At Earth Capital (EC) we think globally, but have the added benefit of colleagues around the world who are experts in their local markets. From 1984 to December 2020, this team had an overall IRR of 28.5% in 256 realised investments (i.e. sale, flotation or administration/liquidation) and unrealised investments and they have made 47 sustainable private equity investments since 1985 generating an IRR of 45.2%. We also strongly believe in promoting diversity, as an equal opportunities firm and have signed the UK Government’s Charter on Women in Finance. For more information visit our About Us page.

Gordon Power

Image of Earth Capital staff member Gordon Power, Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Co-Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Gordon is responsible for the investment activities of the firm. He is also a co-founder of Earth Capital Holdings with Stephen Lansdown, Earth Capital's holding company. In addition, Gordon is also Director & Investment Committee member at Berkeley Energy Ltd (BEL) and Director of Sustainable Development Capital Ltd (SDCL).

Gordon has over 35 years’ of private equity experience. He founded the private equity business ProVen Private Equity (now re-named Beringea) and led its buy-out from Guinness Mahon in 1997 acting as CEO and CIO until the firm’s sale in 2004. In 2003 ProVen had funds under management of $340m. Gordon’s investment track record extends to over 256 investments made over the last 35 years, generating an IRR of 28.5%. During this time he has made 33 investments in sustainable technology within areas such as forestry, plastic recycling and eco-friendly building materials and brand packaging which have generated an IRR of 45%.