Press release

Michael Dobson appointed Chairman of the Board

The Board of Directors of Sienna Investment Managers (“Sienna IM”) has elected Michael Dobson non-executive Chairman, effective September 20th. Former Chief Executive then Chairman of Schroders plc, Michael Dobson succeeds in his new role Ian Gallienne, CEO of GBL, who remains a member of the Board. This decision is the logical next step in Sienna IM’s development, bolstering its commitment to uphold the highest standards of governance.

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Michael Dobson, 71, brings to Sienna IM four decades of leadership in financial services and board positions, as well as experience providing independent advice to management teams. Following an executive career in the City, Michael has been non-executive Chairman of the UK property group Berkeley since mid-2022. Prior to this, he served as Chief Executive of Schroders plc from 2001 to 2016, then Chairman until April 2022. Previously, he held a number of leadership positions at Deutsche Bank AG, including Head of Global Asset Management, Head of Global Investment Banking and Member of the Board of Managing Directors, as well as at Morgan Grenfell Group PLC.