Fiona has worked in a Non-Executive Director capacity, primarily in the Venture Capital Trust sector, for the last seventeen years. She now chairs Kings Arms Yard VCT plc and is on the board of Amati AIM VCT plc. She was formally Chair of both Artemis VCT plc and Maven Income and Growth VCT plc. Her eighteen year City career as a full time director included advising Smaller UK companies on fundraising and market tactics. She began her career in finance at Capel Cure Myers at a time of great change in the City and spent much time working in Scotland for NatWest Wood Mackenzie before retiring finally from Deutsche Bank to take up a variety of new challenges, keeping a strong foothold in finance.