Jonathan Asquith

Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Appointed to the Board: September 2019

Jonathan has considerable experience as a non-executive director within the investment management and wealth industry. This brings important insight to his roles as Senior Independent Director and Chair of our Remuneration Committee.

Jonathan is a non-executive director of CiCap Limited and its regulated subsidiary Coller Capital Limited. He is also a non-executive director of BFlexion Group Holdings SA, the parent company of Swiss private investment firm BFlexion, and a number of its subsidiaries including Capital Four Holding A/S and Vantage Infrastructure Holdings. Previously, he has been deputy chairman of 3i Group plc and chairman of Citigroup Global Markets Limited, Citibank International Limited, Dexion Capital PLC and AXA Investment Managers. He has also been a non-executive director of Tilney, Ashmore Group plc and AXA UK PLC.

In his executive career Jonathan worked at Morgan Grenfell for 18 years, rising to become group finance director of Morgan Grenfell Group, before going on to take the roles of chief financial officer and chief operating officer at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell. From 2002 to 2008 he was an executive director of Schroders plc, during which time he was chief financial officer and later executive vice chairman.

He holds an MA from the University of Cambridge.