Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust appoints Karen Roydon to its Board as Non-Executive Director

– UK, Edinburgh –  The Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies Trust plc (LON: SST) today announced the appointment of Karen Roydon to its Board as a Non-Executive Director effective from 8 December 2023.

About Karen Roydon

Karen Roydon is a CFA Charterholder and is an experienced investment manager. She started her career at BlackRock and in 2006 moved to Genesis Investment Management, a long-only Emerging Markets equities specialist. During her seventeen years as a Portfolio Manager at Genesis, she focused primarily on investing in listed businesses in Asia across the full range of market capitalizations. Since 2020 Karen has also chaired the GenEM Foundation, which funds sustainable, long-term income generation opportunities for marginalised communities in developing countries.

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