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This list showcases the top London based CFO’ operating in the Infrastructure space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
CFO of Solarcentury
Neil Perry is the CFO at Solarcentury.
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About Solarcentury: Solarcentury develops, constructs, owns and operates utility-scale solar and smart technology across Europe, Latin America and Africa.
CFO of CityFibre
Terry Hart has over 20 years experience in Financial, Commercial and Operational roles, and since 2000 has specialised in telecoms and technology. As UK FD of Easynet Group plc, Terry provided the financial leadership to manage the business through high growth, including the management of the investment programme for the first national roll-out of unbundled broadband and its launch to consumers and businesses. Terry later became UK MD and prepared the business for the successful sale to BSkyB. More recently Terry was CEO and previously CFO of Telstra International EMEA, where he significantly improved business performance through restructuring and repositioning the company to focus on large managed services contracts. Earlier in his career, Terry was FD of Serco Aviation and trained as a Chartered Accountant with BDO
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About CityFibre: CityFibre Infrastructure Holdings plc is the UK’s largest independent provider of fibre infrastructure in secondary cities
Chief Financial Officer of 3i Group
James is Chief Financial Officer for 3i Group’s Infrastructure business and joined in January 2016. He manages all of the operational, financial and reporting requirements for the Infrastructure business line within 3i Group, as well as performing CFO duties for 3i Infrastructure plc. Prior to joining 3i, James was with Legal & General Investment Management where he held a number of senior finance roles, including Finance Director of LGV Capital from 2007 to 2015. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
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About 3i Group: 3i is an international investment manager focused on mid-market Private Equity, Infrastructure & Debt Management.
Founder & CFO of Heficed
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About Heficed, IPXO: Heficed provides full-range services for IP lease, monetization, and management services.
CFO of Next Fifteen Communications Group
Peter Harris joined Next 15 as its Chief Financial Officer in November 2013 and was appointed as executive Director in March 2014. He is also currently a non-executive director of Communisis plc and chairman of its audit committee, following appointment in July 2013. Peter’s financial experience spans 30 years and he has extensive media experience, having spent the last 20 years in finance roles in the media sector. He was previously the interim finance director at Centaur Media plc, interim CFO of Bell Pottinger LLP, CFO of the Engine Group, and CFO of 19 Entertainment. Prior to that, he was group finance director of Capital Radio plc. Peter has considerable experience in UK and US listed companies, with international exposure.
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About Next Fifteen Communications Group: Next Fifteen Communications Group is the digital communications group.
Chief Financial Officer of FDM Group
Mike is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has been Chief Financial Officer at FDM since April 2011. Prior to joining FDM, Mike fulfilled the roles of Group Finance Director and Chief Operating Officer in a premium listed business in the Software and Services sector. In addition Mike has been an Independent non-executive chairman and non-executive director on the boards of a number of other companies. Overall Mike has more than thirty years’ experience of working within the technology sector in a range of senior roles. Mike has no external appointments.
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About FDM Group: FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and business recruitment for graduates and veterans.
Chief Financial Officer of Preqin
Chris is responsible for the strategic development and operations of the Solutions products – Preqin’s private capital portfolio management software. Chris joined the Preqin team having consulted on the initial investment in the business in January 2015, and moved over to the Solutions division full time in November 2016 following the final acquisition, having served as a non-executive director for two years. Prior to joining Preqin, Chris worked for the Lereko Metier Sustainable Capital Fund, a private equity fund focused on sustainable investments in sub-Saharan Africa. He is a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants having completed his articles at Ernst & Young in Johannesburg.
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About Preqin: Preqin provides financial data and information on the alternative assets market.
Chief Financial Officer of euNetworks Group
Jennifer Smith is Chief Financial Officer of euNetworks, appointed to this position in January 2018. She is responsible for all financial and corporate development activities of the company. In her previous role as Director, Corporate Development & FP&A, she led multiple rounds of debt fundraising for the company and was instrumental in Stonepeak Infrastructure Partner’s acquisition of a majority investment. Jennifer joined euNetworks in January 2013. Jennifer has 14 years of financial and transaction experience. She has covered debt-supported acquisitions, buyouts, and recapitalisations totalling more than €20bn for large technology and media companies at Bank of America’s Corporate & Investment Bank. In 2010, she joined the corporate development team of Permira-backed NDS Group, where she saw the company through its IPO filing and took a lead role in the $5bn sale of the company to Cisco. After the sale, Jennifer joined the strategy team of Cisco’s Service Provider Video Technology Group, where she developed insight into one of the key drivers of growing bandwidth demand. Jennifer holds a dual degree in Finance and Accounting from Texas A&M University, and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.
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About euNetworks Group: euNetworks is a Western European provider of bandwidth infrastructure services.