Alastair Gunn-Forbes - Non-Executive Chairman

Letter of appointment

Mr Gunn-Forbes has been associated with Asian regional stock markets since 1973 when he was a fund manager at Brown Shipley Ltd.  Subsequently, he was a director of W.I Carr, Sons & Co. (Overseas) Ltd until 1985, since when he has held directorships with other Asian securities firms in the United Kingdom prior to joining the Group in 1993. Mr Gunn-Forbes is the Chairman of Opera Holdings, a recruitment company and also the Chairman of FutureBiogas, a green energy company.