The board of the Channel Islands Stock Exchange (CISX) has appointed Stephen Lansdown as non-executive director.
Lansdown (pictured) was co-founder and former chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown, from which he stepped down in November 2012. He is also a majority shareholder of Bristol City Football Club and Bristol Rugby Club.
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment, Lansdown was presented with Honorary Degrees from Bristol University (Doctor of Laws) and the University of the West of England (Doctor of Business Administration) in 2012. Other directorships held include Sustainable Technology Investments (Guernsey) Limited, Earth Capital Partners (Guernsey) Limited and Pula Limited.
Tamara Menteshvili, CISX chief executive, says: “We are all very pleased to welcome Stephen to the CISX board and look forward to working with him at a very exciting time of the Exchange’s evolution. Since moving to Guernsey in March 2010, Stephen has become a firm supporter of local business, culture and sports. His knowledge, experience and business acumen will be invaluable to the further development of the CISX.”