Before joining GAM as group CFO and a member of the Group Management Board on 1 October 2015, Richard McNamara was managing director, finance, at Henderson Group, a role he held since 2013. He joined Henderson in 2009 as head of group finance, focussing on the finance’s and financial operations of the group, including its M&A activity. In December 2013, he took on the new responsibility for finance and treasury, tax, investor relations, facilities and procurement. Prior to his roles at Henderson Group, Richard McNamara held senior finance roles at Western Asset Management, Legg Mason and Citigroup Asset Management. Richard McNamara is a chartered accountant and started his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he was a senior manager in the investment management industry group. He was born in 1968 and is a British citizen.