David Pollard is an experienced finance professional and investment manager. He has worked at top tier banks (Salomon Brothers and Citigroup, 1994 - 2007) and hedge funds (AHL at the Man Group, 2008 – 2010) until 2010 before starting a family owned, investment company in 2011. His education includes Imperial College, London where he took a PhD. In Theoretical Physics in 1983 and St. John’s College, Cambridge where he studied Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics. David has actively invested in and managed portfolios of frontier, emerging market assets since 2006 with a strong track record of investment returns. He has been a company director in the UK since 2011, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of a prominent educational charity and is a member of the Institute of Directors, London.