Adam Parker has a long and successful career in institutional fund management in the City of London spanning almost three decades. He was a co-founder of Majedie Asset Management, which today manages assets of approximately £14 billion. Mr Parker began his career in 1987 at Mercury Asset Management (subsequently acquired by Merrill Lynch and now part of BlackRock) and left in 2002 when he co-founded Majedie Asset Management. He was instrumental in building Majedie Asset Management into the successful investment boutique that it is today. He managed funds including the Majedie UK Opportunities Fund, the Majedie UK Smaller Companies Fund and a quarter of the Majedie UK Focus Fund, which all outperformed their benchmarks during his tenure. He retired from Majedie Asset Management in 2015 and has no ongoing input or influence in the management of its investments including the firm’s current ownership of approximately 5.30% of the Berkeley Energia, which appointed Mr Parker as non-executive director in June 2017. Mr Parker holds a B.A Honours in Chemistry from Oxford University and is an Associate of the CFA Society, United Kingdom.