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Key people


Henderson High Income Trust plc

Key people

Henderson High Income Trust is managed by David Smith with the support of the Global Equity Income Team at Janus Henderson Investors. The trust also allocates a portion of its portfolio to Fixed Income managed by the Global Bonds team. The Board of Directors of Henderson High Income trust provide 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 manager

  • David Smith, CFA

    David Smith, CFA

    Portfolio Manager – Henderson High Income | Deputy Portfolio Manager - The City of London Investment Trust

    David Smith is a Portfolio Manager on the Global Equity Income Team at Janus Henderson Investors, a position he has held since 2008.

Board members

  • Jeremy Rigg

    Jeremy Rigg


    Appointed 1 April 2018
  • Zoe King

    Zoe King

    Senior Independent Director

    Appointed 1 April 2016
  • Jonathan Silver

    Jonathan Silver

    Chairman of the Audit and Risk Committee

    Appointed 2 January 2019
  • Francesca Ecsery

    Francesca Ecsery

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Appointed 31 December 2022
  • Richard Cranfield

    Richard Cranfield

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    Appointed 1 March 2020