Frances has more than 30 years’ experience across various roles within the asset management and investment banking industries. Since 2007, she has been a partner of Opus Corporate Finance, a corporate finance advisory business. She currently holds non-executive roles on the JP Morgan Smaller Companies Investment Trust Board; Aviva’s With-Profits Committee; the Aegon Investments Ltd Board; and the committee of the Hermes Property Unit Trust.
Frances previously held directorships at SG Warburg & Co Ltd, where she specialised in currency and interest-rate risk-management advice; Morgan Grenfell Asset Management, where she was responsible for the pooled funds’ business across both institutional and retail investors; and Gartmore Investment Management, where she was Head of the Global Institutional Business.
She graduated with an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an M.Phil. in Management Studies, both from Oxford University.