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Key people


Henderson European Focus Trust plc

Key people

Henderson European Focus Trust is managed by Tom O’Hara and John Bennett with the support of the European Equities team at Janus Henderson Investors. The Board of Directors provides valuable independent oversight.

Past performance does not predict future returns. The value of an investment and the income from it may go down as well as up and you may lose the amount originally invested.

Fund managers

  • Tom O'Hara

    Tom O'Hara

    Portfolio Manager

    Tom O’Hara is a Portfolio Manager on the European Equities Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2020.
  • John Bennett

    John Bennett

    Director of European Equities | Portfolio Manager

    John Bennett is Director of European Equities at Janus Henderson Investors and Portfolio Manager on the Janus Henderson Continental European and Pan-European long-only and long/short strategies.

Board members

  • Victoria (Vicky) Hastings

    Victoria (Vicky) Hastings

    Chair of the Board

    Appointed 1 September 2018
  • Robin Archibald

    Robin Archibald

    Senior Independent Director and Audit and Risk Committee Chairman

    Appointed 1 March 2016
  • Stephen Macklow-Smith

    Stephen Macklow-Smith


    Appointed 9 July 2021
  • Marco Maria Bianconi

    Marco Maria Bianconi


    Appointed 1 June 2022
  • Melanie Blake

    Melanie Blake


    Appointed 3 July 2023