James Hall-Smith


James joined InfraRed in 1997.

He is Co-Head of Infrastructure business and is currently responsible for establishing the next value-add greenfield infrastructure fund. His role covers both fund raising and securing investments.

Previously he was responsible for an environmental infrastructure fund and played a key role in establishing TRIG, InfraRed’s listed renewable energy fund. James was also part of the investment team of the first two development infrastructure funds.

Prior to InfraRed he worked at Hambros Bank in its project advisory unit advising on early UK Private Finance Initiative projects. James started his career as an engineer with Mott MacDonald.

James has a BEng (Hons) degree in Mechanical Engineering from Exeter University and is an Associate Member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers.