William joined the Board in 2013 and served as Deputy Chair from January 2018 - January 2020. He has been a member of the Managers Forum since 2005 and Chair from 2014. He has been a member of the Remuneration Committee since December 2013.
William is Head of Closed End Funds at abrdn, and has responsibility for all of their UK listed closed end funds. He has filled this role since 2003.
Before his current role William was an investment manager of a number of investment trusts and, prior to that, specialised in UK smaller company investment.