BlackRock World Mining Trust appoints Elisabeth Scott to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London –  BlackRock World Mining Trust plc (LON: BRWM) today announced the appointment of Elisabeth Scott to its Board as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Elisabeth Scott will also join the Audit Committee and Management Engagement Committee.

About Elisabeth Scott

Elisabeth Scott has over 35 years of experience in the asset management industry. She began her career as an investment manager with the British Investment Trust and worked in the Hong Kong asset management industry from 1992 until 2008, latterly as managing director and country head of Schroder Investment Management (Hong Kong) Ltd. She also chaired the Hong Kong Investment Funds Association between 2005 and 2007.

Elisabeth Scott has been a non-executive director of investment companies since 2011. She is currently the chair of JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust plc and India Capital Growth Fund Ltd and a non-executive director of Capital Group UK Management Company and Allianz Technology Trust PLC. She chaired the Association of Investment Companies from January 2021 until January 2024.


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