Meet the team

Jeremy Hamilton – Director

Jeremy Hamilton, Joint MD, Horizon Cremations.

Jeremy is a Strathclyde School of Government graduate, and comes from a family business background within the private and residential care sectors. He is experienced in the management of multi-site operations within regulated and sensitive business sectors. He also has over 20 years experience within complex planning and corporate communications.

Jeremy took the Clyde Coast and Garnock Valley Crematorium from inception through to gaining planning consent, securing funding, cost tendering and pre-construction project management.

Mob: 07807 426879

Stephen Byfield –  Director

Stephen Byfield, Joint MD, Horizon Cremations.

Stephen is a planning and property expert who founded and ran his own consultancy business for 25 years before selling it in 2014.   He has worked for some of the UK’s biggest companies on airport runways, business parks, distribution hubs, houses, retail parks, supermarkets, stadia, water pipelines and wind farms.

Stephen is also a marketing and communications specialist.   He writes a monthly column for Housebuilder magazine and is a non-executive director of a listed PR firm.   He is progressing our sites in England and Wales
Tel: 0203 624 7266
Mob: 07836 611503

Colin Grier – Chairman

Colin Grier, Chairman Horizon Cremations.Colin Grier is Chairman of Horizon.   He is a highly experienced corporate financial adviser who has worked with a wide range of private and listed companies in developing and implementing strategies for both organic and acquisitive growth.  Colin was a director of corporate finance with merchant bank Noble Grossart for ten years. Prior to that he held senior positions in mergers & acquisitions with British Linen Advisers, Société Générale and PwC.

Colin is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland and graduated from Heriot-Watt University with a BA in Accountancy and Finance.


Colin Anderson

Colin is a non-executive director with Horizon, representing private equity investor Maven Capital.

Colin joined Maven in 2014 after 10 years in corporate banking with The Royal Bank of Scotland plc. Prior to RBS he worked for 6 years with Ernst & Young (EY) in both Glasgow and New Zealand. Colin is a chartered accountant and a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. He graduated from the University of Strathclyde with a BSc Honours degree in Manufacturing Engineering and Accountancy.