Synova names committee chairman

Lower mid-market specialist Synova Capital has appointed Paul Myners as investment committee chairman.

Myners is chairman of Land Securities, a member of the court of the Bank of England and a director of GLG Partners. He also chairs the Guardian Media Group, the Low Pay Commission and the Personal Accounts Delivery Authority and is a member of the investment committee of Singapore’s GIC.

His executive career includes 12 years at NM Rothschild & Sons Limited and 16 years at Gartmore Investment Management Limited where he was chairman and chief executive. Non-executive positions previously held include the chairmanship of Marks & Spencer, deputy chairmanship of Powergen and directorships of Bank of New York, 02 and Orange. Paul has produced a number of reviews for the Government including institutional investments, the governance of mutual insurance companies and equity investment in science based enterprises.