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The City of London Investment Trust plc

Board Member

Clare Wardle

Senior Independent Director

Clare Wardle

Date of Appointment
1 November 2019

Skills and Experience
Clare brings to the Board considerable international experience in risk, governance, competition and compliance. Between 2010 and May 2016, Clare played a leading role in many development and expansion projects as Group General Counsel at Kingfisher – one of Europe’s largest home improvement retail group. She is the Senior Independent Director of Modern Pentathlon GB. Before joining Kingfisher, Clare was Company Secretary and General Counsel of Tube Lines Limited and prior to this she was Head of Post Office Ltd Legal. She was also formerly a non-executive Director of ViaCode Limited, Chair of Basketball England and a trustee of the Friendly Almshouses. Clare was called to the bar in 1984, joined Lovells in 1986 and moved to the Post Office in 1996.

External Appointments
Clare is General Counsel and Company Secretary of Coca-Cola Europacific Partners plc, which she joined in May 2016.