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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Michael Dobson

62 2016 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Peter Harrison

48 2016 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Massimo Tosato

60 2016 Executive Vice Chairman of the Board

Richard Keers

51 2013 Chief Financial Officer, Director

Markus Ruetimann

56 Chief Operating Officer

Howard Trust

60 General Counsel

Philip Mallinckrodt

52 2016 Group Head of Private Assets, Executive Director

Geoff Blanning

52 2011 Head - Emerging Market Debt and Commodities

Karl Dasher

45 2013 Co-Head - Fixed Income and Head, North America

Philippe Lespinard

51 Co-Head - Fixed Income

Nicolaas Marais

51 2011 Head - Multi-asset and Portfolio Solutions

Richard Mountford

57 2016 Global Head of Product

Nicky Richards

48 2014 Global Head of Equities

Andrew Ross

2016 Global Head of Wealth Management

John Troiano

57 2016 Global Head of Distribution

Graham Staples

53 Company Secretary

Bruno Schroder

82 1963 Non-Executive Director

Robin Buchanan

62 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Rhian Davies

50 2015 Non-Executive Independent Director

Philip Howard

69 2015 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Nichola Pease

53 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Michael Dobson

Mr. Michael Dobson is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Schroders PLC.,since November 2001, having joined the Board as a non-executive Director in April 2001. Experience: He was previously Chief Executive of Morgan Grenfell Group and a member of the Board of Managing Directors of Deutsche Bank AG. External appointments: Member of the FCA Practitioner Panel and the President’s Committee of the Confederation of British Industry.

Peter Harrison

Mr. Peter Harrison is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Schroders PLC., since May 2014. He will stand for election at the 2015 Annual General Meeting. Experience: He began his career at Schroders in 1988 and subsequently held roles at Newton Investment Management as Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan Asset Management as Head of Global Equities and Multi-asset and at Deutsche Asset Management as Global Chief Investment Officer. He was Chairman and Chief Executive of RWC Partners before re-joining Schroders as Global Head of Equities in March 2013. External appointments: Non-executive Chairman of RWC Partners.

Massimo Tosato

Mr. Massimo Tosato is no longer Executive Vice Chairman of the Board of Schroders PLC., effective December 31, 2016. He Appointed a Director in August 2001, having joined Schroders in 1995. Experience: He was a founding partner and Chief Executive Officer of Cominvest SpA. and a partner and Managing Director of Euromercantile SpA. He was Vice President of the European Fund and Asset Management Association from 2011 until 2013. External appointments: Member of the Board of Overseers at Columbia Business School, Trustee of the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London and a non-executive Director of Nutmeg Saving and Investment Limited. He is also a member of the Forum of European Asset Managers.

Richard Keers

Mr. Richard Keers has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer, Director of Schroders PLC., effective May 2013. Experience: He is a chartered accountant and was a Senior Audit Partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) until May 2013. He became a partner of PwC in 1997 and has 25 years’ experience in the audits of global financial services groups. His experience includes time spent in PwC’s New York, Sydney, Edinburgh and London offices.

Markus Ruetimann

Mr. Markus Ruetimann is Chief Operating Officer of Schroders PLC.He joined Schroders in 2004 from UBS Global Asset Management where he was Global Head of Technology and Portfolio Services. Prior to that he was Chief Operating Officer for Phillips & Drew in London from 1988 to 1998. Responsibilities: He has global responsibility for Institutional Portfolio Services, Fund Services, Information Technology and Change and Project Management.

Howard Trust

Mr. Howard Trust is General Counsel of Schroders PLC.He joined Schroders in 2003 from Barclays where he held various roles including Group General Counsel and Board Secretary. He qualified as a solicitor with Lovell, White & King, before joining Morgan Grenfell in 1985. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the Group’s Compliance, Legal and Governance/Corporate Secretariat functions.

Philip Mallinckrodt

Mr. Philip Mallinckrodt is Group Head of Private Assets, Executive Director of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 1994. Experience: He started his career with Credit Suisse First Boston. He joined Schroders in 1994, and then worked for Citigroup from 2000 to 2002. He rejoined Schroders in 2002. External appointments: Member of the International Advisory Council of the Brookings Institution.

Geoff Blanning

Mr. Geoff Blanning is Head - Emerging Market Debt and Commodities of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 1998 and developed the Commodity and Currency investment teams. He previously managed Global Bond Funds at N M Rothschild and Bankers Trust before developing and managing Morgan Grenfell’s first Emerging Market Debt Fund in 1993. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the investment performance of the Emerging Market Debt, Commodities and Currencies team within the Investment division.

Karl Dasher

Mr. Karl Dasher is Co-Head - Fixed Income and Head, North America of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 2007 as Global Head of Product and became Head of Fixed Income in October 2008. He previously worked at SEI Investments in various investment roles, including Chief Investment Officer between 2004 and 2007. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the Group’s operations in North America and is also Co-Head of Fixed Income.

Philippe Lespinard

Mr. Philippe Lespinard is Co-Head - Fixed Income of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 2010 as Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income. He was previously a partner at Brevan Howard and Chief Investment Officer at BNP Paribas Asset Management. Responsibilities: Within the Investment division, he is jointly responsible for Fixed Income.

Nicolaas Marais

Mr. Nicolaas Marais is Head - Multi-asset and Portfolio Solutions of Schroders PLC.He joined Schroders in March 2011 from BlackRock, where he was Head of Global Active Portfolio Management in the Multi-asset client solutions group in London. His investment career began in 1989 at the South African Reserve Bank before joining the World Bank in 1994. He joined Barclays Global Investors in 2000 and held various investment roles. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the Multi-asset and Portfolio Solutions business within the Investment division.

Richard Mountford

Mr. Richard Mountford is Global Head of Product of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 1980 as a UK equities analyst and held a number of investment roles before becoming Regional Managing Director for South East Asia in 1991. In 2004, he was appointed Head of UK Distribution and in 2008 became Global Head of Intermediary Sales. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the Group’s operations in the Asia Pacific region.

Nicky Richards

Ms. Nicky Richards is Global Head of Equities of the company. She began her investment career at Schroders in 1987 as an assistant fund manager. She went on to hold a number of senior roles in the firm including Head of Australia and Head of Hong Kong. She was subsequently Group Investment Officer of Fidelity International and Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of MLC Investment Management in Australia. She re-joined Schroders in 2014 as Global Head of Equities and was appointed to the GMC. Responsibilities: She is responsible for Equities within the Investment division.

Andrew Ross

John Troiano

Mr. John Troiano is Global Head of Distribution of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 1981 as an investment analyst and became Head of the US equity team in 1988. He established Schroders’ emerging market equity capability in 1991. He was appointed Global Head of Institutional in 2003 and became Deputy Head of Distribution in September 2012. Responsibilities: He is responsible for the Group’s global Institutional business within Distribution. As Deputy Head of Distribution, he shares responsibility for the Distribution division, including sales, marketing, product development and product management.

Graham Staples

Mr. Graham Staples is Company Secretary of Schroders PLC. He joined Schroders in 2004. Previously, he held senior company secretarial, compliance and business development roles at NatWest, Barclays, TSB and Computershare. Responsibilities: Secretary to the Board of Schroders plc and the GMC. He is responsible for the Group’s governance, advising the Board and GMC on all governance matters.

Bruno Schroder

Mr. Bruno Schroder is Non-Executive Director of Schroders PLC since 1963. Director of a number of private limited companies. He is the great-great-grandson of John Henry Schroder, co-founder of the Schroders businesses in 1804. He joined the Schroder Group in London where he worked in the Commercial Banking and Corporate Finance divisions of J. Henry Schroder Wagg & Co Ltd, London. External appointments: Director of a number of private limited companies. Committee membership: Member of the Nominations Committee.

Robin Buchanan

Mr. Robin William Turnbull Buchanan is Independent Non-Executive Director of Schroders PLC since March 4, 2010. He served as the Senior Partner of Bain & Company Inc. in the UK for 12 years and remains a senior adviser. He was Dean and President of London Business School. He is a chartered accountant and holds an MBA (Harvard Business School). External appointments: Chairman of Michael Page International plc and a non-executive Director of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. He is Chairman of the Investment Committee of Access Industries, and a senior adviser to Coller Capital Ltd. Committee membership: Member of the Remuneration, Nominations and Audit and Risk Committees.

Rhian Davies

Ms. Rhian L. Davies has been appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of Schroders Plc., with effect from 14 July 2015. Rhian is a qualified accountant and was until 30 June 2015 a Partner at Electra Partners, an independent private equity fund manager, which she joined in 1992. Rhian remains a Senior Adviser to Electra.

Philip Howard

Lord Philip Howard of Penrith has been appointed as Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Schroders PLC., effective April 30, 2015. He Chief Investment Officer at Beazley plc. He was previously the Deputy to the Chairman of Lehman in Europe until 1998 and was the Partner in charge of international fixed income at Phillips & Drew. He was also Chairman of Tarchon Capital Management LLP from 1998 until March 2013.

Nichola Pease

Ms. Nichola Pease is Non-Executive Independent Director of Schroders Plc., since September 2012. Experience: She has over 30 years’ experience in the asset management and stock broking industries. She was the Chief Executive and then Deputy Chairman of J O Hambro Capital Management Ltd from 1998 until 2008. She was a Trustee and Chairman of the Investment Committee and Member of the Audit Committee of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Charity. External appointments: Non-executive Member of the Executive Committee of the Army Board and Chairman of the Army Independent Assurance Committee, Chairman of Investment 2020 and a Member of the Eton College Investment Committee. Committee membership: Member of the Remuneration, Nominations and Audit and Risk Committees.