James is a Partner in Foresight’s Infrastructure team and leads investments in waste and biomass transactions. Since James joined Foresight in 2009, he has seen the team grow substantially and has led investments in a number of market-leading transactions, including Birmingham BioPower, Levenseat Renewable Energy, and Ince Park. Most recently he led Foresight’s co-sponsorship of the £450m Bioenergy Infrastructure Group platform with Aurium, Helios and Infracapital, which has investments in 7 UK EfW plants.
Prior to joining Foresight, James spent 10 years at Corus in operations and commercial roles, and worked in investment banking and private equity at Deutsche Bank, Lyceum Capital Partners and Next Wave Ventures.
An innovative recycling and energy recovery solution from Oakleaf Recycling
Using state of the art recycling equipment in an innovate way, Oakleaf have developed an advanced MRF. Careful process control has enabled the recovery of high quality recyclates and the production of a consistent Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) for supply to cement kilns. This has enabled Oakleaf to address the gap in waste processing capacity currently in the London region. Foresight is proud to partner with Drumcastle Limited, private investors and lenders to deliver this unique project, located near Heathrow.