Finance Committee

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Head of Investor Relations - Halma plc

Charles King

Head of Investor Relations - Halma plc

Treasurer of the IR Society
Chair of the Finance Committee

Charles King joined Halma plc as Head of Investor Relations in September 2018. Prior to this he was Investor Relations Director at Worldpay, a global leader in payments processing technology and solutions for merchant customers, from 2015 to 2018.  In previous roles he led the investor relations teams at SSP Group and Lloyds Banking Group and his other experience includes investor relations roles at Tate & Lyle, Cadbury and Serco, and corporate broking and investment banking at Hoare Govett, UBS and Lehman Brothers.

Financial Controller - IR Society

Alina Ardeleanu

Financial Controller - IR Society

Alina joined the IR Society in 2012 as Financial Controller. Prior to this she was working for 15 years as a Financial Controller in the manufacturing industry.

She has a vast experience in management accounts and is responsible for the production of accurate reports including forecasting revenue, costs and profitability, P&L accounts and budget packs. She is also responsible for monitoring the business’ performance, cash flow, developing financial models and strategic planning.

Alina has graduated with a bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Economic Studies in Bucharest, Romania.

Founder - Collegium Consulting Ltd

Ian Arnold

Founder - Collegium Consulting Ltd

Ian retired from the Board of The Investor Relations Society in 2015, having joined the Board in 2005; he was Treasurer from 2007 to 2015.

Currently he is: Deputy Chairman/CFO of Gardner Watts Ltd, a start-up research and development company in low-carbon renewable energy; Management committee member of Low Carbon Chilterns Co-operative Ltd, set up to help the local Chiltern community save energy and generate its own clean power; Honorary Treasurer and Council Member of The Shellfish Association of Great Britain, a trade association to promote the sustainable development of shellfish in the UK; Honorary Treasurer to the UK Associates of the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, an educational charity; Member nominated trustee director of the Howden Joinery Group Pension Scheme.

He was educated at Merchant Taylors School and Exeter University; and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse in London in 1980. He is a freeman of the City of London and a Liveryman of The Fishmongers’ Company, one of the Great Twelve Livery Companies in the City of London.

Bethany Barnes

Director of Investor Relations - N Brown Group

Bethany has been Director of Investor Relations at N Brown Group plc since February 2015, having joined to establish its first IR function. Bethany previously worked as a sell-side analyst covering general retail companies, most recently at Berenberg, and before this at Investec. Prior to this, she worked for capital markets advisory firm Makinson Cowell. She is a CFA charterholder.

Head of Investor Relations - GasLog Ltd

Phil Corbett

Head of Investor Relations - GasLog Ltd

Phil Corbett has been Head of Investor Relations at GasLog Ltd. and GasLog Partners since January 2018 and was a top ranked IR professional in the Institutional Investor All-Europe Executive Team (Oil & Gas Exploration and Production) survey in 2015, 2017 and 2018. Prior to that he was Head of Investor Relations at Genel Energy following a career as a sell-side European E&P analyst at Deutsche Bank and RBS (formerly ABN AMRO) in teams that were regularly top ranked by Institutional Investor and Excel. He also had sell-side roles at Oriel and Numis after starting his career at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein. He has a PhD in Statistics from the University of Warwick and a BSc. 1st Class in Mathematics from the University of Cardiff.

Independent

Fay Dodds

Independent

Fay Dodds was former Vice President, Investor Relations at Burberry, having joined the company in September 2007 to establish its first dedicated IR team.  She previously held the position of Director of Investor Relations at Experian and prior to that Director of Investor Relations at GUS plc from 2000, where she led all IR activity surrounding the eventual demerger of the group.  Having graduated with a geography degree from St John’s College, Cambridge, she spent several years in industry before becoming a retail analyst at DKW and then Merrill Lynch.

Director of Investor Relations - Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company

Basak Kotler

Director of Investor Relations - Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company

Basak Kotler is the Director of Investor Relations at Coca-Cola Hellenic Bottling Company, having joined the company shortly after its listing on the LSE in 2013. Prior to this, Basak was with Balfour Beatty plc and Cadbury plc in investor relations roles and with Paribas as a sellside analyst. Basak has degrees in Economics and Computer Sciences from Bryn Mawr College, PA, USA. She has held the CFA charter since 1999.

Director, London Office - Antofagasta

Andrew Lindsay

Director, London Office - Antofagasta

Andrew runs the Antofagasta’s office in London, which is focused on corporate governance, investor relations and business development.  Andrew joined Antofagasta in April 2013 having previously been the Finance Director for some 10 years of AIM listed European Nickel plc and then of Sirius Minerals plc.  Andrew started his career with Anglo American in South Africa and later worked in a variety of business development and corporate finance roles in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Chile and Australia.

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