Foresight’s Nick Mettyear appointed to the delivery board of the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor

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Cambridge 26 June 2020: Foresight Group LLP (“Foresight”), the specialist regional SME investor, is delighted to announce that Nick Mettyear, one of Foresight’s Investment Managers responsible for the £100 million Foresight East of England Fund, has been appointed to the delivery board of the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor.

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor is one of Europe’s most exciting growth opportunities, home to the people and businesses tackling the grand challenges facing humanity and shaping the future of food, energy, medicine and mobility.

Linn Clabburn, Programme Director of the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Nick to the Tech Corridor delivery board. Having worked with the team at Foresight since the launch of the Foresight East of England Fund, I am well aware of their knowledge of and commitment to our region. Nick’s input and expertise will be valuable as we look to build a Tech Corridor that can attract and retain the best tech talent and businesses from around the world.”

Nick Mettyear, Investment Manager at Foresight said: “Since we formally launched the Foresight East of England Fund last year and opened our office in Cambridge, I have been impressed by the dynamism and innovation we have seen across the region. We are here to provide companies in the region with long-term patient capital and expertise structured to meet the needs of their business. I look forward to working with the team at the Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor, providing the infrastructure and guidance that the businesses in the region are looking for.

 

ENDS

For more information contact:

Ben Thompson, Foresight Group: bthompson@foresightgroup.eu / +44 (0)20 3667 8155

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About Foresight Group (“Foresight”)

Foresight is a leading independent infrastructure and private equity investment manager which has been managing investment funds on behalf of institutions and retail clients for more than 36 years.

Foresight is headquartered in London with regional offices in Cambridge, Manchester, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Leicester, Edinburgh and Guernsey and international offices in Sydney, Rome, Madrid, Luxembourg and Seoul.

www.foresightgroup.eu

About the Cambridge and Norwich Tech Corridor

The Cambridge Norwich Tech Corridor is one of Europe’s most exciting growth opportunities, home to the people and businesses tackling the grand challenges facing humanity and shaping the future of food, energy, medicine and mobility.

The Tech Corridor Partnership brings together business and political leaders with a shared ambition to make the Tech Corridor a top-tier destination for technology businesses, talent and investors. Through a variety of programmes and activities, the partnership is working to increase investment to the region, support increased collaboration, innovation and clustering, and helping to shape investment into infrastructure to drive future growth.

Delivery board members provide overall strategic direction for the initiative, as well as helping the team shape the Tech Corridor programmes and providing input on investment plans for the Tech Corridor and the region as a whole.