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Nicholas Bull, Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

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Nicholas has over 30 years’ experience in global banking and, until the completion of its asset disposal programme in early 2015, was Chairman of De Vere, the hotel and leisure group.

A qualified chartered accountant, Nicholas has worked at Morgan Grenfell (subsequently Deutsche Bank), Société Générale and ABNAMRO in London, Hong Kong, Singapore and Sydney.

He is currently Chairman of the investment trust, Fidelity China Special Situations plc and was previously Chairman of the Advisory Board of City stockbroker, Westhouse Securities and Chairman of Smith’s Corporate Advisory Limited. Nicholas is a trustee of the Design Museum and the Conran Foundation and a member of the Council of Exeter University.

Nicholas has a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Exeter and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

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