The Burdett Trust for Nursing


Alan Gibbs (Chairman of Trustees)

Alan Gibbs was on the Council of the RNPFN from 1996 until its sale to Liverpool Victoria in 2001 and has been the Chairman of the Burdett Trust for Nursing since its inception. His great-grandfather, Henry Hucks Gibbs, was one of the original sponsors of RNPFN in 1887. He worked for Flemings for 17 years before pursuing his own interests in the Far Eastern investment markets.




Andrew Martin-Smith

Andrew Martin Smith has over 30 years experience in the financial services industry and currently works on private equity related matters with Guinness Asset Management. He is Chairman of Parmenion Capital Management and a Director of other investment related companies including Church House Trust PLC, Runciman Investments, and Atlantis Japan Growth and M&G High Income investment trusts.  Andrew is a trustee of several family and charitable organisations and a school governor.



Bill Gordon

Bill Gordon had a long career with Barclays Bank. He was Chief Executive - UK Banking Services when he retired from the Board of Barclays PLC in 1998. At that time he was Chairman of Barclays Pension Fund Trustees Ltd and he continued in that role until 2004. He was a non executive Director of Britannia Building Society from 1999 -2009 and was Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director for the last four of those years.