Jane Tufnell

Jane succeeded Jeremy Tigue as Chair of the Company at the AGM in June 2020.

Jane brings extensive financial services and fund management experience to the Board. She is a seasoned public company board member and chair and has significant experience of all aspects of investment company management, governance and regulation.


  • Audit
  • Management Engagement
  • Nomination

Career history

Jane started her career in 1986 joining County NatWest, where she jointly ran the NatWest Pension Fund’s exposure to UK smaller companies. In 1994 she co founded Ruffer Investment Management Ltd where she worked for over 20 years and built a £20 billion assets under management (AUM) business.

Jane is Chair of Odyssean Investment Trust and a non-executive director of Schroder UK Public Private Trust plc. She has served as a non-executive director of a number of other entities.