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CTY

The City of London Investment Trust plc

Board Member

Samantha Wren

Chair of the Audit Committee

Samantha Wren

Date of Appointment
1 September 2015 (Chair of the Audit Committee from 7 July 2016)

Skills and Experience
Samantha has extensive accounting and auditing experience. She was formerly Chief Executive of IPGL Limited, a privately owned investment company. Prior to this, she was the Group Chief Financial Officer and Group Chief Operating Officer of NEX Group plc, having previously held senior finance roles at its predecessor company, ICAP plc. Prior to ICAP plc, she held several senior finance roles at the gaming group, The Rank Group plc, where she was also a Director of the Rank Pension Plan Trustee Limited. She qualified as a Chartered Management Accountant at Rentokil Initial plc.

External Appointments
Samantha is a non-executive Director of Chapel Down Group plc, where she is also chair of the remuneration committee.