Peregrine Moncreiffe

Chairman

Peregrine has extensive experience in investment management and investment banking. In his past career, Mr Moncreiffe held various corporate finance and trading positions in New York, London and East Asia within the Credit Suisse First Boston (CSFB) group over a ten year period, ending up as an Executive Director of CSFB in London in 1982. He held a number of trading management roles at Lehman Brothers as a Managing Director in New York and London until 1986 when he joined E F Hutton as Managing Director of International Capital Markets before it was acquired by Shearson Lehman in 1988. From 1990 to 2000 he was Chief Executive Officer of Buchanan Partners Ltd, a proprietary investment company which he co-founded. In 1998 he became Chairman of UA Group, the agricultural services and property investment business sold to Elphinstone in 2005. He was appointed as Chairman of North Atlantic Smaller Companies Investment Trust in 2008, having previously been a Director of the Company from 1993 – 2006 and is a director of Metage Funds Limited. Peregrine received an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford.