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Witan Investment Trust PLC (WTAN.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Harry Henderson

2003 Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Andrew Bell

59 2010 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

James Bevan

2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

Robert Boyle

67 2007 Independent Non-Executive Director

M. Catherine Claydon

2009 Independent Non-Executive Director

Suzy Neubert

2012 Independent Non-Executive Director

Richard Oldfield

60 2011 Independent Non-Executive Director

Anthony Watson

69 2008 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Harry Henderson

Mr. Harry M. Henderson is an Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Witan Investment Trust PLC. He was appointed a director in 2006. He was appointed Senior Independent Director in February 2008. He is the Senior Independent Director of Lloyds Banking Group plc. He was formerly chairman of the Trustees of the Marks & Spencer Pension Scheme, chairman of the Strategic Investment Board Limited (Northern Ireland), a member of the Financial Reporting Council, a non-executive director of Hammerson plc, Vodafone Group Plc and the Shareholder Executive. Mr Watson retired in 2006 from an executive career in the investment management industry, most recently as Chief Executive of Hermes Fund Managers Limited.

Andrew Bell

Mr. Andrew L. C. Bell, MA, is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC. Since February 2010. He is responsible for the overall management of Witan. Previously he worked at Rensburg Sheppards Investment Management Limited as Head of Research and as an equity strategist and Co-Head of the Investment Trusts team at BZW and Credit Suisse First Boston. Prior to the City, he worked for Shell in Oman, leaving to take a Sloan Fellowship at the London Business School. He is a non-executive director of Henderson High Income Trust plc, Chairman of Gabelli Value Plus+ Trust plc and was Chairman of the Association of Investment Companies until January 2015.

James Bevan

Mr. James E.B. Bevan MA, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC. He is CIO, CCLA Investment Management. Before joining CCLA in November 2006, he was the Chief Investment Officer at Abbey. Prior to Abbey, he was Chief Investment Officer for Barclays Stockbrokers and Barclays Personal Investment Management, having joined BZW in 1988, following postgraduate research in applied economics and asset allocation at Cambridge University.

Robert Boyle

Mr. Robert William Boyle, MA, FCA, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC. He is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he was responsible for multi-national client accounts, specialising in the telecoms and media sectors: he was chairman of the PWC European Entertainment and Media Practice for twelve years, retiring in 2006. He is a non-executive director, and chairman of the audit committee, of Maxis Berhad (in Malaysia), Centaur Media plc and Prosperity Voskhod Fund Ltd (an AIM listed company).

M. Catherine Claydon

Mrs. M. Catherine Claydon, BA, MBA, is Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC. She joined the Board in 2009. Previously she was a Managing Director in the Pension Advisory Group at Goldman Sachs (1992-2007) and Lehman Brothers (2007- 2008). She is a non-executive director of the Dunedin Income Growth Investment Trust. She is Deputy Chairman of the BT Pension Scheme, a director of the Barclays UK Pension Fund and an independent member of Unilever UK Pension Fund’s Investment Committee.

Suzy Neubert

Ms. Suzy E. G. A. Neubert is Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC., She joined the Board in 2012. She is Sales & Marketing Director at J O Hambro Capital Management, which she joined in March 2006. She was previously Managing Director of Equity Markets within the Global Markets and Investment Banking Group at Merrill Lynch Securities in London. From 1993, she worked at Smith New Court Europe (later taken over by Merrill Lynch) as a European equity analyst and later as Director of European Equity Sales. Prior to Smith New Court, she worked at Hambros Bank as an Executive in the Corporate Finance division.

Richard Oldfield

Mr. Richard J. Oldfield, MA, is an Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment trust PLC. Richard Oldfield joined the Board in 2011. He is chairman of Oldfield Partners, an investment management firm. He was chairman of the Oxford University investment committee from 2007 to 2014 and of Keystone Investment Trust plc from 2001 to 2010. He is a trustee of Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, Canterbury Cathedral Trust and Clore Duffield Foundation.

Anthony Watson

Mr. Anthony Watson, CBE, BSc (Econ), ASIP, Barrister-at-Law, FSI (Hon), is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Witan Investment Trust PLC. He was appointed a director in 2006. He was appointed Senior Independent Director in February 2008. He is the Senior Independent Director of Lloyds Banking Group plc. He was formerly chairman of the Trustees of the Marks & Spencer Pension Scheme, chairman of the Strategic Investment Board Limited (Northern Ireland), a member of the Financial Reporting Council, a non-executive director of Hammerson plc, Vodafone Group Plc and the Shareholder Executive. Mr Watson retired in 2006 from an executive career in the investment management industry, most recently as Chief Executive of Hermes Fund Managers Limited.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Harry Henderson

51,500

Andrew Bell

544,514

James Bevan

30,000

Robert Boyle

36,000

M. Catherine Claydon

34,000

Suzy Neubert

30,000

Richard Oldfield

30,000

Anthony Watson

34,000
As Of  30 Dec 2015