Jon Little was appointed to the Board as an independent non-executive director in April 2017 and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. Mr Little also sits on the board of Quilter Investors (the new name for Old Mutual Investment Management Limited).
From 1990 to 1997, Mr Little worked at Fidelity Investments, holding various roles including business development director, before moving to JP Morgan Investment Management where he was vice president, head of International Funds & European Sub-advisory. In 2000, Mr Little moved to Mellon (later BNY Mellon) and held various roles including vice chairman of BNY Mellon Asset Management, member of The Bank of New York Mellon’s Global Executive Committee and head of BNY Mellon’s International Asset Management Business, responsible for all non-US asset management businesses. From 2007 to 2008, Mr Little was also chairman of The Dreyfus Corporation in New York and chairman of Insight Investment Management from its acquisition in 2009. Mr Little was also a member of various asset management boards, including Newton, Walter Scott, Pareto and Alcentra. From 2011 to 2016, Mr Little was a non-executive director of Jupiter Fund Management plc. Mr Little is currently a partner at Northill Capital, a company he founded in November 2010. Mr Little is also the Chairman of the Oxford Brookes Endowment Investment Committee.
Mr Little holds a BTEC from Oxford Brookes in Business and Finance. He also holds the CFA Society of the UK – Investment Management Certificate and the Chartered Insurance Institute Financial Planning Certificate qualifications.