Mrs Le Blan is a chartered accountant and has worked in the financial services industry for over 30 years. She retired from Deloitte in 2009, where she had been a Tax Partner since 1990. During that time, she acted as tax adviser to international financial institutions, including clients in banking, securities and fund management and she led the mergers and acquisitions function for financial services tax. She was also the firm’s expert on the taxation of investment trust companies.
She is a non-executive director of JPMorgan US Smaller Companies Investment Trust plc, BMO UK High Income Trust plc, Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc and The Biotech Growth Trust plc.