Castlefield announces new non-executive director appointment

By Nathan Cameron

Castlefield is pleased to announce the appointment of Carol Lawson as a new non-executive director.

Carol will be joining the board of ConBrio Fund Partners Limited (“ConBrio”), the group's Authorised Corporate Director (“ACD”) business.

Castlefield operates three distinct FCA regulated businesses - specialising in providing investment management, financial advice and ACD services respectively.

ConBrio acts as the ACD to a range of collective investment funds, providing independent fund and governance services.

Carol is a highly experienced investment professional, having held leadership positions across multiple businesses and acting as an independent consultant.

A former fund manager, Carol was an Assistant General Manager at Equitable Life, managing £25bn of assets and jointly responsible for managing the Investment department. More recently she has been working as a consultant on a range of projects for the investment manager trade body, the Investment Association, and as a fund oversight consultant for T. Bailey Fund Services.

Carol also sits as a Trustee and Honorary Treasurer of the Royal Geographical Society, as well as a Trustee for the Royal Society for the Support of Woman of Scotland

Fellow ConBrio Director, Richard Slattery-Vickers, said: "I'm delighted to welcome Carol to the board as a Non-Executive Director. Her appointment comes at a fitting time as we look to build on our existing oversight arrangements and the group’s reputation as the thoughtful investor, to achieve our exciting growth ambitions.”

Speaking about the appointment, Carol said: "I am looking forward to working on the ConBrio board and being part of an employee owned group that has a long history of running responsibly invested funds".