The Board

Baker Steel Resources Trust’s board of independent directors has substantial mining sector experience and industry expertise


Howard Miles



Howard Myles currently acts as a non-executive director of a number of investment companies. He was a partner in Ernst & Young from 2001 until 2007 and was responsible for the Investment Funds Corporate Advisory team. He was previously with UBS Warburg from 1987 to 2001. He is a fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants and of The Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.


Charles Hansard


Charles Hansard has over 30 years experience in the investment industry as a professional and in a non-executive capacity. He is currently a director and senior advisor on a number of boards including the Moore Capital group of funds. He has also served as a director of a number of mining companies. He commenced his career in South Africa with Anglo American Corporation and Fleming Martin as a mining analyst. He holds a BBS from Trinity College, Dublin.


Clive Newall


Clive Newall is President of First Quantum Minerals. He has worked in mining and exploration throughout his career, having held management positions with Amax Exploration Inc and the Robertson Group plc. He has also been a director of a number of public companies in the UK and Canada. He has an honours degree in mining geology from the Royal School of Mines and an MBA from the Scottish Business School at Strathclyde University.


Chris Sherwell


Chris Sherwell has worked since 2004 as a senior non-executive director, based in Guernsey with roles in the offshore finance industry. He has served as a director for a variety of listed funds managed by institutions such as Goldman Sachs, Hermes and Dexion. Prior to 2004 he was Managing Director of Schroders’ offshore investment and private banking operations in the Channel Islands. He is a Rhodes Scholar with degrees in science and in economics and politics. He has worked as a university lecturer and was a journalist for 15 years, 12 of them for the Financial Times.