Nicholas GeorgeNon-Executive Chairman
Nicholas George is the Non-Executive Chairman of the Group and Chairman of the Remuneration and ESOS Committees. He is a Director of LGT Capital Partners(UK) Limited and also sits as an Independent Non-Executive Director on the Boards of GK Goh Holdings Limited,listed in Singapore, and Millennium and Copthorne Hotels PLC and Aberdeen New Dawn Investment Trust PLC, both listed in London.
In 2003, Mr. George co-founded KGR Capital Management, a manager of alternative funds based in Asia that was sold to LGT Capital Partners in 2008. He has over 30 years' experience in investment banking and was Managing Director and head of Corporate Broking for Asia for JP Morgan Securities (previously Jardine Fleming) in Hong Kong until 2002. He had previously served on the Boards of BZW Securities and WI Carr Overseas, two leading Asian security companies.
Mr. George is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.