Impax Environmental Markets announces Simon Fraser to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, London –  Impax Environmental Markets plc (LON: IEM) today announced the appointment of Simon Fraser to its Board as an independent non-executive director, effective from 1 March 2021.

The company also announced that William Rickett will retire from the Board at the forthcoming AGM to be held in May 2021.

About Simon Fraser

Simon brings a wealth of investment trust experience and deep knowledge of global markets. He had a long and distinguished career in asset management at Fidelity International Ltd, retiring in 2008 as President, Investment Solutions Group, Fidelity Retirement Institute and having held other senior roles including President of Fidelity’s European and Institutional business and Global Chief Investment Officer. In December 2019 he retired as chair of the £3 billion F&C Investment Trust PLC. He is a former non-executive director of Barclays Bank PLC.

Simon was appointed as the incoming Chair of Murray International Trust plc in May 2020, and he is also on the board of Fidelity Funds SICAV, Treasurer of the King’s Fund and a Trustee of The Abbotsford Trust. Also, Simon is Chair of investment managers McInroy and Wood Ltd, the Investor Forum, and TS Lombard, the independent economic and investment strategy research boutique.

Within the past five years Simon has also served as a director of Merchants Trust plc, Ashmore plc and Fidelity European Values plc.

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