Although initially trained as a theoretical physicist, Mr Colin Maltby pursued a career in investment management. He was Head of Investments at BP from August 2000 to June 2007 and previously Chief Investment Officer of Equitas Limited from its formation in 1996. His career in investment management began in 1975 with NM Rothschild & Sons and included 15 years with the Kleinwort Benson Group, where he was Chief Executive of Kleinwort Benson Investment Management from 1988 to 1995.
Maltby holds an Oxford MA and MSc in Physics, and also studied at the Stanford University Graduate School of Business, and he was President of the Oxford Union in 1973. He is also a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Great Britain and of the Royal Society of Arts; a member of the RSA ‘Tomorrow's Company' Inquiry team in 1993-5; and a founder advisor to the Carbon Disclosure Project.
Maltby has served as a non-executive Director of various public companies and agencies, and as an adviser to numerous institutional investors, including pension funds and insurance companies, and to private equity and venture capital funds in both Europe and the United States. Currently, he is a non-executive director of several listed investment companies.