Ruffer Investment welcomes Colleen McHugh to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– GUERNSEY, St. Peter Port –  Ruffer Investment Company Limited (LON: RICA) today announced the appointment of Colleen McHugh to its Board as a non-executive director effective from 1 June 2024.

“We welcome Colleen to the board of RICL. Apart from a keen independence and enquiring mind, Colleen brings breadth and depth of buy-side experience which complements perfectly the other skill sets on the board,” said Board chairman, Chris Russell. 

From the AGM, Nick Pink will take on the chair of RICL, and Solomon Soquar will replace Nick as Senior Independent Director.

Colleen McHugh will also join the Audit and Risk Committee as well as the Management Engagement Committee.

About Colleen McHugh

Colleen McHugh has over 25 years of international experience in investment management and banking. She has held senior positions at HSBC, Barclays Wealth and Investment Management, and has led the wealth management division of Butterfield Bank Guernsey. Mrs McHugh was more recently Managing Director of 1818 Venture Capital and has current non-executive director experience of the London-listed FTSE 250 Real Estate Credit Investments Ltd.

Colleen McHugh brings extensive experience in multi-asset management for Fiduciary, Insurance, and High Net Worth clients and is an independent investment committee member of the UK digital investment platform of a large UK wealth manager. With her asset management experience, as well as a background of a degree in economics, an MBA from the University of London, and CFA Institute certification in ESG investing, she is well placed to bring her insights to the board of RICL as in her role as a regular guest on television including BBC World News and the Today Programme.

SOURCE: https://www.ruffer.co.uk/en/funds/ruffer-investment-company

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