Roger Yates

Position: Senior Independent Director

Board Committees

  • Member of the Audit Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration Committee
  • Member of the Nomination Committee

Date of appointment to the Board

1 March 2018

Other current appointments

Roger is Non-Executive Director of Jupiter Fund Management plc and Senior Independent Director of St James’s Place plc, where he is also Chair of the Remuneration Committee.

Past roles

Roger started his career in asset management at GT Management in 1981 and held positions of increasing seniority at Morgan Grenfell, LGT and Invesco. He served as Chief Executive of Henderson Group plc from 1999 to 2008 and as Chief Executive of Unicredit’s asset management arm, Pioneer Investments. Roger’s non-executive roles have included F&C Investments, IG Group plc, Electra Private Equity plc and JPMorgan Elect plc.

Skills and experience

  • Substantial board experience
  • Strong business track record
  • Extensive knowledge of the finance and investment community