Mr. Lynch joined the Board in October 2019. He is a respected investment manager and analyst with a specialisation in financial services. On 30 June 2019, he withdrew as a partner of Boston-based Wellington, where he had served as the firm’s senior financial services analyst since 1994 and a partner since 1996. He was also a portfolio manager of mutual funds, hedge funds, and institutional portfolios over that period. Prior to joining Wellington, Mr. Lynch was a US regional bank analyst with Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns. Mr. Lynch is also a director of Dads' Resource Center in State College, Pennsylvania. He holds a degree in European History from Harvard College.