BlackRock Throgmorton Trust appoints Glen Suarez to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc (LON: THRG) today announced the appointment of Glen Suarez to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective from 9 January 2023.

Glen Suarez will also join the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration & Management Engagement Committees.

About Glen Suarez

Glen SuarezKnight Vinke Asset Management board, where he is an experienced director, having held both executive and non-executive roles. He is currently a non-executive director of Impax Environmental Markets plc and chairman of the Knight Vinke Asset Management Board, where he previously held the role of CIO and Deputy CEO. He is a senior adviser to FMAP Limited, a consultancy founded by Lord Maude which advises governments on the implementation of public sector reform.

He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a member of the Royal Society of Arts.

Glen Suarez was chairman of The Edinburgh Investment Trust plc until July 2022, a position he had held since 2017, having joined the board in 2013. Glen was a committee member and co-chair of the Capital Markets Advisory Committee, an independent body advising on accounting issues and standards between 2014 and 2020. Before this, he was a Partner in Soditic Limited for four years, and prior to that, he was head of the European energy, infrastructure, and utilities investment banking business at Morgan Stanley for eight years.

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