Galliford Try has appointed Mark Baxter as the new managing director of Galliford Try Investments.
Mr Baxter joins Galliford Try from Miller Construction, where he spent 12 years developing its investment portfolio and joint venture capability.
Galliford Try construction chief executive Ken Gillespie said: “I am confident Mark will make a significant contribution and impact to the future development and growth of our investments capability and wish him every success for the future.”
Mr Baxter added: “I’m really looking forward to the challenge and opportunity of continuing Galliford Try Investments remarkable success in recent years which has seen the company grow to become one of the leading brands in the infrastructure investment sector.”
The investments business is responsible for all of Galliford Try’s investment and finance activities across the UK. It is currently a significant investor in Hub South-east and Hub South-west Scotland.
It has arranged finance for projects including two of the largest multi-school PFI projects in the UK, the first privately financed housing for the UK Ministry of Defence, and the first privately finance waste water treatment works and road.
Mr Baxter will be based at the division’s Edinburgh headquarters.