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Directors

The Directors are responsible for managing the business affairs of the Company in accordance with the Articles and have overall responsibility for the Company’s activities including the review of investment activity and performance and the overall control and supervision of the Investment Manager.

The Board comprises three directors, each of whom is independent of the Investment Manager and the Investment Adviser.

The Directors of the Company are as follows:

Stephen Smith

Stephen is currently a director of Gatehouse Bank Plc (appointed in June 2013) and a director of Tritax Big Box REIT Plc, which floated on the London Stock Exchange in December 2013. Previously, he was the Chief Investment Officer of British Land Company PLC, the FTSE 100 real estate investment trust from January 2010 to March 2013 with responsibility for the group’s property and investment strategy, leaving at the end of June 2013. He was formerly Global Head of Asset Management and Transactions at AXA Real Estate Investment Managers, where he was responsible for the asset management of a portfolio of more than €40 billion on behalf of life funds, listed property vehicles, unit linked and closed end funds. Prior to joining AXA in 1999 he was Managing Director at Sun Life Properties for five years. Stephen is a UK resident.

Jon Bridel

Jonathan is currently a non-executive chairman or director of listed and unlisted companies comprised mainly of investment funds and investment managers, including Alcentra European Floating Rate Income Fund Limited, Aurora Russia Limited, DP Aircraft I Limited, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited and Fair Oaks Income Fund Limited. He was previously Managing Director of Royal Bank of Canada’s investment business in the Channel Islands. Prior to this, after working at Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance in London, Jonathan served in senior management positions in the British Isles and Australia in banking, specialising in credit and in private businesses as Chief Financial Officer. Graduating from the University of Durham with a degree of Master of Business Administration in 1988, Jonathan also holds qualifications from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales where he is a Fellow, the Chartered Institute of Marketing and the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Jonathan is a Chartered Marketer and a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, the Institute of Directors and Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment. Jonathan is a resident of Guernsey.

John Whittle

John is a chartered accountant and holds the Institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction. He is a non-executive director of International Public Partnerships Limited (FTSE 250), India Capital Growth Fund Limited, Globalworth Real Estate Investments Limited and Advance Frontier Markets Fund Limited (all listed on AIM) and also acts as non-executive director to several other Guernsey investment funds. He was previously Finance Director of Close Fund Services, a large independent fund administrator, where he successfully initiated a restructuring of client financial reporting services and was a key member of the business transition team. Prior to moving to Guernsey he was at Price Waterhouse in London before embarking on a career in business services, predominantly telecoms. He co-led the business turnaround of Talkland International (now Vodafone Retail) and was directly responsible for the strategic shift into retail distribution and its subsequent implementation; he subsequently worked on the £20m private equity acquisition of Ora Telecom. John is also a resident of Guernsey.

The Investment Manager

The Investment Manager, Starwood European Finance Partners Limited, has been appointed by the Company to manage the Company’s assets in accordance with the Investment Policy.