People

Charles Cannon-Brookes

Executive Director

Charlie is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited having acquired the business in October 2004. Through Arlington, Charlie has been active in a variety of different investment management mandates and corporate finance transactions. In addition, Charlie has successfully led a number of IPO and RTO transactions on the London markets. Prior to Arlington Group Asset Management Limited he worked for Arlington Group plc, an AIM quoted investment company and managed all of its public equity portfolio, as well as Jupiter Asset Management, ABN Amro and Barclays de Zoete Wedd. He has extensive fund management experience and has advised and sat on the board of a number of different funds, trusts and other operating public companies. Charlie holds a BA Honours degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Exeter.

Simon Catt

Executive Director

Simon is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited. He has over two decades of investment banking experience across equity sales and corporate finance in London having joined Arlington from GMP Securities Europe, which he founded in 2007. Simon previously worked for Royal Bank of Canada Group where he was a leading equity salesman and for Hartley Poynton in Perth in Australia. Simon holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Curtin University, Western Australia.

Richard Lockwood

Executive Director

Richard is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited. He was previously the senior resource fund manager at CQS Asset Management Ltd having merged his New City Investment Management group with CQS in 2007. Prior to that, he was a senior fund manager at Invesco and a partner at Hoare Govett with responsibility for the mining department. He has held fund management positions at City Merchants High Yield Trust Plc, New City High Yield Fund Limited, City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc and Geiger Counter Ltd. Richard has extensive experience in the financial securities markets in the United Kingdom, Australia, and South Africa and a number of his previous funds have achieved long term, top quartile ranked performance.

Ross Ainger

Executive Director

Ross is a director of Arlington Group Asset Management Limited. He began his financial career in 2002 at Reuters, subsequently worked for Deutsche Bank and then Merrill Lynch Investment Managers. Ross joined Arlington during 2006 and is responsible for the finance, operations and compliance functions of the business. He has worked with firms on attaining FCA authorisation and held board positions at these organisations post granting of authorisation by the FCA. Ross has extensive public transaction experience having worked on a number of RTO and IPOs as well as structuring and providing operational oversight to a variety of offshore investment products. Ross holds a BA Hons in Business Studies.