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    Richard Laing
    Non-executive Chairman

    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 and at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Marks & Spencer. His current nonexecutive appointments include chair roles at Perpetual Income and Growth Investment Trust plc and Miro Forestry Company Limited, and director roles at JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust plc, Plan International UK and Tritax Big Box REIT plc.

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

    Board member since 1 January 2016, resident in the UK.

    Committee involvement

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

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