Gerhard Fusenig was appointed to the Board 23 April 2016. Over the last 25 years Gerhard held a number of senior management roles in asset management at Credit Suisse Group AG and UBS AG. He previously served as non-executive director on the Board of Aberdeen between 2009 and 2012 following the agreement entered into by Aberdeen with Credit Suisse in 2008. Gerhard stepped down from the Board when Credit Suisse sold its Aberdeen shareholding and subsequently left Credit Suisse in 2013. Gerhard has a Masters in Mathematics and Business Management.