Finsbury Growth & Income Trust welcomes Sandra Kelly to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC (LON: FGT) today announced the appointment of Sandra Kelly as an independent non-executive Director of the Company, with immediate effect.

Anthony Townsend, Chairman of Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC, said: “My fellow Directors and I are delighted to welcome Sandra to the Board. We are very pleased to have appointed a director with her extensive financial experience.”

Sandra’s appointment will be proposed to shareholders for ratification at the Annual General Meeting of the Company to be held on February 2020.

About Sandra Kelly

Sandra is a chartered accountant who has very recently retired from the Canal & River Trust, a charity that is responsible for 2,000 miles of canals and rivers in England and Wales, where she was Finance Director responsible for finance and all matters relating to taxation and pensions. She also looked after audit & risk, IT, Procurement and Chaired the Trust’s marina subsidiary until its sale in December 2018. Sandra spent eight years as Finance Director at NHBC (National House-Building Council), the UK’s leading independent standard-setting body and provider of warranty and insurance for new homes in the UK. She previously held senior finance positions in the commercial sector, most notably for BMW GB.

Sandra has been chair of Headington School, a leading independent girls school in Oxford, since 2016 and has been on the board of governors since 2013.

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