Glyn Jones joined the Board in September 2012. He is our Senior Independent Director and is Chair of the Investment Committee.
Glyn has undertaken a number of senior roles within the financial services industry and, as a former Chief Executive Officer in the asset management industry, he also understands the City and shareholders well.
Glyn was Chairman of Towry Holdings Limited between 2006 and 2011 and Chairman of Aspen UK from 2007 to 2014. He also served as Chairman of Hermes Fund Managers from 2008 to 2011 and was Chairman of its sister company, BT Pension Scheme Management, for a part of this period. Glyn was Chief Executive Officer of the independent investment group, Thames River Capital, from 2005 to 2006. From 2000, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Gartmore Investment Management in the UK for four years. Before this, Glyn was Chief Executive Ofﬁcer of Coutts NatWest Group and Coutts Group, having joined in 1997. Glyn joined Standard Chartered in Hong Kong in 1990 where he became the General Manager of Global Private Banking. He was a consulting partner with Coopers & Lybrand/Deloitte Haskins & Sells Management Consultants from 1981 to 1990. He is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Glyn is Chairman of Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited, a New York listed specialty lines insurer. He is also Chairman of Aldermore Group plc and its subsidiary Aldermore Bank plc.