The Board of Directors

The Company has an independent board of non-executive directors from relevant complementary backgrounds with experience in investment management, investment trusts, corporate governance and renewables.

  • Phil Austin, MBE

    Phil Austin, MBE

    Non-Executive Chair

    Phil spent most of his career in banking with HSBC in London. He is Currently Chairman of Jersey Electricity plc and Non-Executive Director of City Merchants High Yield Trust Ltd. In 2001, he became the founding CEO of Jersey Finance, the body set up as a joint venture between the Government of Jersey and its Finance Industry, to represent and promote the Finance Industry at home and abroad.

    In 2009, he took on a portfolio of non-executive directorships at public and privately-owned businesses, and served on the board of 3i Infrastructure Plc for 10 years, mostly as the Senior Independent Director. 

  • Audrey McNair

    Audrey McNair

    Non-Executive Director

    Audrey was previously Global Head of Business Risk at Aberdeen Asset Management and is currently a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee of Jupiter Emerging and Frontier Income investment Trust plc. She is the Chair of the Risk and Investment Committee and Non-Executive Director of British Friendly Society.

    Audrey is the Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee.

  • James Cameron

    James Cameron

    Non-Executive Director

    James has 32 years’ experience in legal, academic, advisory and executive professions with a strong focus on environmental and sustainable development. He is the Founder and was formerly Non-executive Chairman of Climate Change Capital.

    He was formerly a Founder Director of Solar Century and helped to found The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership.

    James is currently also Chairman of the Overseas Development Institute.

  • Elaina Elzinga

    Elaina Elzinga, CFA

    Non-Executive Director

    Elaina is a Principal in Investments at the Wellcome Trust, leading the Absolute Return and Agriculture team. She is also a Director of Farmcare, Wellcome’s wholly-owned UK agriculture company.

    She currently sits on the investment committee for Newnham College, Cambridge and is a Trustee of the Wellcome Trust Pension Plan. Elaina previously worked in investment banking and investment management at Goldman Sachs.

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