The Hon. Robert Laing is the Senior Independent Director.
He is also Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Nominations and Audit committees and serves as a non-executive director on the board of L.D.C. Reporting Services Limited.
Robert is a lawyer. He was admitted as a solicitor in England in 1977 and in Scotland in 1985. He worked for Slaughter and May from 1975 to 1985, when he joined Maclay Murray & Spens.
He has been a partner in that firm (now Maclay Murray & Spens LLP) since 1985 and chairman since June 2010.
He is a non-executive director of The Independent Investment Trust.