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14 January 2021
14 January 2021
Gresham House appoints Peter Bolton as Investment Director within its New Energy team, to be responsible for the development of our unsubsidised renewables strategy.
14 January 2021, London
Peter has 12 years’ experience in energy investments and joins Gresham House from Foresight Group, where he worked for seven years and most recently held the position of Investment Director.
In this role, Peter focused on the European renewable energy sector, leading deals across the full project lifecycle (development capital, greenfield, brownfield and exit processes) and actively managing assets post-investment.
Peter held particular specialisms in the solar and bioenergy sectors; co-managing a listed solar fund, financing c.1GW of development-stage assets and overseeing complex construction projects.
Prior to Foresight, Peter was part of the Mergers & Acquisitions Team at Gazprom Marketing & Trading, working on power generation, metering and energy supply transactions.
He began his career in PwC’s Deals Strategy Team, advising financial and strategic buyers in the energy sector.
Peter will report to Ben Guest, Managing Director and Head of New Energy, and will work alongside the wider New Energy investment team.
Commenting on the appointment, Tony Dalwood said:
“We are delighted to welcome Peter to the team during an exciting period of growth for our New Energy business. Peter’s wealth of experience will be invaluable for supporting our strategy in this important area.”
The Gresham House New Energy and Sustainable Infrastructure division comprises several private and public listed funds, including the Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc, the Gresham House British Strategic Investment Fund and Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 1 plc and Gresham House Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc.
The division aims to generate long-term returns through investments in renewable energy such as solar and wind, energy storage and infrastructure that will enable a more sustainable future.
For further information, please contact:
Alexander Clelland or Anushka Mathew
T: +44 (0)20 3701 7660