Braemar welcomes Cat Valentine to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Braemar Plc (LON: BMS), a provider of expert investment, chartering, and risk management advice to the shipping and energy markets, today announced the appointment of Cat Valentine to its Board as an independent non-executive director effective from 16 May 2023.

“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Cat to the board. As we continue to develop and implement our expansion and growth agenda, the addition of Cat’s extensive expertise will add considerable value to the board and will help us to deliver on our strategic ambitions. On behalf of the entire board, I welcome Cat and look forward to working with her.” said Board Chairman, Nigel Payne.

Cat will also join the Remuneration Committee and Audit & Risk Committee.

About Catriona Louise Valentine

Cat is a communications professional with over 25 years of experience, advising quoted and privately-owned companies on investor and corporate communications. She has extensive knowledge of the small-cap growth companies’ market and considerable M&A transactional experience, advising a broad range of clients on AIM and the Main Market.

Cat started her career in 1996 with Rawlings Financial PR. She went on to lead this business, before establishing her agency in 2008, which was acquired by Tavistock Communications in 2012. She then spent two years with Hudson Sandler, as Board Director, before joining the strategic communications advisory business, Belvedere Communications, in 2017, where she is Director and Co-owner.

About Braemar Plc

Braemar provides expert advice in shipping investment, chartering, and risk management to enable its clients to secure sustainable returns and mitigate risk in the volatile shipping world. Our experienced brokers work with specialist professionals to form teams tailored to our customer’s needs and provide an integrated service supported by a collaborative culture.

Braemar joined the Official List of the London Stock Exchange in November 1997 and trades under the symbol BMS.


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