero-carbon-shared-ownership-homes-in-stanford-le-hope/
Ruth Murray

Ruth joined Gresham House on a permanent basis in February 2021, delivering investments in sustainable infrastructure.

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Gresham House plc business update

Gresham House plc announces h1 Trading Update, with continued strong growth and delivery of strategy in H1 and AUM up 11% to £7.3bn

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-plc-h1-trading-update/
Press Release: Gresham House expands New Energy senior team

Gresham House appoints Peter Bolton as Investment Director within its New Energy team. Peter will be responsible for unsubsidised renewables.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/press-release-peter-bolton-joins-new-energy-team/
Finding opportunities in a rapidly changing world

An update on LF Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund and LF Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund from Ken Wotton - Managing Director, Public Equities

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/finding-opportunities-in-a-rapidly-changing-world/
Mathangi Chandrasekhar

Mathangi joined Gresham House in January 2023 and is an Investment Manager in the Sustainable Infrastructure team.

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Our values

Six values are deeply rooted across Gresham House and provide a platform for our staff to develop both individually and as group.

https://greshamhouse.com/our-values/
Gresham House agrees £22mn loan with Leumi UK to support Leeds build-to-rent site

Gresham House, has agreed a £22mn loan with specialist lender Leumi UK to fund the development of a 185-unit build-to-rent (BTR) site in Leeds, delivered by Clegg Construction and Rise Homes.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-agrees-22mn-loan-with-leumi-uk-to-support-leeds-build-to-rent-site/
ReSI LP agrees first sustainability-linked loan to support shared ownership delivery

Gresham House Residential Secure Income LP (ReSI LP), has agreed a £30mn sustainability-linked credit facility with MUFG.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/resi-lp-agrees-first-sustainability-linked-loan/
The Big Picture conference – Bringing re-wilding to life

Acquisitions Director - Forestry, Jason Sinden, was invited to attend The Big Picture conference and reports back on re-wilding progress

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/re-wilding-the-big-picture-conference/
Individual investor – suitability assessment (CFIF)

Our Client Financial Information Form (CFIF), is used to ascertain the relevance and suitability of different investment types.

https://greshamhouse.com/individual-investor-suitability-assessment/
Institutional investment

Gresham House offers a range of sustainable alternative investment opportunities and solutions for institutional investors

https://greshamhouse.com/institutional-investment/
Webinar: Gresham House plc – Investor update

Gresham House plc's 5-year plan to target a doubling of shareholder value, with successes from the past five years and our strategy through the next five

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/webinar-gresham-house-plc-investor-update/
Why apathy in the UK market is great

Brendan Gulston, Co-fund manager at Gresham House discusses why apathy in the UK market is great.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/why-apathy-in-the-uk-market-is-great/
Forestry resilience in turbulent markets

Analyst Francis Ireland writes on why and how investors are turning to Forestry in difficult times, with high inflation and turbulent markets

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/forestry-resilience-turbulent-markets/
Matt Mead

Matt joined the Mobeus VCT team in 2019 as a Venture Partner working across their VCT investments. He has over 20 years’...

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LF Gresham House Micro Cap Fund Market Outlook 2019

2018 was a fairly mixed year in terms of equity market sentiment. There were two corrections during the year, one earlier on in the year in February/March

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/micro-cap-fund-market-outlook-2019/
Maya Ward

Maya joined Gresham House in September 2019, having spent 4 years at Octopus Investments, investing in real estate-backed...

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Andy Gibb

Andy has over 20 years’ industry experience and joined Gresham House in October 2019 after spending two years at BNP...

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Financial adviser registration form

In order to register as a finanancial adviser / IFA with us, please complete this form and gain access to information on restricted funds.

https://greshamhouse.com/financial-adviser-registration-form/
Tax-efficient investments

Gresham House’s specialist asset classes have fundamentally attractive investment attributes and certain strategies also provide tax relief.

https://greshamhouse.com/tax-efficient-investments/
Alastair Leather, CFA

Alastair joined Gresham House in 2023 and is responsible for growing and maintaining relationships with institutional...

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Rob Carlow

Rob joined Gresham House in November 2015. He is a member of the Forestry Investment Committee.

Rob joined the...

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Chris Elliott

Chris is a Managing Director in the Wholesale Distribution team and joined Gresham House in July 2021.

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Tony Dalwood

Tony has been Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gresham House plc since December 2014. He chairs the Investment Committees...

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Why higher carbon prices should drive returns from forestry

With carbon prices rising higher, carbon pricing has become a central tool for policymakers aiming to create incentives for decarbonisation

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/higher-carbon-prices-drive-forestry-investment-returns/
Into the woods: forestry shows its resilience – Olly Hughes

Amid coronavirus uncertainties, UK timber and the forestry that produces it is proving to be one of the most stable, robust and resilient

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/into-the-woods-forestry-shows-its-resilience-olly-hughes/
How to grow the UK’s timber industry

Ongoing timber price increases underline the argument for planting productive conifers. Anthony Crosbie Dawson looks into the detail.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/how-to-grow-the-uk-timber-industry/
Baronsmead VCTs Offers for Investment

Baronsmead Venture Trust plc and Baronsmead Second Venture Trust plc have published a prospectus in relation to offers for subscription.

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/private-equity/baronsmead-vcts/baronsmead-vcts-offers-for-subscription/
Gresham House secures Australian forestry mandate

Gresham House announces appointment as asset manager for 24,800-hectare Australian forestry investment Green Triangle Forest Products (GTFP)

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-secures-australian-forestry-mandate/
Ireland as a forestry destination

Investment Associate, Nick Rogerson presents a short introduction to the profile of Ireland as a destination for forestry investment

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/ireland-as-a-forestry-destination/
Grant Paul-Florence

Grant joined Gresham House in February 2023 as Director of Investment in the Private Equity team. He has worked in investment...

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ReSI Homes Limited – Registered Provider

ReSI Homes Limited is registered with the Regulator of Social Housing as a for-profit Registered Provider of social housing.

https://greshamhouse.com/resi-homes-limited-registered-provider/
Are UK timber prices set to rise in 2021?

Gresham House's Anthony Crosbie Dawson looks into why increasing US imports of timber will benefit UK timber prices and producers.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/why-uk-timber-prices-are-set-to-rise-in-2021-anthony-crosbie-dawson/
Video: Looking for a better alternative in UK equity income?

This short video from Gresham House explains the benefits of taking a multi-cap approach to UK equity income investing. 

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/video-looking-for-a-better-alternative-in-uk-equity-income/
Venture Capital Trusts

Venture Capital Trusts (VCTs) are tax-efficient investment schemes, giving access to businesses and industries in an early growth stage

https://greshamhouse.com/venture-capital-trusts/
George Karidis

George joined the Public Equity investment team at Gresham House permanently in January 2024 having previously undertaken...

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AI content series

Our AI content series will involve several conversations with CEOs across our portfolio companies, discussing how they are embracing AI technology.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/ai-content-series-elixirr-rws/
Gresham House strengthens top-performing Strategic Equity team

Gresham House bolsters its Strategic Equity team with the appointments of investment managers Amber Stone-Brown and Cassie Herlihy.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-strengthens-top-performing-strategic-equity-team/
Isabel Liu

Isabel’s career investing equity in infrastructure worldwide includes...

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Gresham House hit £500mn milestone on UK income fund

The WS Gresham House UK Multi Cap Income Fund has surpassed £500 million in assets under management, reflecting continued investor confidence.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-hit-500mn-milestone-on-uk-income-fund/
Chloe Jacquet

Chloe joined Gresham House in July 2019, having spent over three years in infrastructure operations at Oxford Capital.

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Gresham House ReSI LP expands affordable housing portfolio with £44m ilke Homes deal

Gresham House Residential Secure Income LP (ReSI LP), has agreed a £44m deal with ilke Homes for 153 factory-built homes in Stanford-le-Hope, Essex.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-resi-lp-expands-affordable-housing-portfolio-with-44m-ilke-homes-deal/
David Hunter

David Hunter qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PWC before joining 3i, the FT100 listed private equity group where...

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Sharan Soni

Sharan joined Gresham House in April 2021. Prior to this he spent four years at Octopus Investments, where he focused...

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Joe O’Carroll

Joe joined Gresham House in September 2022 and is an Investment Director in the Forestry team.

His 30-year career...

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Development management services

Learn more about our Development Management Services, and how we can help you realise value at every stage of the development cycle.

https://greshamhouse.com/services/development-management-services/
Property management services

Learn more about our Property Management Services, and how we can help you minimise risk while enhancing profits and tenant retention.

https://greshamhouse.com/services/property-management-services/
Gresham House invests £12m in landmark Stockport redevelopment project

Gresham House has committed £12m as part of a public-private partnership to regenerate the Stockport Interchange bus station

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-invests-12m-in-landmark-stockport-redvelopment-project/
Edward Latter

Ed is an Investment Director and Head of Fund Management for the Forestry Division at Gresham House, overseeing c.£1bn...

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Latest news & insights

Explore all the latest news, views and insights from the range of investment experts at specialist alternative asset manager, Gresham House

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/
Tony Dalwood interviews… Mike Adams, Real Estate

For the latest in his series of interviews with members of the Gresham House team, Tony Dalwood talks Real Estate with Mike Adams

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/tony-dalwood-interviews-mike-adams-real-estate/
Contact

Contact Gresham House for more information on our investment strategies and opportunities or for media comment. Find all contact details here

https://greshamhouse.com/contact/
Chris Coulton

Chris joined Gresham House in August 2023.

Chris has over 20 years’ experience in private equity, corporate finance...

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Donald Beaton

Donald joined Gresham House in July 2022 as an Investment Manager in Harvesting. He is responsible for the marketing and...

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Dorian Van Raalte, CFA

Dorian joined Gresham House in December 2023 as an Investment Manager within the Forestry Division covering acquisition...

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Carole Harris

Carole oversees Gresham House’s renewable assets portfolio and acts as Fund Manager for one of the wind funds.

Carole...

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Simon Adcock

Simon joined Gresham House in December 2022.

Simon has over 25 years’ experience in corporate advisory, private...

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Ben Guest

Ben has been Managing Director and Head of the Gresham House New Energy division since November 2017.

He is the...

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Emily Dixon

Emily joined Gresham House in 2019 as a Team Personal Assistant, responsible for assisting the Operations, HR, Marketing,...

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Vanessa Owen

Vanessa joined Gresham House in July 2023.

Vanessa previously worked at Secretariat as a forensic accountant, where...

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Cathy Pitt joins Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc Board as Non-Executive Director

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc (LSE: GRID) is pleased to announce the appointment of Cathy Pitt as a Non-Executive Director on the Board

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/cathy-pitt-joins-gresham-house-energy-storage-fund-plc-board-as-non-executive-director/
Cathy Pitt

Cathy is a legal adviser who has specialised in the investment company sector for over 20 years. Cathy is currently a...

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Lizet Nooren

Lizet joined Gresham House in November 2017 as Finance Manager following the acquisition of Hazel Capital. She is responsible...

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Christian Yates

Christian was closely involved in establishing both Hazel Renewable Energy VCTs, whilst a Partner at Hazel Capital LLP...

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Gill Nott

Gill spent the majority of the first 27 years of her career working in the energy sector, becoming CEO of ProShare in...

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Video: 2019 in review

Against a volatile wider market background, Gresham House  focused on organic growth in sustainable funds and investment performance in 2019.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/2019-in-review/
Webinar: Uncovering growth, value and dividends – the smaller companies perspective

Hear from Ben Guest and Rupert Robinson as they share views on the market and discuss Gresham House Energy Storage Fund performance in 2019

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/webinar-uncovering-growth-value-and-dividends-the-smaller-companies-perspective/
Gresham House strengthens Institutional Business team

Gresham House plc, the specialist alternative asset manager, has appointed James Lindsay as Head of Institutional Business.

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-strengthens-institutional-business-team/
WS Gresham House UK Micro Cap Fund

A high-conviction, concentrated micro cap fund, aiming to deliver returns with low correlation to its peer group via a unique investment philosophy

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/public-equity/ws-gresham-house-uk-micro-cap-fund/
Tony Dalwood interviews… Peter Bolton, Renewable Energy

Chief Executive Tony Dalwood speaks with Peter Bolton from our New Energy team talk about the opportunity for energy storage collocation

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/tony-dalwood-interviews-peter-bolton-renewable-energy/
WS Gresham House UK Smaller Companies Fund

A high-conviction, concentrated fund with a dedicated focus on smaller UK companies and fundamentals-based stock picking.

https://greshamhouse.com/strategic-equity/public-equity/ws-gresham-house-uk-smaller-companies-fund/
Matthew Evans

Matthew was a founding partner of LGT Vestra in 2007, where he ran the ventures team, focusing on renewables, unlisted...

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William Johnson, CFA

William joined Gresham House in January 2022 and is a Associate Director in the Forestry team.

Prior to Gresham...

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Gresham House plc Annual Results 2021

Gresham House plc is pleased to announce a year of significant growth, both organically and through acquisitions in their 2021 Annual Results

https://greshamhouse.com/news-media/gresham-house-plc-annual-results-2021/
Ana Segizbayeva

Ana joined Gresham House in September 2022 and is responsible for implementing the EPCM structure and delivering the New...

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Dean Piccinnu

Dean previously worked at Cubico Sustainable Investments for four years as an Associate Asset Manager, overseeing the...

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