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HSL

The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Board Member

Penny Freer

Chair of the Board

Penny Freer

Date of Appointment
14 September 2018

Skills and Experience
Penny is an experienced board director who brings in-depth investment expertise and leadership skills to the Board. In particular, she has many years of experience of UK smaller companies, both as a director and as an investment banker advising companies in this sector.

From 2000 to 2004 Penny led Robert W Baird’s UK equities division; prior to this she spent eight years at Credit Lyonnais Securities where she headed the small and mid-cap equities business. Penny was previously a non-executive director of Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc.

External Appointments
Penny is chair of AP Ventures LLP and Empresaria Group plc, and non-executive director of Weir Group plc.