Successful investment demands experience, expertise and vigour in finance and property. Our Team covers all aspects in depth.
Richard Bucknall FCII.
Director of Tokio Marine Kiln Insurance Limited and Tokio Marine Kiln Syndicates Limited. Chairman of In-sure Holdings Limited. Previously Director of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, Vice Chairman of Willis Group Holdings Limited and Willis Group Chief Operating Officer from January 2001 to December 2006.
Sir Laurie Magnus Bt, MA.
Investment Banker. Initially with Samuel Montagu & Co Limited, subsequently a Managing Director of Credit Suisse First Boston and currently Deputy Chairman of Europe Investment Banking at Evercore Partners.
Richard Crosbie Dawson MA, FRICS.
Richard has guided the expansion of FIM over the past four decades.
Richard is a Chartered Surveyor whose experience extends to dealing with all property issues. Expertise includes: complex documentation and due diligence matters, developing and implementing investment schemes, particularly those based on tax efficient structures, and managing a wide range of investor contacts established through FIM's investment business.
Richard is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Colin Lees-Millais FRICS.
Director - Head of Forest & Land
A Chartered Surveyor with 30 years’ experience of investing in commercial forestry both in the UK and internationally, Colin has a strong track record in delivering sustained long term performance from forestry assets. He has particular expertise of the UK forestry market, woodland managers and all silvicultural issues.
Colin has long standing experience of managing relationships with large family office clients. He is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Edward Daniels ACA.
Director - Executive Manager
Edward oversees the provision of fund management services to FIM’s forestry funds and private clients; he is also the company’s Compliance Officer. Prior to joining FIM, Edward worked for Ludgate Investments advising the Ludgate Environmental Fund, an AIM listed closed-ended fund, on investing development capital in cleantech and environmental technology companies. Previously he was at Ernst & Young providing buy-side due diligence and related transaction services to private equity clients in New York and London.
Edward is a Chartered Accountant and is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Wayne Cranstone PhD.
Director - Renewables Chief Operating Officer
FIM’s COO, Wayne has 20 years of technical, commercial, stakeholder and general management experience in the energy sector. Prior to joining FIM he was the Onshore Wind Development and Construction Director for RWE Innogy.
Wayne is a Chartered Engineer and has a PhD in Engineering. He has overseen the construction of 16 wind farms (~350MW) and the sale of 10 wind farms (~200MW) over the past 8 years.
He has also represented the industry on aviation matters as a director and vice chair of the Aviation Investment Fund Company Ltd.
Wayne is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.