|Managing Partner and Chief Operating Officer, joined CVC in 2007. Fred sits on the SICAV-FIS board. He is Deputy Chairman of the Asia Investment Committee and Portfolio Committee, and is a member of the Human Resources Committee, the Risk and Operations Committee and the CVC Credit Partners Advisory Board. Prior to joining CVC, Fred was Chief Financial Officer of RBS from September 2000 until February 2006. Prior to his role at RBS, Fred spent over 20 years working for a number of public and private companies, among them Wassall PLC, a public company acquiring businesses in a manner similar to private equity, where he worked for over a decade, first as Chief Accountant and Company Secretary and then as Finance Director. Fred is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and was educated at Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland.