Ian Middleton has today joined Celicourt as a partner and co-investor in the company.
Middleton joins Celicourt from Powerscourt, where he was head of industrials, energy and natural resources and a member of the senior management team. Previously, he worked as a director at financial and business comms consultancy Merlin PR, and at equity marketing consultancy Scott Harris.
Middleton has worked for clients including Dong Energy (on its recent IPO), Airbus Group, Royal Dutch Shell and Volvo Group.
Mark Antelme, Celicourt’s MD, said: “We are extremely pleased that Ian is joining Celicourt. He is an excellent operator and our current and future clients will benefit hugely from his expertise, which has been honed over an impressive career, including in investment banking and subsequently for over a decade in strategic communications. He is a great addition to the team and we welcome him on board.”
Middleton added: “I have been very impressed by Celicourt, not only by the standard of its work, but also with the attitude and culture of the team. They have got off to a superb start and I am very excited about joining them and playing my part in the ongoing development of the business.”