Barry Aling has worked extensively in international equity markets over a 40-year period. Within the emerging market universe, Barry has held senior executive positions with W.I.Carr and Swiss Bank Corporation in Asia and the UK and more recently was a Director of Asset Management Investment Company plc, a listed investment trust specialising in the investment management industry and Gaffney Cline & Associates Limited, a leading petroleum consultancy, prior to its sale to Baker Hughes Inc. in 2007.
Barry Olliff 's career has spanned over 50 years within the investment trust (closed-end fund) sector. He began his career in 1964 with Denny Brothers, ultimately Pinchin Denny, as a market maker in the sector. In 1979 he moved to Laing & Cruickshank as a member of their investment trust department, and became a director in 1984. In 1987, he established Olliff & Partners, the stockbroker business from which City of London was founded in the early 1990's.
Tom was the Deputy Chief Executive Officer and COO of the firm before becoming the CEO in March 2019. Prior to joining City of London Group in 2000, Tom held various positions in the institutional client division of The Vanguard Group including roles as both a Client Relationship Manager and a Marketing Executive. In 1986 he obtained a bachelor's degree in Corporate Finance and Investment Management from the University of Alabama.
Mark was the EM CEF CIO of the firm before becoming Group CIO in March 2019. He re-joined City of London in May 2012 and has over twenty years investment experience. Prior to re-joining the Group, Mark spent eight years with Banco Commercial Portuguese as a Director in the Asset Management department. Mark initially joined City of London in 1995 and was a Portfolio Manager based in the UK, followed by the US office. He established City of London’s Singapore Office in 2000 where he spent two years. He holds a BA in economics and is a CFA Charterholder.
Carlos is the Head of Business Development based in the Philadelphia office . Carlos re-joined the Group in 2018, after pursuing other interests in the asset management field. Carlos originally joined the Group in 2000, and was responsible for Business Development until 2015 . Between 1994 and 1998 he worked as a Project Officer at the International Development Research Centre, which specializes in emerging markets research . He holds an MBA (Finance) from the Schulich School of Business, York University, an MA in Political Economy from Carleton University, and a Bachelor of Social Sciences from the University of Ottawa.
Susannah Nicklin is an investment and financial services professional with 20 years of experience in executive roles at Goldman Sachs and Alliance Bernstein in the US, Australia and the UK. She has also worked in the social impact private equity sector with Bridges Ventures, the Global Impact Investing Network, and Impact Ventures UK. Susannah is the Senior Independent Director of Pantheon International plc and a Non-Executive Director of Amati AIM VCT plc, Baronsmead Venture Trust plc and The North American Income Trust plc. Susannah has also been appointed as a Non-Executive Director of Ecofin Global Utilities and Infrastructure Trust plc with effect from Wednesday 9 September 2020.
Peter E. Roth has more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry. During his career, he has held senior executive positions with Fox-Pitt, Kelton and Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Peter currently serves as Managing Partner of Rothpoint Group LLC, a New York based consulting firm focusing on the financial services industry. He also serves as a trustee of the Guggenheim Credit Income Fund and is chairman of the audit committee and a member of the nominating and governance committee and independent trustee committee.
Jane Stabile is the president and founder of IMP Partners LLC, a FinTech consulting firm founded in 2004 that counts four of the top ten global asset managers amongst their clients. In addition to managing IMP Partners LLC, Jane provides advisory services to clients making strategic decisions on the use of technology within their firms. Jane has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.
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