Corporate finance and infrastructure expert Kate Mingay joins Morrison & Co board

Infrastructure expert Kate Mingay, who has joined the board of global investor Morrison & Co.

Global infrastructure investor Morrison & Co has appointed Kate Mingay as a non-executive director, as the firm looks to grow its presence in the UK and Europe.

Mingay brings three decades of extensive commercial and regulatory experience from across the private and public infrastructure sectors to the board. She currently holds advisory roles with Ofgem and CAA, the respective UK energy and airport economic regulators and is also an independent non-executive director for Wessex Water.

With a strong corporate finance background, Mingay has worked in executive director roles for UBS and Goldman Sachs earlier in her career, leading the UK financing teams. 

Commenting on her appointment to the board, Rob Morrison, chair of Morrison & Co, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kate to our board. I have no doubt she will provide valuable insights from her vast and international experience across the industry. Her experience complements the board’s diverse skill set and she brings a strong cultural alignment to our purpose of investing wisely in ideas that matter and embedding sustainability into all our activities.

"She joins at an exciting time for our business, as we navigate the fast-changing economic environment, take on new challenges and drive continued expansion. Her impressive track record will be invaluable as we create innovative, growth opportunities for our clients and for the local communities in which we invest."

Following Mingay’s appointment, Morrison & Co’s board now has members familiar with and experienced in almost all its operating geographies, including Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the UK and Europe. 

Speaking about her appointment, Mingay said: “Morrison & Co has impressive credentials and a long track record of delivering successful financial and sustainable outcomes in listed and unlisted sectors for its investors. I am looking forward to working with the firm to support its growth strategy, particularly its international plans." 

Morrison & Co has significant investment and operating experience in digital infrastructure, renewable energy, transport and social infrastructure including healthcare. The firm has backed long-term secular trends such as decarbonisation, ageing and digital connectivity. It manages Infratil Ltd and the Utilities Trust of Australia, two of the world's first infrastructure funds, as well as other large infrastructure funds and multiple private mandates.

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