Board of Directors

Antony Gardner-Hillman (61)

Independent Non-Executive Chairman

Antony is an Independent Non-Executive Director and provides directorship services full-time across a varied portfolio of appointments. He has extensive experience in the legal and financial marketplaces through his former career in law and trust company business. He was appointed a Non-Executive Director on 13 November 2009 and as Chairman on 13 August 2018. He was a partner at Crills, Jersey, for over 16 years, where he headed the Financial Services Business and Regulation team. In 1987, he co-founded Jersey Trust Company where he remained a director until disposing of his shareholding and resigning as Non-Executive Group Chairman in 2008. He is a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales, and holds a first-class honours degree in jurisprudence from Oxford University.

 

Simon Brickles (54)

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Simon was Head of AIM at the London Stock Exchange Group plc from 1994 until 2003 and CEO of PLUS Markets Group plc from 2004 until 2010. He was appointed on 18 November 2014. Educated at Cambridge University, City University and the Inns of Court School of Law, Simon practised as a barrister for several years before moving to finance. Before becoming Head of AIM, Simon worked as a regulator at the London Stock Exchange in the Listing Department (predecessor to the UKLA) and in AIM. Simon is a well-known figure who has lectured on public company corporate governance theory and practice in a number of jurisdictions.