Charles Parkinson has served as a director on the Board since Burford’s inception in 2009. Mr. Parkinson also serves as the chairman of the Audit Committee and as a member of the Compensation Committee.
Mr. Parkinson is a director of a private Guernsey investment company, Mapeley Limited (owned by the Fortress Investment Group). Mr. Parkinson has served as a People’s Deputy in the States of Guernsey for all but three years since 2004. He was Treasury Minister from 2008 to 2012 and is a past President of both the Committee for Economic Development and the States Trading Supervisory Board. Mr. Parkinson was also a director of Bailiwick Investments Limited, which is quoted on The International Stock Exchange.
Mr. Parkinson is a past partner and director of PKF (Guernsey) Limited, accountants and fiduciaries. Mr. Parkinson is also a qualified barrister and holds a Master’s degree in Law from Cambridge University. Mr. Parkinson has been called to the Bar in London and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.