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    Richard Laing
    Non-executive Chair

    Richard brings long-standing experience of investing in international infrastructure along with a deep knowledge of investment companies and financial matters.

    Richard was Chief Executive of CDC Group plc from 2004 to 2011, having joined the organisation in 2000 as Finance Director. Prior to CDC, he spent 15 years at De La Rue, latterly as the Group Finance Director. He also worked in agribusiness, at PricewaterhouseCoopers and at Marks & Spencer. His current non-executive appointments include director roles at JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc, Tritax Big Box REIT plc and Leeds Castle Foundation.

    He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (FCA).

    Chair and Board member since 1 January 2016. Resident in the UK.

    Committee involvement

    Nomination - Chair
    Disclosure - Chair
    Management Engagement - Chair
    Remuneration - Member