Frances has more than 30 years’ experience In corporate finance and asset management and has been a partner/specialist advisor at Opus since its inception. She is primarily focused on the asset and wealth management, infrastructure and healthcare sectors. Frances held directorships at SG Warburg, Morgan Grenfell Asset Management, Gartmore and Dalton Strategic Partnership. Her roles included advising boards on currency and interest-rate risk; heading Morgan Grenfell’s pooled funds business (institutional and retail); and running Gartmore’s global institutional and investment trust businesses.
Frances was Director and Audit Chair of the City & Hackney Primary Care Trust for many years. She also sat as the non-executive member of the Challenged Trust Board, a body which advised on reallocations of surplus funds to distressed healthcare trusts.
Frances is currently on the Boards of HICL plc, JP Morgan Smaller Companies plc, Aegon Investments Ltd and Federated Hermes’ Property Unit Trust. She also sits on Aviva’s With-Profits Committee.
She has an MA (PPE) and M.Phil. (Management Studies) from Oxford University.