Simon Fraser


Simon Fraser is currently Chairman of Foreign and Colonial Investment Trust and of The Merchants Trust and is on the board of Ashmore, and McInroy and Wood. He is also Chairman of the Investor Forum, a new initiative to help promote longer-term investment in UK- listed companies.

Previously, Simon spent 28 years at Fidelity International after graduating from St Andrews University. During his time at Fidelity he worked in the United States, Europe and Asia and helped to build the company’s network of international investment professionals ultimately becoming Chief Investment Officer. Since leaving Fidelity in 2009 he has served on a number of boards including Barclays.