Alan has 40 years’ experience in international investment management, having led two investment businesses in the UK and US. His most recent full-time position was as a main board director and Chief Investment Officer of Schroders. Before that he was Group Chief Investment Officer and Vice-Chairman of State Street Global Advisors, and Executive Vice-President of State Street Corporation. He has been awarded ‘Chief Investment Officer of the Year’ on three occasions.

Alan is Chairman of Artemis and serves as a trustee or adviser to a number of charitable and commercial organisations. Until recently, Alan was a governor of the Wellcome Trust and Chair of its Investment Committee. He also served as Chairman of CDP, a climate change non-governmental organisation.

Alan has a BA and MA in natural science (physics) from Cambridge.