Independent non-executive director
BA Econ, SEP
Appointment to the board
Appointed in 2009.
Chairman of the nomination and investment committees, member of both the audit and risk and remuneration committees.
Non-executive director of Redefine International PLC and the Rezco Asset Management Group.
Bernie was financial editor of the Rand Daily Mail and an executive director of Sage Group from 1974 until his retirement in 2003.
He was a member of the Collective Investment Schemes Advisory Committee for 10 years.