Katherine Garrett-Cox is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Gulf International Bank (UK) Ltd, (GIB UK) the UK subsidiary of Gulf International Bank B.S.C. Katherine was formerly Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of Alliance Trust PLC, one of Europe’s largest providers of sustainable and responsible investment funds. She has served as a member of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group from 2012-2015 and the Scottish Business Board during the same period. Katherine is currently the Chair of the Clean Air Fund, Chair of CDP Worldwide and a Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals, CFA Institute. Katherine was nominated a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2006 and was awarded a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2014 New Year Honours List for her services to charity and to the asset management industry.