Norman Crighton is an experienced public company director having served on the boards of eight closed-end funds and one operating company. Presently Norman is also Non-Executive Chair of Weiss Korea Opportunity Fund Ltd, RM Infrastructure Income plc and Harmony Energy Income Trust plc.
Norman has extensive fund experience having previously been Head of Closed-end Funds at Jefferies International and Investment Manager at Metage Capital Ltd. leveraging his 31 years of experience in investment trusts. His career in investment banking covered research, sales, market making and proprietary trading, servicing major international institutional clients over 15 years. His work in many countries included restructuring closed end funds and well as several IPOs. As a fund manager Norman managed portfolios of closed-end funds on a hedged and unhedged basis covering developed and emerging markets.
Following on from his long-term promotion of best corporate governance practice, Norman has more recently been focussing on expanding his work into Environmental and Social issues. His work in the investment trust industry is backed up with a master’s degree from the University of Exeter in Finance and Investment.