Kate Bolsover

Kate Bolsover is a Director of JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC. She’s also Chairman of Tomorrow’s People Trust Limited and a director of a number of affiliated companies. She worked for Cazenove Group PLC and JPMorgan Cazenove between 1995 and 2005, where she was managing director of the mutual fund business, and latterly Director of Corporate Communications.

Prior to this, her work involved business development and mutual funds experience covering countries in the Far East.

Appointed as Director on 1 January 2010
Appointed Chairman on 9 December 2014.

Grahame Stott

Grahame Stott is a qualified actuary with considerable consultancy experience and insight into the intermediary market. He spent 20 years at Watson Wyatt in Hong Kong, during which he became the Regional Director for 12 countries across Asia-Pacific. He also served as the head of Watson Wyatt’s Global Investment Consulting Business. His background is in working with fast-growing listed companies. He is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of both Jelf Group PLC and China Motor Bus Company Limited.

Appointed as Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee on 24 September 2013

Philip Smiley

Philip Smiley is a Director of the Arisaig India Fund and the Endowment Fund SPC. He’s also Chairman of the PXP Vietnam Fund Limited and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Emerging Beachfront Land Investment Fund G.P. Limited. He has 31 years of experience working in the Asia-Pacific region, including several years with the Hong Kong Government (Civil Service Branch and then Economic Services Branch), followed by five years with the W.I. Carr Group, latterly as Managing Director of W.I. Carr (Far East) Limited in Hong Kong and group director of finance in London.

Between 1991 and 2001, he served as Managing Director and country head of Jardine Fleming in Korea, where he was also elected Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce, and then in Singapore, where he was appointed to the Stock Exchange Review Committee. From 2001 to 2005, he was group country Chairman of Jardine Matheson in Thailand and Indochina.

Appointed as Director on 1 January 2010.

Michael Warren

Michael Warren is a Non-Executive Director of Carrington Investments, Liontrust Panthera Fund Limited and Vindependents. He worked for Thames River Capital from 2007 until 2012 as Investor Director. Prior to that, he worked at HSBC Investments, where he was responsible for Institutional and Retail distribution.

Before that, he was a main board member at Deutsche Asset Management. More recently, he has served as Managing Director of the UK mutual fund business, DWS.

Appointed as Director on 29 September 2014

Tim Scholefield

Tim Scholefield is a non-executive Director of F&C Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC. He has had over twenty-five years’ experience in investment management, latterly as Head of Equities at Baring Asset Management until April 2014.

Appointed as Director on 30 September 2015

All the Directors are non-executive directors and are also independent and serve as members on the Management Engagement Committee, Nomination Committee and Audit Committee.