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Polar Cap Tech Tst (PCT)


Friday 27 May, 2022

Polar Cap Tech Tst

Chair Succession

RNS Number : 0804N
Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC
27 May 2022

Polar Capital Technology Trust PLC ("the Company or PCTT")

LEI: 549300TN1O5392UC4K19


27 May 2022






In accordance with our previously announced succession plans, Sarah Bates will step down as Chair of the Company and from the board, after the AGM on 8 September 2022. The Board is now pleased to announce that, subject to election by shareholders at the AGM, Catherine Cripps will succeed her on that date.


Catherine Cripps joined the Board of PCTT on 6 September 2021. She has considerable experience of the investment management sector. Catherine is currently a non-executive director of Goldman Sachs International and Goldman Sachs International Bank and of Maniyar Capital. She also acts as Chair of the Goldman Sachs International and Goldman Sachs International Bank Board Risk Committees and is a member of the Audit Committees. She has previously been a trustee and chair of the investment committee for the Nuclear Liabilities Fund, and a non-executive director of CQS Management and of Merian Global Investors. In her executive career she was an investment director at GAM where she was head of research for the multi-Manager team and has held various positions in equity derivatives trading, risk management and product control, including some years in Asia. She is a qualified Chartered Accountant, holds an MA in Physics from Oxford and pursued postgraduate research in Quantum Information at Imperial College.


Catherine therefore brings to our experienced Board a deep understanding of investment management and financial markets more generally, from both an investor's perspective and an operational, risk and control perspective.




For further information, please contact:


S Bates - Chair

C Cripps - Chair Elect

T Cruttenden - Senior Independent Director

Polar Capital Technology Trust plc

B Rogoff - Fund Manager

T Lago - Company Secretary

Polar Capital LLP


Ed Gascoigne-Pees - Camarco, PR



Tel. 020 7227 2700


Tel. 020 7227 2700


Tel. 020 3757 4984


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