CT Property Trust appoints Davina Walter to its Board as Independent Chair alongside James Thornton joining as Independent Director

– UK, Chelmsford –  CT Property Trust Limited (LON: CTPT) announced the appointment of Davina Walter to its Board as the Independent Non-Executive Chair with immediate effect, succeeding Vikram Lall who retired at AGM today.

The company also announced the appointment of James Thornton to its Board as an Independent Non-Executive Director.

About Davina Walter

Davina Walter is an experienced investment professional who has been actively involved with investment trusts since 1985. She currently acts as an independent investment consultant for charities. Having started her career at Cazenove & Co, where she spent more than 11 years, ending up as Head of US equity research, she then spent over 16 years as an investment manager, at Henderson and, most recently, as a Managing Director at Deutsche Asset Management.

Davina Walter is Chairman of Aberdeen Diversified Income and Growth Trust plc and a Director of Miton UK MicroCap Trust plc. She is currently a Director of JPMorgan Elect plc but will cease to be a Director by the end of December 2022 upon completion of its merger into JPMorgan Global Growth & Income plc.


James has worked in the UK property industry for over 40 years having held senior positions in fund management with Jones Lang LaSalle and Savills, before founding Mayfair Capital Investment Management Limited, a property fund management business (now owned by Swiss Life Asset Managers) managing around £2.5bn of assets on behalf of pension funds, charities and pan European funds. James stood down as CEO at the end of 2020 and is now Non-Executive Chairman.

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