Europe

Stephen Addicott | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Stephen Addicott | Managing Partner, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Stephen is involved in relationship management, investment due diligence, negotiation and monitoring. He was previously with Willmott Forests as Forest Business Manager involved in sourcing and negotiating new business, and timberland investment modeling.

Prior to this, he was with URS as a senior consultant specialising in plantation management, timberland appraisals and due diligence.

James Allen | Investment Manager, Stafford Agriculture & Food | London, UK

James Allen | Investment Manager, Stafford Agriculture & Food | London, UK

James is responsible for portfolio management, origination, due diligence and investor reporting.

Prior to Stafford, James was a Senior Analyst at EBG Capital, an agricultural investment advisory firm, where he completed mandates for various Family Offices, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization and the German International Development Agency. Before this, James was an Investment Manager at EnerCap Capital Partners in Prague, focusing on wind farm project finance and M&A in central and eastern Europe. He also has experience in carbon finance (with Climate Change Capital) and public market transactions.

James holds an MSc in Environmental Technology from Imperial College London and a BA (Hons) in Natural Sciences from Clare College, Cambridge.

Monica Black | Office Manager | London, UK

Monica Black | Office Manager | London, UK

Monica is the Office Manager for Stafford’s London office and is responsible for supplier management, administration, HR and Events assistance, as well as providing ancillary support to the global Stafford team.

Monica’s background is in office administration and events management, having worked in the UK and the United Arab Emirates, for companies including Nord Anglia Education, Sauflon Pharmaceuticals and Accenture.

She holds a BA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of York.

Jos Boeren | Managing Partner, Stafford Agriculture & Food | London, UK

Jos Boeren | Managing Partner, Stafford Agriculture & Food | London, UK

Jos is head of Stafford’s Agriculture & Food investments where he is responsible for all investment management activities in this sector. Most recently he was global lead Capital at agri-food executive search firm Kincannon & Reed, servicing a variety of investors, investment managers, portfolio companies and agribusinesses. He also served as head of Agriculture & Food at the advisory firm, Sherpa Millbank. Prior to this, he was Head of Agri M&A at Société Générale and worked in strategic planning at publicly-traded agribusiness company, Bunge. Jos has deep industry insights across the entire agri-food value chain and holds longstanding relationships with a wide array of industry operators and stakeholders across the world. He started his career working in Corporate Strategy & Development roles at AirFrance-KLM and JTI. Jos studied Economics at the University of Amsterdam.

Richard Bowley | Co-founder | London, UK

Richard Bowley | Co-founder | London, UK

Richard co-founded Stafford Timberland and co-developed Stafford Private Equity’s initial international expansion plan. Prior to this, Richard was CEO of Pantheon Ventures. He is involved in relationship management, strategy formulation and investment evaluation. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in London and has a BSc Honours in Chemistry from Exeter University.

Michael Goodfellow | Finance Manager | London, UK

Michael Goodfellow | Finance Manager | London, UK

Michael is Stafford Timberland’s Financial Accountant and is involved in business support, accounting and administration. He recently graduated from the University of Sheffield with a Bachelor’s degree in history and has financial experience in the oil and gas sector. Michael is currently studying towards the Chartered Accountant qualification.

William Greene | Partner, Stafford Infrastructure | Zurich, Switzerland

William Greene | Partner, Stafford Infrastructure | Zurich, Switzerland

William manages various global investments for Stafford Infrastructure and contributes to Stafford Sustainable Capital investment activities. He has more than 10 years of industry experience and has held senior management roles with Macquarie Investment Management Private Markets, Swiss Re, and the Asian Development Bank, where he was responsible for sourcing, due diligence, and financing projects in the infrastructure and renewables sectors. William has a Masters in Business Administration from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, a Masters of Science in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University, and both a Masters and Bachelors of Science in Civil Engineering from The National Superior School of Hydraulics of Grenoble, France.

Marek Guizot | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Marek Guizot | Investment Manager, Stafford Timberland | London, UK

Marek’s role includes investor relations, asset due diligence and monitoring of investment performance, with a specific focus on the Phaunos Timber Fund. He was previously the Forestry Director at Green Resources, a vertically integrated forest products company operating across East Africa. Prior to this he was a Principal at Pöyry Management Consulting UK, where he led a team providing advisory services to a wide range of stakeholders in the forest sector.

Theo de Jager | Chief Operating Officer | London, UK

Theo de Jager | Chief Operating Officer | London, UK

Theo de Jager is Stafford’s Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to joining Stafford Theo worked for Deloitte where he initially delivered audits for publicly listed and privately-owned companies. More recently, Theo focussed on IT based financial solutions and delivered and implemented business process improvement, data migration, mergers and restructuring projects.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor degree in Financial Accounting from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Ruchi Jha | Analyst, Client Solutions | London, UK

Ruchi Jha | Analyst, Client Solutions | London, UK

Ruchi is a Client Solutions Analyst involved in managing all client interactions from business development, investor relations and distribution and marketing.

Prior to Stafford, she spent two years responsible for investor relations and marketing at an investment management firm and four years as an Investment Analyst involved in investment research, valuations and due diligence at a private equity firm.

Ruchi has a Masters degree in Business Administration, specialising in Finance from the MET Institute of Management, and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from University of Mumbai, India.

David Lindsay | Partner, Stafford Infrastructure | London, UK

David Lindsay | Partner, Stafford Infrastructure | London, UK

David is experienced in all aspects of establishing, leading, managing and exiting infrastructure funds.

He was, for 5 years Managing Director of Building Schools for the Future Investments LLP in the UK, which was successfully sold in August 2011. He previously spent 10 years with Barclays Private Equity where he was a founding member of their infrastructure team.

He earned a Masters degree in Finance from the London Business School.

Stacey Mansworth | Marketing Manager, Client Solutions | London, UK

Stacey Mansworth | Marketing Manager, Client Solutions | London, UK

Stacey provides global marketing support to the Stafford Capital Partners team.

Prior to joining Stafford she worked at Pantheon Ventures for more than 10 years, overseeing conferences and events as well as taking on a broad range of projects and initiatives in all aspects of marketing. Stacey has worked at various financial institutions in London for more than 20 years.

Konstantinos Makris | Investment Analyst, Stafford Infrastructure | Zurich, Switzerland

Konstantinos Makris | Investment Analyst, Stafford Infrastructure | Zurich, Switzerland

Konstantinos is an Investment Analyst involved in investment research, due diligence, portfolio management and marketing.

Prior to joining Stafford, he was a financial services consultant at PwC and has held a number of internships in various financial services firms.

Konstantinos holds a MSc in Economics from the University of Lausanne and a BA in Banking and Financial Management from the university of Piraeus.

Dr. Ingo Marten | Managing Partner, Stafford Real Assets | Zurich, Switzerland

Dr. Ingo Marten | Managing Partner, Stafford Real Assets | Zurich, Switzerland

Ingo is responsible for relationship management, portfolio construction, investment due diligence, negotiation and monitoring for Stafford’s infrastructure business. He also contributes to Stafford Sustainable Capital given the overlap of these business lines.

Prior to joining Stafford, Ingo worked with Macquarie Investment Management Private Markets in charge of a pioneer secondary infrastructure fund of funds, as well as the European aspects of its sustainable capital fund of funds. Prior to Macquarie, Ingo was a Director of Alternative Investments at Swiss Re, responsible for the development and management of one of the world’s largest sustainability-focused portfolios and also worked in Corporate & Strategy Development and Investment Banking at UBS.

Ingo holds a PhD in Business Administration from the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. In addition to his PhD, he also holds a lic. Rer. Pol. Diploma (the Swiss MBA equivalent) from the University of Fribourg.

Jane Murphy | Finance Manager | London, UK

Jane Murphy | Finance Manager | London, UK

Jane Murphy is Stafford Timberland's Finance Manager, responsible for the operation of the timber funds, including cash management, reporting and administration.

Previously in charge of the finance function at a financial services firm and prior to this she trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in a medium sized accountancy firm, both based in London

Jonathan Netto | Finance Assistant | London, UK

Jonathan Netto | Finance Assistant | London, UK

Jonathan is a Finance Assistant with Stafford and is involved in business support, accounting and administration.

Jonathan recently graduated from Anglia Ruskin University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and has practical experience in the public housing sector. Jonathan is currently studying towards the Chartered Accountant qualification.

Lucy Nicholls | Partner, Stafford Private Markets | London, UK

Lucy Nicholls | Partner, Stafford Private Markets | London, UK

Lucy is involved in relationship management, investment sourcing and due diligence for private markets and private credit in Europe.

Prior to joining Stafford, Lucy spent 7 years at Pantheon, 3 years at Adams Street (becoming Partner in 2007) and most recently, 2 years at Graphite Capital. In these roles, Lucy focused on all aspects of European private equity, developing expertise in manager selection and European portfolio construction.

Daniel Pye | Finance Manager | London, UK

Daniel Pye | Finance Manager | London, UK

Daniel Pye is Stafford Infrastructure’s Finance Manager, responsible for the operation of the infrastructure funds, including reporting, cash management, investor relations, assisting the investment team, and administration.

Prior to joining Stafford, Daniel worked in assurance and advisory at Deloitte in Australia where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant.

He holds a Bachelor degree in Commerce with majors in finance and accounting from the University of Sydney in Australia.