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HSL

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Board Member

Alexandra Mackesy

Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee

Alexandra Mackesy

Date of Appointment
14 September 2018

Skills and Experience
Alexandra brings a specialist governance perspective and particular experience of global smaller companies to the Board. She has a strong financial and risk management background. Alexandra has 18 years’ experience as a non-executive director, audit chair and senior independent director of UK-listed investment trusts.

During her executive career in the investment industry, Alexandra worked in senior equity research roles with Credit Suisse, JPMorgan and SG Warburg in Asia.

External Appointments
Alexandra is non-executive chair of JPMorgan China Growth & Income Investment Trust plc and non-executive director of Murray International Trust PLC. In addition, Alexandra works as a consultant, providing external board evaluation services, and as advisory member of the investment committee of Oriel College, Oxford. In her charity activity, Alexandra is trustee of the Longborough Festival Opera.