Alpha FMC adds independent non-exec director

Alpha FMC, a specialist consultancy to the asset and wealth management industry, has appointed Jill May as an independent non-executive director, with effect from 1 July 2020.

May has over 20 years’ experience in investment banking, with her executive career spent working in corporate finance for SG Warburg & Co from 1985 to 1995, and senior positions in Group Strategy at UBS where she was a managing director from 2001 to 2012. She was a panel member from 2013 to 2018 and a non-executive director from 2013 to 2016 of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and a non-executive director of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) from 2015 to 2019.

She is currently an external member of the Prudential Regulation Committee at the Bank of England. Her current listed company experience includes her roles as non-executive director of Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust, JP Morgan Claverhouse Investment Trust and Ruffer Investment Company.

On appointment, May will join the Nomination, Audit and Risk and Remuneration Committees.
Ken Fry, chairman of Alpha FMC, comments: "I am delighted that Jill is joining the Alpha Board next month. Her public markets and financial services experience will be a great asset as Alpha continues to develop across international markets, widen its service proposition and continue to execute on its strategic aims.”

May, incoming independent non-executive director of Alpha FMC, says: "I am excited to be joining the Board of Alpha. I am thoroughly impressed by Alpha’s track- record of growth underpinned by its delivery excellence and its strong culture centred around its people. I am delighted to have this opportunity to play a part in Alpha’s further success.”