Blue Planet investment management

 INVESTMENT TRUST DIRECTORS


Please find below biographies of the Investment Trust Directors.  They are all experienced professionals, bringing together a broad range of backgrounds and financial sector experience.

The Audit committee's "terms of reference" can be viewed from the download section on this webpage.

The Director's "terms of appointment" can be viewed from the download section on this webpage.
 

Blue Planet International Financials Investment Trust Plc



Blue Planet International Financials Investment Trust Plc

John Tyce
Chairman
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Mr Tyce has spent most of his working life as an investment analyst covering UK banks and financial companies. After leaving Manchester University where he had held a research fellowship in monetary economics, he trained as an analyst with Rowe Rudd and Phillips & Drew 1972-76. He joined Laing & Cruickshank, becoming a partner in 1979. From 1988-92 he was the Senior European bank analyst at Nomura, and from 1991-92 was Head of European equity research at Nomura Research Institute, London. Between 1992 & 2004 he was the senior bank analyst in London for Société Générale.

Victoria Killay
Director
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Victoria Wendy Killay, MA, has over 27 years experience in financial markets. Ms Killay trained as a Financial Analyst with Merrill Lynch and Schroder Investment Management Ltd in London before joining IDS, a subsidiary of American Express, where she became a Fund Manager with special responsibility for Continental European stockmarkets and the United Kingdom. She was also director of marketing for CDC Investment Management Ltd, a subsidiary of La Caisse des Depots et Consignations, one of Frances largest and most respected financial institutions. For the last decade, Ms Killay has been working as a consultant researcher for a number of management consultants in the financial sector. She joined the Board on 13 June 2012.

Kenneth Murray
Director
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Kenneth Murray is the founder and Chairman of Blue Planet Investment Advisers Ltd and a director of Blue Planet Investment Management Ltd, the Company's Investment Manager and Company Secretary. He is also a Director of Labrador Coast Ltd. He commenced his career in the City of London as an Investment Analyst and was Senior Merchant Banking and Financial Sector Analyst at Greenwell Montagu Securities Limited. He held similar posts at Sheppards & Chase Stockbrokers Limited and Wood Mackenzie & Co Limited and was a Director of Fulton Prebon International Limited (one of the world's largest money brokers). In 1990, he founded The Bank of Edinburgh and was Managing Director until its sale in 1994. He was Chief Executive of Murray Financial Corporation plc until July 2003 and a Director of Blue Planet Global Financials Fund until 27 March 2009. He is a graduate of the University of Stirling, obtaining a BSc with Honours in Economics and Computer Science. He joined the Board on 13 June 2012