Markus Ruetimann joined the Board of Trustees at Action for Children in July 2015 and is our Senior Independent Director ('SID').

Born and educated in Switzerland, Markus has worked in the financial services industry in Zurich, Geneva, New York and London (current) for over three decades.

He is Global Chief Operating Officer at Credit Suisse Asset Management. His former senior executive roles included Group COO at Schroders plc, UBS Asset Management and Phillips & Drew.