Corporate Governance

In this section you will find details of directors who served during the year, the terms of reference, and the company's Articles of Association.

Terms of reference

The board has delegated certain aspects of the group's affairs to standing committees, each of which operates within defined terms of reference.

Articles of association

Here you can read the Articles of Association.

Approach to taxation

Here you can read the group’s approach to taxation.

Board of Directors

Executive Directors

A Rashbass
  • Chief executive officer
  • Appointed to the board: 2015

Andrew Rashbass is Chief Executive of Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC. He joined the company in October 2015. He has broad international experience and proven ability to manage top-quality editorial products while also growing digital revenues. Between 2013 and 2015 he was the chief executive of Reuters, the news division of Thomson Reuters, the global business information group. Before joining Reuters, he spent 15 years at The Economist Group, where for the last five years he was chief executive and successfully led its transformation from a traditional print to leading digital business. Before that he was publisher of The Economist.  


CR Jones
  • Finance director
  • Appointed to the board: 1996

Colin Jones is a chartered accountant. He joined the company in July 1996 from Price Waterhouse, and was appointed finance director in November 1996.


Non-executive Directors

Sir Patrick Sergeant
  • Non-executive director and president
  • Appointed to the board: 1969

Sir Patrick founded the company in 1969 and was managing director until 1985 when he became chairman. He retired as chairman in September 1992 when he was appointed as president and a non-executive director.

DP Pritchard §†
  • Chairman of the board 
  • Senior independent director and chairman of the audit committee
  • Chairman of the remuneration and nomination committee
  • Appointed to the board: 2008

David Pritchard is a director of The Motability Tenth Anniversary Trust. David has over 30 years of experience in the banking industry. He was formerly chairman of AIB Group (UK) plc, deputy chairman of Lloyds TSB Group, chairman of Cheltenham & Gloucester plc and a director of Scottish Widows Group and LCH.Clearnet Group.

ART Ballingal
  • Independent non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2012

Andrew Ballingal is chief executive of Ballingal Investment Advisors, an independent investment firm based in Hong Kong. He has over 20 years of experience as an advisor, investor, and partner in hedge funds, much of it in Asia. He has been a member of the Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC Asia Pacific Advisory Board since 2008.


TP Hillgarth §
  • Independent non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2012

Tristan Hillgarth has over 30 years experience in asset management and has held senior positions at Framlington, Invesco and Jupiter. He is a non-executive director of JPMorgan Overseas Investment Trust PLC.


Tim Collier §
  • Non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2017

Tim Collier is Chief Financial Officer of Daily Mail and General Trust plc. His experience spans media and business information industries and prior to joining DMGT he was CFO of Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Business.


Kevin Beatty 
  • Non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2017

Kevin Beatty is an experienced media executive and CEO of dmg media. His prior roles in the media sector include Managing Director of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail. Kevin has also been COO of Associated New Media and Northcliffe Newspapers.


Jan Babiak 
  • Non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2017

Jan Babiak has over 20 years’ experience in professional services in a variety of leadership roles at EY. She currently holds non-executive director roles at Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc and Bank of Montreal. Ms Babiak chairs the Audit Committee and sits on the Finance Committee of Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc and is a member of the Audit and Conduct Review Committee and the Risk Review Committee at the Bank of Montreal.


Imogen Joss 
  • Non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2017

Imogen Joss has held a number of senior executive positions in the business information industry and most recently served as the President of S&P Global Platts, Inc. She holds Non-Executive Director roles at Grant Thornton, the International Property Securities Exchange (IPSX) and Gresham Technologies plc.


Lorna Tilbian
  • Non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2018

Lorna Tilbian is an experienced media analyst having served as Head of the Media Sector at Numis Corporation Plc (Numis) and as a main board director at Numis for over ten years. Lorna has served as a Cabinet Ambassador for Creative Britain for the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. She is currently a non-executive director at Jupiter UK Growth Investment Trust PLC, ProVen VCT plc and Finsbury Growth & Income Trust PLC.

Colin Day §
  • Independent non-executive director
  • Appointed to the board: 2018
  • Chair Designate of the Audit Committee

Colin Day has significant experience in senior operational and financial roles gained across a variety of sectors. He has previously held non-executive director roles and chaired the Audit Committee at Amec Foster Wheeler plc, WPP plc, Cadbury plc, Imperial Brands plc and EasyJet plc. Colin spent his executive career in a range of senior roles including Chief Executive of Essentra PLC, Chief Financial Officer at Reckitt Benckiser Group plc and Group Finance Director of Aegis Group plc. Colin is currently a non-executive director at Meggitt plc where he is also Chair of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nominations and Remuneration Committees.


† Member of the remuneration committee

‡ Member of the nominations committee

§ Member of the audit committee


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