Mr Howard Williams



Howard Williams has over 37 years investment management experience and was, until he retired in October 2017,  Chief Investment Officer and Head of the Global Equity Team at JP Morgan Asset Management. Prior to joining JP Morgan Asset Management in 1994, Howard held a number of senior positions at Shell Pensions in the UK and overseas and at Kleinwort Benson Asset Management. Howard is currently an independent Non Executive Director at Schroders Unit Trust Limited and Dunedin Income and Growth PLC. Howard chairs the Reading Blue Coat & Archbishop Laud Charitable Trust.

Howard attended his local state school in Hemel Hempstead and went on to study Geography at Queens’ College, Cambridge where he obtained his BA and an MA. At Cambridge, Howard played first team college football, was President of the University Sailing Association and was awarded a Full Blue having been a member of the team which won the British University Team Racing Championships (sailing) in 1981. He still likes to sail and is now able to spend more time travelling, playing golf, hiking and skiing. Howard lives in central London where he and Jane (former Head of Classics, Thomas’ Battersea) enjoy the many cultural attractions of the capital.

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