Julian Reid – Director
Mr. Reid has more than 30 years of U.S. and non-U.S. closed-end fund experience, including serving as the head of the closed-end fund business for Jardine Fleming Investment Management (at the time, a leading investment management company in Asia, subsequently acquired by JP Morgan) and as the chairman and/or a director of numerous closed-end funds. Mr. Reid has spent over 40 years in the financial services industry spanning Europe, Asia, where he was based for approximately 25 years, and the Americas. He is an Affiliate of the Securities Industry of Australia and has been licensed by the respective regulatory bodies in the United Kingdom, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia. In 2007, Mr. Reid was named “Small Board Trustee of the Year” by Fund Directions, a U.S. magazine focusing on corporate governance matters, for his work as the independent chairman of The Korea Fund, Inc.