Specialist investment advisory firm Gravis Capital Management has appointed David Barley as Investment Director, with a focus on the firm’s private markets net zero strategies. Prior to joining the firm, Barley served as Director for the Sustainable Ocean Fund at Mirova UK and was a Senior Adviser to the Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit’s work on energy, water and food economics. “We are delighted that David has chosen to join the Gravis team. He has a strong sustainability track record which will only boost the existing team’s expertise which has been growing to support private markets activity,” said Phil Kent, Director at Gravis. “The team David joins works across lower mid-market energy transition, transport, circular economy, sustainable food production and sequestration with a focus on European greenfield infrastructure opportunities.” Gravis also recently hired Ed Simpson as Head of Energy and Infrastructure to oversee all direct infrastructure and renewables investment activity. The firm was established in May 2008 and specialises in property and infrastructure, with it managing approximately £3 billion of assets in these sectors.