Nigel Brent Fitzpatrick, MBE
Mr Fitzpatrick has over 20 years’ experience as a corporate finance consultant. In the last 15 years he has been instrumental in advising a number of companies on their acquisitions, funding and subsequent flotations. Mr Fitzpatrick was Chairman of Global Marine Energy plc, a listed oil services company. He is currently Chairman of Aboyne-Clyde Rubber Estates of Ceylon Limited. He is a member of the Audit Committee Institute. In the Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2012, Mr. Fitzpatrick was awarded an MBE for services to education.
Emma Wilson FCA
Mrs Wilson qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2001. Since qualification Mrs Wilson has been employed in commerce in senior finance positions and in large and small practices. In 2010 she established her own accounting practice, Bailey Wilson, which serves a variety of types and sizes of businesses, including clients listed on AIM and on the main market of the London Stock Exchange.
Mr Normand qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1978, having trained with Spicer and Pegler (now part of Deloitte). Following a secondment to 3i plc, Mr Normand specialised for the next 15 years in the provision of advice to management buy-out and buy-in teams and on private company acquisitions, disposals and capital raisings.
Since 2002, Mr Normand has filled management and finance officer roles for a number of different commercial and charitable organisations, mostly on a part-time basis. From 2009 to 2016, he was the full-time finance director of Pathfinder Minerals Plc, an AIM-listed mining exploration company.
He is currently non-executive chairman of All Active Asset Capital Limited and a non-executive director of Ridgecrest plc, both investing companies which, until recently, were listed on AIM. During the year he stepped down from his position as chairman of Global Resources Investment Trust plc, a premium-listed company on the main list of the London Stock Exchange
In an unremunerated extra-curricular capacity, Mr Normand was, until the end of 2021, active in the governance of the Church of England, being Chair of the London Diocesan Synod’s House of Laity and Chair of the Finance and HR Committees of the Bishop of London’s Council (and a director of the London Diocesan Fund).
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