Board of Directors
Elisabeth was appointed to the Board as Chairman on 18 December 2017. She has over 25 years’ experience in the asset management industry, having started in Hong Kong in 1992 where she remained until 2008, most recently in the role of Managing Director and Country Head of Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Limited and Chairman of the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association. She is Non-Executive Director of Allianz Technology Trust PLC and Chair of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC). She is resident in the UK.
Patrick qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG Guernsey in 1991 and is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. He worked in the fund industry in Guernsey since joining Rothschild Asset Management C.I. Limited in 1992 before moving to become managing director at Butterfield Fund Services (Guernsey) Limited (subsequently Butterfield Fulcrum Group (Guernsey) Limited), a company providing third party fund administration services, where he worked from April 2002 until June 2009. Patrick is a former Chairman of the Guernsey International Business Association and of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association. He is a director of a number of management companies, general partners and investment companies, including Riverstone Energy Limited, ICG-Longbow Senior Secured UK Property Debt Investments Limited, NextEnergy Solar Fund Limited and GLI Finance Limited. He was appointed to the Board on 25 September 2020 and is also Chairman of the Audit Committee.
Lynne was appointed to the board in May 2021. She has over thirty years’ experience in financial markets, initially in London in the late 1980’s before being seconded by Credit Suisse to Guernsey, Channel Islands in 1995, where she is still based. Most recently she worked for twelve years as an Investment Consultant for an Independent Investment Consultancy Company. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and a Chartered Wealth Manager. She is also an ASIP qualified member of the CFA UK, member of the CFA, 953214, as well as a Chartered Director and Fellow of the Institute of Directors. Lynne is currently a non-executive director and Chief Investment Officer for a Single Family Office and has prior experience as a director of a listed Frontier Equities Investment Company.
Nick was appointed to the Board in July 2022. He has over thirty years’ experience in the asset management industry as a Portfolio Manager, he was with HSBC Global Asset Management between 2005 and 2020, initially as Global Head of Emerging Markets Equities and then Head of Equities. Previously he was a Director of F&C Investment Management and has spent the last 20 years investing in global emerging markets equities. He is a partner in Panorama Property Investments LLP. Nick is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of the UK.