Matthews is currently chief risk officer at the Universities Superannuation Scheme and has been a member of the board of directors since 2017.
“CFA UK’s board plays an essential role in ensuring that, as an organisation, we are constantly striving to deliver the best outcomes for our members and society as a whole,” Matthews said.
“It is a privilege to be appointed as chair and I am relishing the opportunity to work with my colleagues – both old and new – to continue delivering CFA UK’s mission to promote, support and develop the future of the investment management profession,” he added.
In addition, Sylvia Solomon and Philippe Lenoble have been appointed to the board of CFA UK.
Solomon is an active member of CFA UK, according to the organisation, and has over 30 years experience in the investment industry, primarily in equities and sustainable investing.
She spent 25 years managing a wide range of funds, including pensions, life funds, endowments, unit trusts and hedge funds at Baring Asset Management, Hermes Investment Management and Ennismore Fund Management.
She has taken up C-suite roles at alternative investments boutiques, during which time she has been responsible for the design and implementation of investment processes in a wide range of asset classes, including private markets and trade finance.
Philippe Lenoble is currently responsible for building the infrastructure investment team of AustralianSuper in Europe. Prior to his appointment, he was a senior managing director with CDPQ’s infrastructure group, a managing director with Goldman Sachs’ infrastructure investment group and a vice president within Citigroup’s European structured finance team.
He has been a CFA charterholder since 2004 and has served as a member of the society’s education and examination committee for eight years.
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