– UK, Oxford –  Woodford Patient Capital Trust Plc (LON: WPCT) today announced the appointment of Jane Tufnell as an independent non-executive director with immediate effect. Jane will also become a member of the Audit, Risk and Valuation and Management Engagement Committees.

The Board also announces that Steven Harris has stated his intention to step down as a non-executive director on 30 September 2019.

Susan Searle, Chair of WPCT, said: “I am pleased to welcome Jane to the Board of WPCT. I believe that her fund management expertise and familiarity with investment trusts will bring valuable experience to the Board and I look forward to working with her during this important period for WPCT. I would also like to thank Steven for his contribution to WPCT over the past 4 years.”

About Jane Tufnell

Jane joins the Board with extensive investment trust and fund management experience, including a number of boards and non-executive roles. Jane has spent the majority of her career at Ruffer Investment Management, which she co-founded in 1994. She is currently Chair of Odyssean Investment Trust PLC, Senior Independent Director of Record PLC and a non-executive director of ICG Enterprise Trust PLC, The Diverse Income Trust plc and JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust PLC.

For more information: https://woodfordfunds.com/funds/wpct

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