Chris was elected to the Board in January 2015. He was a member of the Audit Committee from March 2015 to April 2016 and he joined the Remuneration Committee in April 2016.
He is a director of Henderson Opportunities Trust.
After graduating from Cambridge, Chris began his portfolio management career in the City at Sun Life (now AXA) in 1974. From 1980 until 1984 he was responsible for the stewardship of their holdings of investment trust shares. He worked subsequently for Target Investment Management, before becoming a director at Baring Fund Management, where he managed an investment trust among other fund responsibilities. He has been Chief Investment Officer at Investec Wealth & Investment since 1995.
He has been a member of the Advisory Committee of the Charities Property Fund since its establishment in 2000 and was recently appointed to the Investor Committee of the Association of Real Estate Funds (AREF).