Sarah Catherine Bates is a businessperson who has been the head of 13 different companies. Presently, she is Chairman of Cancer Research Uk Pension Fund, Chairman at Rutley Russia Property Fund Ltd., Chairman at Diversity Project Charity, Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Merian Global Investors Series Plc, Chairman for John Lewis Partnership Pensions Trust and Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Polar Capital Technology Trust Plc.
She is also on the board of Worldwide Healthcare Trust Plc, The Space Place Self Storage (Telford) Ltd. and Liver Group Charity.
In the past Ms. Bates was Chairman of KCP Youth, Chairman for St. James's Place Plc and Chairman for St. James's Place Wealth Management Plc (a subsidiary of St. James's Place Plc), Director at JPMorgan American Investment Trust Plc, Chairman for Stena Line (Uk) Pension Scheme Trustees Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman of Witan Pacific Investment Trust Plc, Investment Manager at Invesco Asset Management Ltd. and Chairman of The Association of Investment Cos.
Ms. Bates received a graduate degree from Trinity Hall and an MBA from London Business School.