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Investment Advisory Team

Chief Executive Officer
Alan Birch

Alan is the Chief Executive of the Semperian Group. Alan has been with the business since 2004 and established the asset management capability of Semperian. In 2007, Alan became the Chief Operating Officer and merged the asset and fund management divisions into an integrated business that formed Semperian.

Alan has a broad range of experience through a progressive career in the PFI Sector having been a commercial director since 1995 operating in the Construction and Facilities Management sector. Alan switched focus in 1999 and through a series of transactions he gained experience of the financial environment and joined a finance boutique operating in the PFI sector where he raised and transacted £2.2bn of PFI transactions including refinancing and restructuring of PFI and fund arrangements.

Alan is known for his experience of resolving complex issues and management of change and has successfully guided Semperian through its growth and establishment as an integrated infrastructure manager.

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Group Finance Director
Jonathan Simpson

Jonathan is the Group Finance Director of the Semperian Group. He provides oversight of all financial aspects of the group’s financial strategy to the Board. His responsibilities include the communication of internal and external financial reporting, development and execution of the group’s tax strategy, and continual financial planning and analysis. He is responsible for the overall control and development of the Group’s financial system and financial control environment and is the Group’s nominated Senior Accounting Officer.

Jonathan qualified with KPMG back in 2001 gaining many years of valuable experience in assurance, and gaining IPO and transaction services experience in Manufacturing, Retail and Distribution (MRD) before deciding to enter commerce. He went on to develop his career in increasingly senior finance and directorate roles within a number of internationally and UK listed Group companies connected with PPP, Construction, Facilities Management, Engineering, and Property and Fund Management before joining Semperian in 2011.

Portrait of Jonathan Simpson