Following a successful career in major development, Colin specialises in the infrastructure and rail side of the business. Colin is a founding shareholder of Cracknore Investment Limited. Its projects, amongst others, include the Tamar Valley rail reinstatement and the potential rail terminal and distribution centre in Four Ashes, Stretton. More recently, with his enthusiasm for exploring new business avenues, Colin and his team are investigating opportunities in the renewable energy sector.
Overall the Cracknore Kilbride group enables, develops and owns infrastructure projects specialising in the logistics, rail and energy sectors.
Through a separate company, Ian and Colin identified and acquired with the assistance of a funding partner 140 acres of industrial land in Southampton in 1998. A Master plan was formulated and planning was obtained on parts of the site for a waste to energy facility and a gas-powered power station. The land was partly sold to Cablefile Limited and partly retained by Cracknore Investment Limited - this was the beginnings for the group.
Ian is currently also a non executive Director of Marwyn Management Partners PLC and chairs the remuneration committee.
In 2005 Jackie joined Cracknore Kilbride with responsibility for all aspects of business support. She was involved with the management buy-out from Kilmartin Properties Limited in 2009 and since then has been responsible for financial, accounting, business compliance and operational aspects for the group.
Jackie is the company secretary of Cracknore Investment and Finance Director of all the other companies.
His experience in the industry spans a wide range of schemes within both the Public and Private sectors with an emphasis in more recent years on Infrastructure Development – Rail Freight facilities, Port Redevelopment and Renewable Energy.
He is responsible for the Kilbride's rail projects and led the management buyout from Kilmartin Properties Ltd in 2009.
Peter is a Director of the Rail Freight Group and a member of the BPF’s Industrial Committee.