Andrew Impey (Chair)
Andrew was appointed to the Board in July 2022. He is the Chairman of JP Morgan UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc. He was previously a consultant at Rathbones Investment Management, a partner of Albion Capital Group LLP and joint managing director at OLIM Limited. He has over 30 years’ fund management experience including managing a number of Investment trusts. Prior to joining OLIM in 2009, he was Chief Investment Officer at Singer & Friedlander Investment Management. He is a charity trustee and chairs a number of investment committees including the HMS Victory Preservation Company.
Charlotta Ginman, FCA
Charlotta was appointed to the Board in October 2014. A Chartered Accountant, Charlotta is Chair of the Audit Committee. She is a non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Polar Capital Technology Trust plc and Keywords Studios plc. She is also a non-executive Director of Unicorn AIM VCT plc, Gamma Communications plc and Boku Inc.
As three out of Charlotta’s six non-executive directorships are with quoted investment companies which involve less time commitment than trading companies, Charlotta is able to devote sufficient time to all of her appointments.
Sian was appointed to the Board in August 2015. She is the Chair of the Engagement and Remuneration Committee. Sian is currently the Chief Operating Officer of C|T Group, as well as a non-executive Director of the JP Morgan Multi-Asset Trust PLC and a member of the Advisory Boards of EBF International (Shanghai) Ltd and Cerno Capital Partners LLP. Previously she was Executive Director of the Legatum Institute and before this, Managing Director of the UK think tank Policy Exchange.
Robert was appointed as a Director in September 2016. He is the Senior Independent Director. He is non-executive Chairman of Shires Income PLC and Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund PLC, and a non-executive Director of JP Morgan American Investment Trust plc. He is also an independent member of M&G plc’s With Profits Committee. Robert was formerly a director and Chief Investment Officer at Royal London Asset Management Limited.
Edward was appointed as a director in December 2019. He is a partner at Oldfield Partners LLP and was previously the Principle Representative Officer of Bank of London and the Middle East in Dubai. Before that he was Managing Director of Alliance Trust Investments for seven years and Managing Director at BlackRock with various responsibilities including Head of Institutional Business Development and Head of Asia, based in Hong Kong. He started his career at Barings Asset Management as an Asian Equity portfolio manager.