The Board of The Monks Investment Trust has appointed Randeep Singh Grewal and Stacey Parrinder-Johnson as non-executive Directors of the Company, both with effect from March 1, 2024. Randeep Singh Grewal has been chairman of BB Healthcare Trust plc since July 2019, having served as a non-executive director on that board since December 2016. He is also a non-executive director of the Global Smaller Companies Trust plc.

Having read Medicine and Computer Science at Jesus College, Cambridge, he trained as a vascular surgeon before transferring his skills in healthcare and technology to working as an analyst and portfolio manager with Tudor Capital in 1998. He was a senior portfolio manager at F&C Asset Management with responsibility for Thames River European Absolute Return Fund from 2010 to 2012 and portfolio manager of Trium Multi-Strategy Hedge Fund and senior portfolio manager of Trium Opportunity Equity Fund from 2015 to 2019. Since then, he has been closely involved with healthcare and technology businesses in various capacities, with a particular focus on start-ups and early-stage private companies.

Stacey Parrinder-Johnson was, until September 2023, chief investment officer of Investec Wealth & Investment UK, where she was also a member of the executive management committee, chair of the investment committee, and a member of the executive risk management committee. Stacey brings twenty years of experience in asset selection, portfolio management, and manager analysis across UK and international mandates, and has particular strength in investment trust governance, sustainability and risk issues. She has previously served as a pension trustee and has been a governor of the University of Portsmouth since November 2023.