• Board of Directors and Policies

    Please see profiles of each of the Directors below: All Directors are members of the Audit, Engagement and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.





    James Williams (Chairman)

    James was appointed to the Board in October 2013. He has worked in investment management for over 40 years having been formerly the Chief Investment Officer of Baring Asset Management. He was a founder in Asia of the Henderson Baring group. He has held several non-executive directorships, and is currently a Director of F&C UK High Income Trust plc.





    Terence Mahony

    Terence was appointed as a Director in 2004. He is Managing Director of TFM Management Limited, a firm of investment consultants based in Hong Kong. He has over 40 years’ investment experience, the last 30 of which have been gained in Asia. He is also non-executive Vice Chairman of Vina Capital Group and a non-executive Director of Tau Capital plc.





    Charlotta Ginman, FCA

    A Chartered Accountant, Charlotta was appointed as a Director in October 2014. She is Chairman of the Audit Committee and the Senior Independent Director. She is a non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Polar Capital Technology Trust plc, Motif Bio plc and Keywords Studios plc. She is also a non-executive Director of Consort Medical plc and Unicorn AIM VCT plc. Charlotta was formerly a non-executive Director of Wolfson Microelectronics plc and Kromek Group plc. Charlotta has held senior positions in the investment banking and telecom sectors.





    Sian Hansen

    Sian was appointed as a Director in August 2015. Sian is also a Non-Executive Director of JP Morgan Income and Capital Trust PLC. Sian sits on the Advisory Board for Cerno Capital PLC and EBF International (Shanghai) Ltd. She has a number of not-for-profit positions including as a Trustee of the Almeida Theatre and as commissioner for The Women’s Refugee Commission in the USA. Sian previously spent three years as Executive Director of the Legatum Institute and seven years as Managing Director of the UK think tank Policy Exchange.





    Robert Talbut

    Robert was appointed as a Director in September 2016. He is a Non-Executive Director of Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund PLC, Shires Income PLC and JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc. He is also Chairman of EFG Asset Management (UK) Limited and is an independent member of Aviva Group’s Independent Governance Committee and an external adviser to Hiscox PLC. Robert was formerly a Director and Chief Investment Officer at Royal London Asset Management Limited.

  • All Directors are members of the Audit, Engagement and Remuneration and Nomination Committees.

    Read about the anti-bribery and corruption policies here.