- Woodford Patient Capital Trust said that it had appointed Jane Tufnell as an independent non-executive director, with immediate effect.

The investment company also announced that Steven Harris would stand down as a non-executive director on 30 September.

Tufnell had spent the majority of her career at Ruffer Investment Management, which she co-founded in 1994.

She was currently chair of Odyssean Investment Trust, a senior independent director of Record and a non-executive director of ICG Enterprise Trust, the Diverse Income Trust and JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust.

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