Directors and Officers

Executive Directors Andrew J Grant, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Kieran Price, Finance Director
Non-Executive Directors Stephen M Middleton

Andrew James Grant – Chief Executive Officer (Chairman of the Board of Directors, Member of the Audit & Remuneration Committees)

During his early tax career as a tax adviser, Andrew worked for accountancy firms Touche Ross, as a tax manager, and Pannell Kerr Forster as a manager in their tax and financial planning department where he advised high net worth individuals on tax planning and the use of tax efficient investments. In 1992, Andrew left Pannell Kerr Forster to concentrate on the expansion of Jarvis Investment Management, which he had been running contemporaneously since 1984. Andrew is responsible for the Company’s strategy and for the day to day management of the business.

Kieran Price - Finance Director

Kieran started his career as a chartered management accountant with IFX Markets Ltd before moving to ODL Securities Limited where he was the Group Financial Controller before moving on to RBS Corporate & Institutional Banking. He was previously the Interim Head of Finance of Bader College and Interim Finance Consultant of ADS Securities London Limited. Prior to this, he was Group Financial Controller of Montreal Associates (Systems) Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer of Fixi plc and Equiti Capital UK Limited.

Stephen Middleton – Non Executive Director (Member of the Audit & Remuneration Committees)

Stephen Middleton started his career in the Royal Air Force and then worked in a variety of roles in Financial Services. He was previously the Chief Administration Officer of Global Markets UK at BNP Paribas and Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas UK Ltd. Prior to this, he held various regulatory structuring and legal roles focusing on risk management, regulatory, compliance and tax issues. He has an MBA, an MA in Management and is a Member of the Institute of Directors, with a Certificate in Company Direction, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

Company Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee of the Company comprises of the Non Executive Director and the CEO of the Company and meets as required. Stephen Middleton is Chairman of the Audit Committee. The Audit Committee is responsible for ensuring that the Group’s financial performance is properly monitored, controlled and reported. It also meets the auditors and reviews reports from the auditors relating to the Financial Statements and internal control systems. The Audit Committee meets once a year with the auditors, without the general executive board members present. The audit committee is also appointed to ensure the independence of the group’s auditors.

Remuneration Committee

The Remuneration Committee comprises of the Non Executive Director and the CEO of the Company. The committee is responsible for reviewing the remuneration of directors and executives and remuneration policy as a whole within the Group.

The Committee specifically concerns itself with the remuneration and benefits of the Directors and makes proposals to the Board in the above areas, including specific remuneration packages for each of the Executive Directors.

The Committee is entitled to use the services of remuneration consultants at the expense of the Company.