Carter Jonas expands Infrastructure & Energy team with four new hires

Greg Hilton, Carter Jonas

Carter Jonas, the national property consultancy, has boosted its Infrastructure & Energy team with four new appointments including Greg Hilton, as partner, Steve Hopley and Tom Packham, as associate partners, and Stuart Steel as a geographic information systems (GIS) manager.

Energy specialist Greg Hilton is based out of Carter Jonas’ Cambridge office, One Station Square. He has more than 15 years’ experience in developing, delivering and managing renewable and conventional energy infrastructure, having previously held roles at Flogas Britain Ltd, GG Eco Solutions Ltd, Bidwells and The Greenery. Hilton works with landowners, developers, investors, and businesses to develop and provide strategic advice on a range of energy technologies, including solar PV, flexible gas generation, electric vehicle charging, biomass and biogas.

With over 30 years’ property experience, Steve Hopley has worked across both the public and private sectors delivering innovative estates and regeneration strategies, initiatives and projects. He joins from Amey Plc where he held the role of Estates Director – Consulting Property. At Carter Jonas, Hopley is tasked with further developing the firm’s full-service capabilities across its infrastructure and energy network with a particular focus on the North West of England.

Tom Packham joins Carter Jonas’ Birmingham office based in the Infrastructure team and is a key point of contact for many clients, including HS2. Packham has managed land and property compensation and access required to support major infrastructure schemes in the utility sector and has extensive experience in multi-site contract management for the provision of project management, facilities management and professional estates services.

Stuart Steel brings more than 16 years’ GIS experience, including 14 years with Atkins as an award-winning geospatial consultant, providing a range of services including digital solutions architecture, project management, spatial analysis, information and data management and software development.

Mark Hall-Digweed, Head of Infrastructure & Energy, Carter Jonas said: “Our sustained expansion enables us to support clients as they navigate the unique opportunities and challenges that national and global trends – including increased environmental awareness, the growth in e-commerce and digital innovation – present. As such, it is a pleasure to welcome Greg, Steve, Tom and Stuart to the team. Their broad range of skills and collective experience further enhance our ability to provide accessible, robust strategic advice and deliver results and value for our growing client base.”