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Chris Samuel

Independent Non-executive Director

Skills and experience: As an experienced Chair and Non-executive Director, Chris’ expertise in the financial services industry enable him to challenge, advise, and support Quilter’s management team on a wide range of business, investment, distribution, finance, and operational matters. As Chief Executive of Ignis Asset Management, Chris led the successful transformation, and then sale, of the business. Chris also held other Board-level executive positions at a number of asset management businesses including Gartmore, Hill Samuel Asset Management, and Cambridge Place Investment Management. Prior to that he worked at Prudential-Bache and KPMG, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Chris’ non-executive experience includes his current Chairmanship of BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc and previous roles as Chairman of JP Morgan Japanese Investment Trust plc and as a Director of Alliance Trust, Sarasin and UIL.

External Appointment: Chair of BlackRock Throgmorton Trust plc.

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