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James Evans, BEc CA F FIN FAICD

James Evans
BEc CA F FIN FAICD

Independent Non-executive Chairman

James Evans, who is based in Australia, brings to the Board over 40 years of corporate leadership experience in finance, risk management and business development and operations. James’ corporate experience spans accounting, capital markets, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, insurance, joint venture arrangements, strategy and technology for companies including the Commonwealth Bank, Lendlease Group, GEC Australia and Grace Bros.

James has significant experience as a company director across ASX listed, private and regulated entities and accordingly, brings to the Board both executive and company director skills in financial and risk management, strategy and corporate governance and compliance. Specifically, he has sector experience and expertise in banking and financial services, including funds management, superannuation and financial services technology, property investment, lease financing and life and general insurance.

James is currently Chairman of J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited and a Non-executive Director of Autosports Group Limited, Investa Wholesale Funds Management Limited and ICPF Holdings Limited.

Nick Good
MA(Oxon)

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Nick Good is Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Pendal Group. He joined Pendal Group as Chief Executive Officer, JOHCM US in December 2019. Nick has over 25 years' industry experience across the US and Asia and is based in Boston.

Nick Good was most recently Executive Vice President, Chief Growth and Strategy Officer at State Street Corporation, based in Boston. In this role, he was responsible for setting overall business strategy and leading corporate development. Previously, he was co-head of State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) Global ETF business, with primary responsibility for North America and Latin America. Prior to joining State Street, Nick worked at BlackRock (initially Barclays Global Investors), including five years as head of its iShares ETF business in Asia-Pacific, which enjoyed rapid growth under his leadership.

Sally Collier, BEc GAICD

Sally Collier
BEc GAICD

Independent Non-executive Director

Sally Collier, who is based in Australia, brings to the Board 20 years of investment banking experience and 10 years asset management executive experience. Most of Sally’s executive career was spent in the USA (two years), London (23 years) and Hong Kong (four years). Prior to returning to Australia, Sally was a partner at the international private equity and infrastructure investment firm, Pantheon, where she held leadership roles in business and product development, investor relations, and marketing and communications. This followed nearly 20 years in investment banking, mostly at HSBC Investment Bank in the UK, where she was engaged in a broad range of transactions including mergers and acquisitions, capital markets (both debt and equity) and initial public offerings, before joining the Management Committee as an Executive Director.

Since returning to Australia in 2013, Sally has held non-executive positions in the financial services sector covering funds management and financial services technology, across ASX listed, private and regulated entities. Sally brings to the Board, through her executive and non-executive experience, skills in merger and acquisitions, strategic development, international markets, stakeholder engagement, and capital markets.

Sally is currently a Non-executive Director of J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited, Utilities Trust of Australia and the Clayton Utz Foundation.

Board Committees
Sally is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Andrew Fay, BAgEc (Hons) A Fin

Andrew Fay
BAgEc (Hons) A Fin

Independent Non-executive Director

Andrew Fay, who is based in Australia, brings to the Board over 30 years’ experience in funds and investment management. Andrew’s significant experience includes Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer roles at Deutsche Asset Management (Australia) Limited. He also held a number of other senior investment roles at Deutsche Asset Management and previously at AMP Capital. From 1998 to 2006, he was a member of the Investment Board Committee of the Financial Services Council.

Andrew has experience as a company director across ASX listed, private and regulated entities and accordingly brings to the Board skills in financial and risk management, capital markets, executive remuneration frameworks, strategy, investment and corporate governance. Specifically, he has sector experience and expertise in financial services, including investment, funds, property and infrastructure management.

Andrew is currently a non-executive director of J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited, Spark Infrastructure RE Limited and National Cardiac Pty Limited.

Andrew has previously served as the Chairman of Deutsche Asset Management (Australia) Limited, Deutsche Managed Investments Limited and Tasman Lifestyle Continuum Limited.

Board Committees
Andrew is Chairman of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Christopher Jones, MA (Cantab) CFA

Christopher Jones
MA (Cantab) CFA

Independent Non-executive Director

Christopher Jones, who is based in New York City, has over 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He has significant experience in investment management as both a Chief Investment Officer and Portfolio Manager in the US.

Most recently, Christopher was Principal of CMVJ Capital LLC, a private investor and adviser in the financial services, asset management and technology industries. In the two years prior to 2016, Christopher was Head of Blackrock’s US Global Fundamental Equity and Co-head of Global Active Equity. Previously, he spent 32 years in a range of roles at Robert Fleming and Co and JP Morgan Asset Management, including being Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Growth and Small Cap Equities for a period of 10 years.

Christopher brings to the Board skills in financial and risk management, financial services technology, strategy and investment governance. Specifically, he has sector experience and expertise in international financial services, including investment and funds management.

Christopher is currently a Non-executive Director of J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited.

Board Committees
Christopher is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Kathryn Matthews, BSc BEc

Kathryn Matthews
BSc BEc

Independent Non-executive Director

Kathryn Matthews, who is based in the United Kingdom, brings to the Board nearly 40 years' experience in funds and investment management. She has extensive experience in global investment management businesses in the UK and Hong Kong, including as Chief Investment Officer, Asia Pacific ex Japan at Fidelity International based in Hong Kong. She commenced her career at Baring Asset Management, holding a broad range of roles over sixteen years as a global equity portfolio manager and latterly as the Head of Institutional Business, Europe and UK.

Kathryn has experience as a company director across listed, private and regulated entities and accordingly brings to the Board skills in financial and risk management, strategy, marketing and distribution, investment and corporate governance. Specifically, she has sector experience and expertise in financial services, including banking, funds and investment management.

Kathryn is currently Chair of Barclays Investment Solutions Limited, a Non-executive Director of J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited as well as the following UK based companies: Barclays Bank UK Plc, CDC Group Plc and VinaCapital Vietnam Opportunity Fund Limited.

Kathryn is also a member of the Council and Chairman of Pension Trustees for the Duchy of Lancaster, the private estate of the British sovereign.

Board Committees
Kathryn is a member of the Remuneration and Nominations Committee.

Deborah Page AM, BEc FCA FAICD

Deborah Page AM
BEc FCA FAICD

Independent Non-executive Director

Deborah Page, who is based in Australia, brings to the Board extensive financial expertise from her time at Touche Ross/KPMG including as a Partner, and subsequently from senior finance and operating executive roles with the Lend Lease Group, Allen, Allen & Hemsley and the Commonwealth Bank. She has specific experience in corporate finance, accounting, audit, mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, insurance and joint venture arrangements.

Deborah is a member of Chief Executive Women and has extensive experience as a company director gained across ASX listed, private, public sector and regulated entities since 2001. Her relevant sector experience includes funds management, life and general insurance, superannuation and financial services technology. Deborah’s experience includes Board leadership, governance and compliance, risk management, remuneration practices, technology, investor relations and health, safety and environment.

Deborah is currently a Non-executive Director of Brickworks Limited, Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited, J O Hambro Capital Management Holdings Limited and Service Stream Limited.

Board Committees
Deborah is Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee.