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Foresight's Industrial Partner, Nigel Aitchison, discusses the Wealth of Waste in environmental blog

In the blog, Nigel comments on how UK and European Government policy aimed at driving waste away from landfill into more sophisticated and sustainable forms of reprocessing and treatment is coupled with a real pull from across the UK's retail and manufacturing supply chain as it seeks to reduce its associated carbon footprint. 

Vertal, food recycler, features on Letsrecycle.com

Interview with Foresight's Partner Jamie Richards about investing in environmental infrastructure

Teracom selects Trilogy for Stockholm Intercom upgrade

The system currently has main and backup operators using Trilogy hardware panels for audio and a touch screen panel for route control. Operators are able to listen to the sources, talk to the broadcasters, make and break the routes or conferences and talk to each other, from any position. The current requirement is for 22 audio circuits which the Mercury Interface Unit (MIU) handles with ease whilst retaining the potential to service many more circuits as Teracom’s needs grow.

Foresight Group wins 2009 Venture Capital House of the Year Award

Foresight adds to Solar Team

Humberto Santililana is a specialist in project financing with a number of years experience in the solar and renewable energy sectors. Humberto joins Foresight from Fotowatio in Spain, where he was a Director in the Acquisitions and Financing Department specialising in Solar PV and concentrating solar power (CSP) related transactions, completing a 6MW PV project and several framework agreements. Prior to this position, Humberto performed a similar role for Babcock and Brown, where he was responsible for the origination and execution of infrastructure related transactions, including deals in the energy and renewables sectors.

South America beckons as Trilogy opens new office

Trilogy Communications - a supplier of audio communications and infrastructure equipment in which Foresight Group is an investor –  is pleased to announce the appointment of Victor Porter to head up its new South America operation. Victor is the obvious choice for the role with a track record spanning some 20 years in broadcast communications with experience across all of the available technologies.

Trilogy announces Initial Operating Capability Declared for DCGS Crew Communications System

Trilogy - which Foresight Group is an investor in - has announced its Mercury ES product is at the heart of the platform which provides real-time, multi-channel voice communications between intelligence operators regardless of security level or geographic location.  The system provides enterprise-wide collaboration in support of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions.

2K Manufacturing features in Building Magazine

Foresight Group expands environmental team

James adds to the breadth of operational experience within the Investment Team, having spent 10 years within Corus in operations management and leading key commercial accounts supplying steel construction and manufactured goods to customers. He has investment experience within banking and private equity in the environmental, natural resources and industrial sectors, gained at Deutsche Bank, Lyceum Capital Partners and Next Wave Ventures. James is a first class Cambridge graduate with a recent MBA from London Business School.

Unanimous election success for Trilogy

Trilogy engineers installed and configured a solution consisting of a number of large matrix intercoms linked together to provide comprehensive communications to all of the studios and other locations involved in the election coverage. The nature of the election process means that there are many sites, all of which could report results at any time. This makes it difficult to plan a running order and so communications takes on a critical role.

Foresight Group expands solar team

A specialist in project financing and the renewable energy sector, Diomidis joins Foresight from Millennium Bank in Greece, where he worked as a project finance analyst in the Corporate and Investment Banking Department. Prior to this, he worked at Alpha Bank in the Loans and Syndication department and was previously an equity analyst in the Research department of National Securities.