Howard Flight

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"Howard has worked for 35 years in the financial services industry, for amongst others, N M Rothschild & Sons Limited and HSBC's merchant bank in Hong Kong and India. In 1979 he established what became in 1986 Guinness Flight Global Asset Management. Between 1997 and 2005 he was the MP for Arundel & South Downs, during which time he held the Opposition Front Bench briefs of Shadow Economic Secretary, Postmaster General and Chief Secretary to the Treasury. From 1999 to 2004 he had Shadow Treasury responsibilities for the Financial Services Industry, Financial Regulations and Pensions. Currently, Howard is a director of Investec Asset Management Limited, Chairman of CIM Investment Management Limited, Flight & Partners Limited, Downing Structured Opportunities Fund VCT1 plc, Lynx Securities, Speymill Property Managers Limited and the Loudwater Trust Limited. He is also senior non-executive director of Metro Bank plc. Howard is a Commissioner of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission, Consultant to Kinetic and TISA, and Chairman of the EIS association."[1] Vice President of the Elgar Foundation, a Member of the Advisory Boards of the Centre for Policy Studies, Institute of Economic Affairs and Financial Services Forum.

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  1. Marechale Capital Board, organizational web page, accessed December 12, 2014.