Distribution oversight 

The role and purpose of fund boards was under the microscope earlier in June when Fund Boards Council kicked off a new research initiative exploring the evolving work of the fund board and the steps boards are taking to ensure wider stakeholder understanding of their role and purpose.

Letter from Luxembourg

Peter Christmas has joined Fund Boards Council (FBC) as a Senior Adviser.
With his strong commercial background and deep industry expertise in asset servicing, Peter will add an important dimension to the work that FBC does with its key consitutency of funds board directors in the UK and across Europe.

Peter Christmas joins Fund Boards Council as a Senior Adviser

Peter Christmas

Peter Christmas has joined Fund Boards Council (FBC) as a Senior Adviser.
With his strong commercial background and deep industry expertise in asset servicing, Peter will add an important dimension to the work that FBC does with its key consitutency of funds board directors in the UK and across Europe.

What next for Authorised Fund Managers (AFM’s) and responsible investment? 

In the latest of our series of round-table discussions focusing on responsible investment (RI) / ESG investing we heard from Claudia Chapman, Head of Stewardship at the Financial Reporting Council (FRC), and Mark Manning, Technical Specialist focused on Sustainable Finance and Stewardship at the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Profile: Marc Saluzzi, iNED

Marc Saluzzi

As one of a very small number of investment board directors who sit on boards in multiple jurisdictions, Marc Saluzzi has a unique insight into how fund governance is playing out across Europe. Read the interview write up here.