Ben is the Head of the Gresham House New Energy division and Fund Manager for the British Strategic Investment Fund (BSIF).
He founded Hazel Capital (now Gresham House New Energy) in April 2007 and was the managing partner and chief investment officer.
With over 20 years of investment experience, Ben’s expertise spans the investment spectrum, from infrastructure, to public equities and venture capital. He is responsible for the origination and execution of investment opportunities alongside on-going portfolio management.
Prior to founding Hazel Capital, Ben was a co-founder of Cantillon Capital, where he managed a $1 billion equity hedge fund focused on technology globally from 2003 to 2007. He started his fund management career in 1994 at Lazard Asset Management, having graduated from Imperial College, London with a BEng in Mechanical Engineering.
Ben currently serves as a director of over 40 companies and until recently was the non-executive chairman of Oxis Energy (a UK-advanced battery power company). He holds a keen interest in energy storage technology and their use in renewables and electric vehicles.”