Roger Thompson serves as Interim Chief Executive Officer since 1 April 2022 and Chief Financial Officer at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2013. In the role of Interim Chief Executive Officer, Roger is responsible for the strategic direction and overall day-to-day management of the firm. He also leads the firm’s Executive Committee. Roger joined Henderson from J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where most recently he was global chief operating officer; previously, he was head of UK and prior to that was international CFO. Roger had a broad range of roles at J.P. Morgan and worked in Tokyo, Singapore, and Hong Kong. He trained as an accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Roger graduated with a BA degree (Hons) in accountancy and economics from Exeter University. He is a chartered accountant and has 30 years of financial industry experience.