• 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.

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    James Williams (Chairman)

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

     

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    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 35 years’ investment experience, the last 25 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.

     

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    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 and Motif Bio plc. She is also a non-executive Director of Consort Medical 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.

     

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    Sian Hansen

    Sian was appointed as a Director in August 2015. Sian is a Non-Executive Director of JP Morgan Income and Capital Trust PLC and of EBF International (Shanghai) Ltd. Sian also sits on the Advisory Board for Cerno Capital PLC. She is a Commissioner of the Social Metrics Commission in the UK and The Women's Refugee Commission in the USA. She is also a patron of Create Streets and Clean Up UK. Sian previously spent three years as Executive Director of the Legatum Institute, a global public policy think tank dedicated to promoting prosperity through individual liberty, free enterprise and entrepreneurship and seven years as Managing Director of the UK think tank Policy Exchange, an educational charity promoting research and discourse on public policy. Sian was also formerly a director and Co-Head of Sales for Asian Equities at Société Générale and before that was an equity analyst with Enskilda Securities in Europe.

     

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    Robert Talbut

    Robert was appointed as a Director in September 2016. He is a Non-Executive Director of Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund PLC and Shires Income 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.

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