Charles has extensive investment and investment management experience based on a 30- year career in the City. Working in a range of financial institutions including Citicorp and Morgan Stanley, Charles has first-hand experience of managing and leading investment teams, portfolio management, software and system implementation and marketing. In 2006 Charles co-founded BeesonMaisey, an investment consultancy company where he worked until 2012.
He has held a wide range of non-executive roles in the charity sector, including the position of chairman at Arthritis UK where he led the board through a number of successful changes and championed work around patient benefit.
Charles is an independent trustee. The Maudsley Charity Board comprises six independent trustees including the Chair (David Barclay), and three trustees nominated by the Board of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust.
Charles will chair the Charity’s investment advisory committee