JPMorgan Claverhouse Investment Trust has appointed Jane Tufnell as a non-executive director with effect from 1 October.

Tufnell co-founded Ruffer LLP, a privately-owned investment management firm, in 1994.

She is an independent non-executive director of The Diverse Income Trust and of TR European Growth Trust. She was previously the investment manager for the NatWest pension fund exposure to UK small companies at County NatWest and worked at Rathbones as a research analyst.

At 8:22am: (LON:JCH) JP Morgan Fleming Claverhouse Investment Trust share price was +2.25p at 557.75p