Ben joins from Espírito Santo Investment Bank, where he was Group Head of Marketing, most recently responsible for the brand integration of Execution Noble which was acquired by Espírito Santo in November 2010.
Bernard Fairman, Chairman of Foresight, commented: “Ben’s marketing and brand experience will be a terrific asset to Foresight as we further grow our business and develop our reputation as a specialist sustainable investment fund manager.”
Ben Thompson added: “What attracted me to Foresight was the entrepreneurial culture of the organisation, the Group’s leadership in environmental and infrastructure investment and the vision of the senior management team. These are all terrific qualities on which to build a robust and differentiated brand platform. I am looking forward to helping enhance the Group’s profile and accelerate the growth of the business.”