Successful investment demands experience, expertise and vigour in finance and property. Our Team covers all aspects in depth.
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.
Based in FIM’s Scotland office, Jason is responsible for the effective management of the forestry portfolio on behalf of clients together with continued expansion.
Jason is a Chartered Surveyor and RICS Registered Valuer, Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Foresters, MBA graduate, IMD Alumni and Aberdeen University forestry graduate with key experiences including forestry investment appraisal and due diligence.
Jason has a long background in forestry, timber processing and woodland creation and specialises in forestry investment.
Anthony Crosbie Dawson
Anthony’s background is in Investment Banking, having previously worked for international firms in London, New York and South America. At FIM he is responsible for business development, marketing and sales. He also manages one of FIM's funds.
Anthony holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Matt, a chartered surveyor, is responsible for the asset management of FIM’s forestry portfolio. Matt is also responsible for the valuation and acquisition of investment opportunities.
Prior to FIM, Matt worked for Smiths Gore as a rural estate manager, advising a number of private clients on the management of their diverse property portfolios. Before this he worked for Jones Lang LaSalle in their financial services team advising on the formation of joint venture property development companies.
Matt holds the Certificate in Investments and is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority.
Ed is a Chartered Surveyor responsible for the asset management of FIM's forestry portfolio. His role involves managing existing assets as well as the origination, valuation and execution of forestry investment opportunities.
Prior to FIM Ed worked for Cluttons LLP, where he dealt with commercial property portfolios for some of the major UK property owners, including institutional and high net worth clients.
Ed holds the Investment Management Certificate and is a registered adviser with the Financial Conduct Authority. He is a RICS Registered Valuer.