Douglas Ferrans

Douglas has spent his entire career in the insurance & investment industry holding various executive and non-executive roles. He was a fund manager at Scottish Amicable before becoming CEO of its investment management business. In 2001 he joined HBOS where he led the creation of a new investment business which has grown to one of the largest and innovative institutional pension fund managers in the UK.

Douglas, an actuary, was formerly Chairman of the Investment Management Association and a member of the UK Takeover Panel, and more recently has sat on a number of private and public company boards as chairman and non-exec director.

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