John Scott was appointed as a non-executive director of the company on 12 June 2013 and as the Chair on 29 November 2022. He is a former Investment banker who spent 20 years with Lazard and is currently a director of several investment trusts. Mr. Scott has been Chair of Impax Environmental Markets plc since May 2014 and Chair of Alpha Insurance Analysts since April 2013. In 2019, he was appointed Chair of JP Morgan Global Core Real Assets. In June 2017, he retired as Chair of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust PLC. He has an MA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from INSEAD. He is also a Fellow of the Charters Insurance Institute.