About Us – Our Board

The Directors are listed below, all of whom are independent. All Directors served throughout the period are non-executive.

Chairman

Gerry P Aherne

Mr Aherne was a director of Electric & General Investment Trust plc until its reconstruction into the Company. Previously he was a director of Schroder Investment Management Limited and a non-executive director of PRI Group plc. Additionally he is the chairman of Cenkos Securities plc and Omnis Investments. He has spent a long career managing investments, pension funds and unit trusts, with a special interest in the insurance industry.

Director

John D W Pocock

Mr Pocock was a director of Electric & General Investment Trust plc until its reconstruction into the Company. Formerly CEO of Druid Group plc and subsequently a Director of Xansa plc, he is currently non-executive chairman of a number of institutionally backed unlisted UK software companies and chairman of Maven Income & Growth VCT PLC. He is also a founding director of Young British Entrepreneur Limited.

DIRECTOR

Nicholas R Rundle

Nick Rundle graduated with a BA (Honours) degree from Oxford University and joined Wood Mackenzie in 1983. He has worked for a number of brokers including BZW from 1988-1995. He was Head of Client Account Management at Morley Fund Management, the asset management division of Aviva, before joining Gerrard as an investment manager in 2002. Nick joined Javelin Capital from Taylor Young and was responsible for the management of the Global Equity portfolio of the Majedie IT until 2014.