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

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; and
  • Extensive knowledge of the finance and investment community; and
  • MA in Modern History from Worcester College, University of Oxford.