Karl Robertson Van Horn
United States of America
Karl Van Horn has had a distinguished multinational career in senior positions across investment management, corporate governance, industry and not-for-profit organisations. He has held senior roles in the Trusts and Investments Division of The Morgan Guaranty Trust, American Express Asset Management, the Qatar Investment Board (Doha), J.P. Morgan (Japan) and Aspcomp (Helsinki) amongst other institutional mandates. Mr. Van Horn is currently the Chairman of the Taube Offshore Fund (Cayman) and a director of American Express Asset Management N.V. (although he has had no active involvement with the latter since 1987). He also is a member of the Investment Management Institute (New York), a Life Trustee of University School (Cleveland, Ohio) and a Trustee of the University of Bologna (Italy). Mr. Van Horn holds a Doctorate in International Affairs from Bologna/Johns Hopkins, a MA in Economics from Cambridge University and a BSc from Yale University. He was formerly a director of Front Row Partners UK LLP.