Foresight expands its eco team

Alternative asset manager Foresight Group has further expanded its environmental team with two new appointments. Mike Rand joins Foresight as an investment director from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). Tom Thorp joins as an investment manager from KPMG.

Foresight’s environmental team now comprises of eleven members that focus on investments across the environmental infrastructure space including recycling and waste diversion, renewable energy, solar infrastructure and biomass power.

Rand joins Foresight following four years at EBRD where he was in charge of the energy group and was responsible for structuring energy projects, primarily in Central and Eastern Europe.

Thorp brings seven years of accountancy experience to the environmental team from KPMG where he was manager of transaction services.