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The Henderson Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc

Board Member

Yen Mei Lim


Yen Mei Lim

Date of Appointment
3 April 2023

Skills and Experience
Mei is a chartered accountant and qualified lawyer. With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry, Mei brings a deep understanding of corporate finance, M&A, strategy, transformational change and business development to Board deliberations. She has an ESG-focused approach, particularly around diversity and inclusion.

Mei was a managing director at Barclays for over a decade in a variety of different areas, notably corporate development, strategy, principal investments and finance. Mei’s earlier career spans investment banking at Macquarie Bank in M&A for financial institutions, Ernst & Young LLP (“EY”) in transaction advisory support and Goldman Sachs as an associate, having qualified as a chartered accountant with EY in 2004.

External Appointments
Mei is Chief Financial Officer and Head of Corporate Development at Anthemis, a venture capital investor with an embedded finance and impact investment focus.