“We seek a high standard of corporate governance, operating effectively and efficiently, promoting a culture of openness and debate, and exercising effective stewardship over the Company’s activities”

Melanie Gee
Chair

Responsibilities

  • Oversees financial reporting and advises the Board on whether the Annual Report is fair, balanced and understandable.

  • Evaluates the appointment and independence of the auditors.

  • Oversees portfolio valuation.

  • Monitors risk management and internal controls.

Rob Hutchinson

Rob Hutchinson

Chair of the Committee
Virginia Holmes

Virginia Holmes

Senior Independent Director
Kemal Malik

Kemal Malik

Non-Executive Director
Gian Piero Reverberi

Gian Piero Reverberi

Non-Executive Director

Responsibilities

  • Recommends Board appointments and appointments to the sub-committees of the Board.
  • Advises the Board on the re-election and election of Directors at the Company’s AGM.
  • Reviews Board composition and oversees succession planning.
  • Supports the Chair in carrying out the Board evaluation each year.
  • Reviews compliance with the UK Corporate Governance Code.
Melanie Gee

Melanie Gee

Chair of the Committee
Virginia Holmes

Virginia Holmes

Senior Independent Director
Gian Piero Reverberi

Gian Piero Reverberi

Non-Executive Director
Rob Hutchinson

Rob Hutchinson

Non-Executive Director

Responsibilities

  • Reviews remuneration paid to the Chair of the Board.

  • Recommends the remuneration of the Non-Executive Directors.

  • Reviews the overall employee cost of the Investment Manager.

  • Oversees the incentive scheme that provides long-term rewards to the Investment Manager’s team.

Gian Piero Reverberi

Gian Piero Reverberi

Chair of the Committee
Virginia Holmes

Virginia Holmes

Senior Independent Director
Rob Hutchinson

Rob Hutchinson

Non-Executive Director