Foresight: the rise, fall and then exponential rise of a financial services group

Bernard Fairman, Founder and Chairman of Foresight Group will speak on the topic of ‘Foresight: the rise, fall and then exponential rise of a financial services group’.

Bernard founded Foresight Group together with Peter English in 1984 and has over 30 years investment experience. Prior to founding Foresight, Bernard worked at Panmure Gordon as an oil investment analyst before joining the investment bank Edward Bates. He then worked with several electronics companies before joining the newly formed 3i Ventures in 1981. Today Bernard is responsible for Foresight Group’s strategic direction and oversees the Executive Committee which manages the firm day to day.

Foresight Group

Foresight is a leading, independent infrastructure and private equity investment firm owned by its partners, who together have combined investment experience of over 200 years across a wide variety of sectors.

Foresight Group has launched the Foresight Nottingham Fund, a £40 million fund looking to invest in high growth businesses focusing on Nottinghamshire and Nottingham. The Fund is actively looking to invest up to £2m in high-growth businesses already operating in the region as well as those looking to invest in the region.


5.30pm – Coffee and refreshments
6pm – Start
7pm – Networking reception and buffet

Register online.

Part of the Business Leaders Series. For more information, visit the Nottingham University Business School website.

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