Julia Le Blan

Audit Committee Chairman

Julia was appointed in 2011. She has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years. She retired from Deloitte in 2009, where she had been a tax partner since 1990. She is currently a non-executive director of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc, Impax Environmental Markets plc, JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc and The Biotech Growth Trust plc.