Gresham House appoints Rachel Beagles to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, London – Gresham House Plc (AIM:GHE), the specialist alternative asset manager, announces that Rachel Beagles will join the Company’s Board as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 March 2018.

Rachel joins with a wealth of investment industry experience, and was recently appointed Chairman of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC). She is also Chairman of Securities Trust of Scotland plc (STS) and of NewlonBuild Ltd, a social housing provider, and also sits on the board of BlackRock Emerging Europe plc (BEEP) and Aberdeen New India Investment Trust plc (ANII). Prior to these appointments Rachel was Vice-Chairman of Newlon Housing Trust, and spent ten years as non-executive director of Schroder UK Mid Cap Fund plc (SCP) between 2006 and 2016, and four years as a managing director at Deutsche Bank Securities.

Anthony Townsend, Chairman of Gresham House, said: “I am very pleased to welcome Rachel to the Gresham House Board. Her wealth of experience and investment industry prowess will be invaluable to the Group. As we take Gresham House into its next stage of growth, the Board will have a significant role to play in the development of the business and I believe that Rachel is an ideal candidate to support the current management team as they seek to enhance the creation of shareholder and client value in 2018.”

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