Nadya Wells

Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director, Chairman of Nomination Committee and Management Engagement Committee

Nadya has over 20 years’ Emerging and Frontier markets experience as a long-term investor and governance specialist. Latterly she spent 13 years with the Capital Group until 2014, as a portfolio manager and analyst with a focus on EMEA markets. Prior to that she was a portfolio manager at Invesco Asset Management investing in Eastern Europe in closed end funds until 1999. She started her career with EY in management consulting. She is also an independent non- executive director on the supervisory board of Sberbank of Russia where she sits on audit, risk and strategy committees, a non- executive director of Hansa Investment Company Limited and also sits on the boards of unlisted SICAVs in Luxembourg, which are managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments in Luxembourg. She has an MBA from INSEAD, an MA from Oxford University and an MSc from the University of Geneva.

She was appointed to the Board on 23 September 2015.