Downing LLP, the global infrastructure, energy and alternative investor, has appointed Tom William as partner for its energy infrastructure investment team.
Prior to joining Downing, William established the investment and asset management arm of Solarplicity, an independent renewable energy and low-carbon electricity supplier.
William has also previously worked at Macquarie Group in London in both its private debt and private equity business. Prior to this he was a founding partner at WHEB Infrastructure Partners LLP.
Downing LLP itself has invested GBP 500m in over 100 energy projects since 2010, including solar power, onshore wind and biomass projects.
The business recently announced strategic investment for the initial phase of a GBP 1.6bn world-first network of electric vehicle chargers and batteries across the UK, developed by Pivot Power.
Downing LLP currently has over GBP 1bn in assets under management.