Equitix

Geoff Jackson

Chief Executive Officer

Geoff Jackson is a founding Director of Equitix and oversees the management of all aspects of the business. Mr. Jackson led a number of Equitix's initial investments, achieving financial close on Greenwich and Essex BSF projects. He sits on the board of several of Equitix's project companies including Birmingham Highways, Sheffield Highways and Greenwich BSF and sits on the Fund Investment Committees for each of the Equitix funds. Mr. Jackson has 37 years of development and construction industry experience. Prior to founding Equitix in 2007, he worked for Skanska where he was a Managing Director and responsible for leading the team that produced the winning proposal for the £1.4 billion Bart's and the Royal London Hospital PFI bid. Mr. Jackson also worked as a Divisional Director responsible for PFI projects at Bovis Lend Lease. He is a member of the Chartered Institute of Building (MCIOB). Mr. Jackson is based in London.

Nick Parker

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Parker is a founding Director of Equitix and heads up all Primary Bidding and Primary Acquisition activities. Mr. Parker has led the teams that achieved financial close on the University of Essex, West Yorkshire Police PFI, Derbyshire and Cambridgeshire BSF and Sheffield Highways as well as the acquisition of North Lanarkshire Schools and Birmingham Highways. Prior to Equitix, Mr. Parker was Development Director at Skanska Infrastructure Development, where he was part of the bidding team that successfully won the £1.4 billion Bart's and the Royal London Hospital PFI. In former years, Mr. Parker worked for Amey Ventures Ltd, Richard Ellis St. Quintin and DTZ Pieda Consulting. Mr. Parker has a BSc (Honours) Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. Mr. Parker is based in London.

Hugh Crossley

Chief Investment Officer

Hugh Crossley is a founding Director of Equitix and is responsible for fund raising at Equitix. He chairs the Investment Committee for all Equitix Funds and overseas the portfolio management functions. Mr. Crossley is also responsible for the majority of Equitix's secondary acquisitions and has managed the bids for all of the Equitix LIFTCos. He has led the teams responsible for winning the bids for Greater Gabbard OFTO, Blackpool, Oldham and Rochdale Street Lighting, Leeds Mental Health Unit and Pembrokeshire Schools. Prior to joining Equitix, Mr. Crossley was Commercial Manager at John Laing where he managed Laings investments into Hospitals including Barts and the Royal London Hospital. He also worked for Bechtel Corporation both in London and USA. Mr. Crossley has a BSc (Honours) Environmental & Ecological Engineering from the University of Newcastle and is a Chartered Management Accountant (CIMA). Mr. Crossley is based in London.

Jonathan Smith

Chief Finance Officer

Jonathan Smith joined Equitix as Financial Controller in May 2007. He has worked on a number of transactions whilst at Equitix including secondary acquisitions of health, education and leisure projects and primary projects across all sectors in which Equitix is involved. In particular,  Mr. Smith leads the technical, financial and accounting team on behalf of the Equitix consortium bidding for renewable energy transmission projects (OFTOs). Mr. Smith sits on the Fund Investment Committees. Prior to joining Equitix, Mr. Smith was a project accountant at John Laing plc. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Management Accountants and holds a BA (Honours) in Finance and Corporate Structuring from Manchester University. Mr. Smith is based in London.

 

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