BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust appoints Stephen White as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – BlackRock Frontiers Investment Trust plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Stephen White as a non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 13 July 2016.   Mr White will also serve as a member of the Company’s Audit & Management Engagement Committee.

Mr White is the Head of European and US equities at British Steel Pension Fund, responsible for the day to day management of the Fund’s Europe ex-UK and US equity portfolios, and brings to the Board considerable knowledge of investment companies and investment management generally.  He was formerly a non-executive director of Global Special Opportunities Trust Plc and was formerly Head of European Equities at Foreign & Colonial Investment Management, Manager of Foreign & Colonial Eurotrust PLC and Deputy Manager of the Foreign & Colonial Investment Trust Plc. Prior to joining Foreign & Colonial in 1985, he held positions at Hill Samuel Asset Management, Phillips & Drew and Price Waterhouse.  Mr White is a qualified chartered accountant.

Mr White has held the following directorships of publicly quoted companies in the last five years:

  • JP Morgan European Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc
  • New India Investment Trust plc

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