Board of Directors
The Baronsmead VCT 5 board of directors are listed below
John joined the board as Director of Baronsmead VCT 5 plc at its inception in February 2006, and became Chairman in April 2010. He was a Director of BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc until his retirement in July 2011. Previously he was Managing Director of 3i Asset Management Ltd (1985 - 2002) and was a member of the London Stock Exchange working party that established AIM in 1995.
Gill is a founder Director of Baronsmead VCT 5 plc in June 2010. Gill is a Non-Executive Director of Baronsmead VCT 2 and Baronsmead VCT 3 and is Deputy Chairman of the Association of Investment Companies (AIC). She is currently Non-Executive Director of BlackRock Smaller Companies Trust plc, JPMorgan Russian Securities and Martin Currie Portfolio Investment Trust Plc and is a Chairman of Witan Pacific Investment Trust plc. Previously, Gill was Chief Executive of ProShare, responsible for the private equity portfolio of BP, a Director of Liverpool Friendly Society and has served on the board of the FSA.
David was appointed as a Director of Baronsmead VCT 5 plc in June 2011. David is currently a Chairman for Media Metrica and of Forest Holidays LLP. David is also a member of the Investment Committee at Bridges Ventures for their first fund which was launched in 2001. David has extensive investment management experience having spent over 20 years with 3i Group plc. Prior to this he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Charles was appointed to the board of Baronsmead VCT 5 plc in December 2008 and is the Senior Independent Director. He is currently the Chairman of ProVen Health VCT plc and a Director of Amati VCT plc. From 2003 to 2009 Charles was a consultant to Rathbones Investment Management and prior to this he was a Director of Barclays Private Bank Limited, Managing Director of BZW Portfolio Management Limited. Charles is a fellow of both the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Chartered Institute for Securities Investment. Charles is also a former director of APCIMS (the Association of Private Client Investment Managers & Stockbrokers).