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Fidelity Asian Values Plc

Fidelity Asian Values Plc

Sector: Unit Investment Trusts, Face-Amount Certificate Offices, and Closed-End Management Investment Offices Region: United Kingdom

: | London Stock Exchange: FAV

Fidelity Asian Values PLC is a Closed-End Investment Fund/Investment Trust. The Portfolio Manager, Nitin Bajaj, focuses on small-to-mid-cap stocks in both the developed and emerging markets of Asia (excluding Japan).


Kate Bolsover, Chairman
(Date of appointment as Director: 01.01.10; date of appointment as Chairman: 9 December 2014) is a Director of JPMorgan American Investment Trust PLC. She is also Chairman of Tomorrow’s People Trust Limited and a director of a number of affiliated companies. She worked for Cazenove Group plc and J.P. Morgan Cazenove between 1995 and 2005 where she was managing director of the mutual fund business, and latterly director of Corporate Communications. Prior to this, her work involved business development and mutual funds experience covering countries in the Far East.
Tim Scholefield, Director
(Date of appointment as Director: 30.09.15) is a non-executive Director of F&C Capital and Income Investment Trust PLC. He has had over twenty-five years’ experience in investment management, latterly as Head of Equities at Baring Asset Management until April 2014.
Michael Warren, Director
(Date of appointment as Director: 29.09.14) is a non-executive Director of Carrington Investments and Liontrust Panthera Fund Limited and Vindependents. He is also a Quoted Operating Partner of LivingBridge VC LLP and a past non-executive director of Alquity Investment Management Ltd. He worked for Thames River Capital from 2007 until 2012 as Investment Director. Prior to that he worked at HSBC Investments, where he was responsible for Institutional and Retail distribution, and before that Deutsche Asset Management, where he was a main board member. Latterly, he has served as managing director of the UK mutual fund business, DWS.
Philip Smiley , Director
(Date of appointment as Director: 01.01.10) is a Director of the Arisaig India Fund and the Endowment Fund SPC. He is also Chairman of the PXP Vietnam Emerging Equity Fund Limited and Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Emerging Beachfront Land Investment Fund G.P. Limited. He has 31 years of experience of working in the Asia Pacific region, including several years with the Hong Kong Government (Civil Service Branch and then Economic Services Branch) followed by five years with the W.I. Carr Group, latterly as Managing Director of W.I. Carr (Far East) Limited in Hong Kong and group director of finance in London. Between 1991 and 2001 he served as managing director and country head of Jardine Fleming in Korea, where he was also elected Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce, and then in Singapore, where he was appointed to the Stock Exchange Review Committee. From 2001 to 2005 he was group country chairman of Jardine Matheson in Thailand and Indochina.
Grahame Stott, Director
(Date of appointment as Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee: 24.09.13) is a qualified actuary with considerable consultancy experience and insight into the intermediary market. He spent 20 years at Watson Wyatt in Hong Kong, during which time he became the regional director for 12 countries across Asia Pacific. He also served as the head of Watson Wyatt’s Global Investment Consulting Business. His background is in working with fast growing listed companies. He is a non-executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of both Jelf Group plc and China Motor Bus Company Limited.

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