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Directors

B. A. Aling – Non-Executive Chairman

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.

B. M. Olliff – Founder and Director

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.

T. W. Griffith – Chief Executive Officer

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.

M. D. Dwyer – Chief Investment Officer

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.

T. A. Rodrigues – Finance Director

Tracy Rodrigues joined the Group in 2000 and is based in the London office. Having managed the Finance department since 2006 she was promoted to Financial Controller in 2013 and appointed to the Board in October 2015. Tracy has more than 25 years’ experience within the financial services industry having previously worked at CS First Boston (now Credit Suisse) as both a financial and product accountant. Tracy is a director of all Group subsidiaries.

S. E. Nicklin – Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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.

P. E. Roth – Independent Non-Executive Director

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.

J. M. Stabile – Independent Non-Executive Director

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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City of London Investment Management Company Limited is authorised and regulated for the conduct of investment business within the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), registered as an Investment Advisor with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and regulated by the Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA).
Registered in England and Wales No. 2851236.   Registered Office: 77 Gracechurch Street, London, EC3V 0AS, England.

© 2019 City of London Investment Group PLC. All rights reserved.