Role type:
Non-executive director (NED)

Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Plc

Non-Executive Director

Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon aims to achieve long-term capital growth principally through investment in small Japanese companies believed to have above-average prospects for capital growth. They were looking for a Non-Executive Director who had recent experience as a professional investor in public or private markets in Japan.

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Through Nurole they found two ideal candidates in Anna Dingley and Kevin Troup. Anna was the former Executive Director Equities at JP Morgan Japan and Managing Director at Japan Connect, she is currently Director of International Business Development for SparkCognition. Kevin was the former Investment Director at Standard Life Investments Ltd, Non-Executive Director at Barings Fund Managers Ltd and Independent Investment Committee Member for National Trust for Scotland.

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Kevin Troup

Independent Non-Executive Director, TPI Fund Managers Limited

(Successful candidate)
"My greatest positive about Nurole is how an applicant can shape and personalise their answers to the 3-4 key questions asked in the application process. This is such an enhancement on the 'bland ' CV/covering letter application or traditional head-hunter process which often doesn't allow someone's personality, and character to come through and reply specifically to what the organisation is looking for."

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Neil Donaldson

Chair, Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon Plc

(Client)
"Our first experience of using Nurole could not have been better. The whole process was seamless and the quality of candidates absolutely first class. Nurole were a joy to work with and we are delighted with the appointment(s) we made as a consequence. We would certainly use them again and would have no hesitation in recommending them to others."

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