Directors and Officers

Executive Directors Andrew J Grant, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Nick Crabb, Business Development and Client Services Director
Jolyon Head, Finance Director
Non-Executive Directors Graeme McAusland

Andrew James Grant – Chairman & Chief Executive (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.

Nicholas James Crabb – Business Development Director

Nick joined Tunbridge Wells stockbrokers Grieveson Grant straight from school and spent 7 years in various support roles prior to the acquisition by Kleinwort Benson. Nick then joined Fidelity Investments, becoming Head of Dealing at Fidelity Brokerage. After 8 successful years, Nick joined Abbey National Stockbrokers following their takeover of City Deal, becoming the Head of Customer Operations with responsibility for all customer-facing departments.

Jolyon Christopher Head – Finance Director

After graduating in Economics from Bristol University, Jolyon joined Ernst & Young’s Capital Markets division where he qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. Post qualification Jolyon joined UBS Investment Bank working within their fixed income trading division. After 3 years Jolyon moved to Fidelity Investments where he spent 4 years in their finance team, eventually as head of group finance, with responsibility for the statutory and regulatory reporting of Fidelity’s multiple legal entities. Jolyon joined Jarvis in 2011 and was appointed to The Board in July 2012.

Graeme McAusland – Non Executive Director (Member of the Audit & Remuneration Committees)

Graeme is a Fellow of the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries. He started his career as an actuarial student with Scottish Amicable and then worked in variety of financial and strategic roles for Prudential. He joined The Children’s Mutual as Finance Director and Appointed Actuary in 2000 and was appointed Chief Executive in September 2010. He is currently the Chief Executive of the Funeral Planning authority which a self-regulatory body for funeral planning companies in the UK. Graeme joined Jarvis as Non – Executive Director in March 2008.

Company Committees

Audit Committee

The Audit Committee of the Company comprises the Non-Executive Director and the Chairman of the Company and meets as required. Graeme McAusland 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 the Non-Executive Director and the Chairman 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.
  • The design and terms of share-based incentive plans.
  • The remuneration policy for the Executive Team and Senior Corporate Officers.

The Remuneration Committee 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.