Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust appoints Tim Scholefield to its Board as Independent Non-Executive Director

– UK, Edinburgh – Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust plc (LSE:SLS), announces the appointment of Tim Scholefield as an independent non-executive Director, with effect from 20 February 2017.

Mr Scholefield is currently a non-executive Director of F&C Capital and Income Trust Plc and Fidelity Asian Values Plc. In addition, he is a member of the Investment Committee of the General Medical Council.

Mr Scholefield was until 2014 Head of Equities at Baring Asset Management.

Mr Scholefield is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals. After his post graduate studies, he worked at Royal Sun Alliance Investments and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership before being appointed Head of Equities at Baring Asset Management in 2006.

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