Battle for UK fund board seats on the cards

July 19, 2017

Garry Pieters, partner of The Directors' Office, was recently interviewed by Ignites  EUROPE for his views on new requirements to require independent directors to sit on fund managers' boards.   The FCA’s plans give firms freedom to determine an independent director’s suitability as long as they have “sufficient experience and expertise”, which is likely to help the process of finding candidates. 

Garry Pieters stated, “This would be an opportunity for a [business] model such as ours.  The partners of The Directors' Office, each being independent, are free to provide their services to UK clients or vehicles from Luxembourg.”

The full article can be read on the Ignites Europe site here