Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust announces Liz Airey to its Board as Independent Director

– UK, Edinburgh –  Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust plc (LON: SLS), today announced the appointment of Liz Airey as an independent non-executive Director of the Company with effect from 21 August 2019.

About Liz Airey

Liz is currently non-executive Chairman of Jupiter Fund Management plc, a non-executive Director of Kirk Lovegrove & Company Limited, a member of the Corporate Governance Committee and Investments Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, and Chair of Trustees of the Rolls-Royce UK Pension Fund. Within the past five years, she has also been a non-executive director of Tate & Lyle plc and Dunedin Enterprise Investment Trust plc. Prior to that, she was a non-executive director of JP Morgan European Smaller Companies Trust plc, Zetex plc and AMEC plc and in her executive career, she was Finance Director of Monument Oil and Gas plc, a post she held from 1990 until the sale of the company to Lasmo plc in 1999.

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