3 minutes


Foresight appoints four new Partners, strengthening its leadership

  • Claire Alvarez becomes Private Equity Partner in the Manchester office
  • Stephen Thayer becomes Partner in the Group Finance team
  • Mark Brennan and Nick Scullion become Partners of Foresight Capital Management in the London office

London/Manchester 21 June 2021: Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”), a leading infrastructure and private equity investment manager, is delighted to announce the appointment of four new Partners in its Manchester and London offices.

Claire Alvarez who joined Foresight in 2017 and manages investments across the North West and has been instrumental in deal making in the region, commented: “I am delighted to be joining the Foresight Partner team. I am grateful to my colleagues and senior management for the support and teamwork that has helped me achieve this goal.”

Stephen Thayer, joined Foresight in 2012 and is the Group Finance Director, responsible for the overall reporting and controlling across the corporate group and many of Foresight’s funds adds: “I’m very proud to become a Partner at Foresight and would like to thank the Executive Committee, my team and wider colleagues for all their support over the last few years. I look forward to contributing to the further growth of the business as part of a new chapter as a listed company.”

Mark Brennan and Nick Scullion joined Foresight in 2017 and are responsible for the management of Foresight’s three Open Ended Investment Companies (“OEICs”). They have been promoted to Partners of Foresight Capital Management, an award-winning sub-division of Foresight Group LLP. FCM's funds under management currently exceed £1.2 billion.

Mark Brennan commented: “I’m delighted to be joining the Foresight Partnership and excited to be a part of the Company’s next stage of growth.”

And Nick Scullion added: “Thanks to everyone across the business for all the support, especially the Foresight Capital Management team who have all worked tenaciously to build and manage a highly successful fund range.”

Bernard Fairman, Executive Chairman, has added: "These colleagues of ours have played a crucial role in supporting and growing the business. They have navigated periods of extraordinary change and made a significant contribution to Foresight’s success. We are delighted to welcome them to the Partnership, where they can further shape the future of Foresight.”



For more information contact:

Sophie Sutherland: | +44 (0)20 3667 8174 


About Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”):

Foresight is an award-winning listed infrastructure asset and private equity investment manager that specialises in providing investment opportunities in difficult-to-access private markets to both institutional and retail investors using ESG-oriented strategies. It has been managing investment funds on behalf of institutions and retail clients for more than 36 years.

Recently floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange under ticker FSG, Foresight has £7.2 billion of Assets Under Management (as at March 2021, unaudited). Foresight’s Infrastructure team comprising 107 investment, portfolio and technical professionals currently manages more than 290 renewable generation assets globally, with a total generating capacity of 2.7GW.

Foresight’s Private Equity Team, comprising over 30 investment professionals, manages £700 million in a portfolio of more than 100 companies and pursues four discrete but complementary investment styles: Venture, Impact, Growth and Replacement Capital through its growing regional office network.

Foresight has offices in London, Rome, Madrid, Luxembourg, Sydney, Manchester, Nottingham, Edinburgh, Cambridge, Milton Keynes, Leicester and Guernsey.

Be part of our journey

Foresight Group Holdings; Investing for a smarter future. Complementary infrastructure and private equity strategies underpinned by a focus on sustainability and ESG. Find out how you can be part of the journey.