Tony Gardner-Hillman, Member of the board

Tony Gardner-Hillman has, through his career as a lawyer and subsequently as an independent director, over 30 years of experience of working with open- and closed-ended investment funds investing in a broad range of asset classes. Mr. Gardner-Hillman qualified as a solicitor in London in 1982 and moved to Jersey in 1984 to join the Jersey law firm Crills, where he was a partner from 1987 to 2002 and headed the Financial Services Business and Regulation team. He was also a non-executive partner of the international law firm Holman, Fenwick & Willan (Jersey partnership) from 1987 to 2003. In 1987 he co-founded Jersey Trust Company (JTC), where he drove the development of the business, including the establishment of the funds administration division. Mr. Gardner-Hillman remained a principal shareholder and director of JTC until disposing of his shareholding and resigning as Non-Executive Group Chairman in 2008. Mr. Gardner-Hillman was born on October 09, 1956, is a British citizen, and resides in Jersey.