Christopher Samuel, ACA

Mr Christopher Samuel, appointed a Director in November 2015, was chief executive of Ignis Asset Management until mid-2014, when it was taken over by Standard Life. He has over twenty-five years of board level experience in the investment management sector. He is currently chairman of Blackrock Throgmorton Trust plc, JP Morgan Japanese Investment Trust plc and Quilter Financial Planning Limited as well as a non-executive director of Alliance Trust PLC and Quilter plc. Mr Samuel is a Chartered Accountant.