Mr. Rutherford has served as a member of the board of Private Evofem from November 2015 until January 2018 and has served as a member of our board of directors since January 2018. He recently joined the Board of Spanish Biopharma business, Hifas da Terra SA, which is a leading product innovator in the field of mycotherapy, providing applications for use in both immunotherapy and oncology. He also serves on the Board and is Audit Committee Chairman of Mitchells & Butlers Plc, the UK's largest quoted F&B leisure group. He also serves on the Board and Audit Committee of the quoted Oil & Gas shipping logistics business, Renaissance Services SAOG, based in Muscat and Dubai. He is Chairman of Brookgate Limited, a UK property development business backed by Goldman Sachs and TPG. Mr. Rutherford serves Independently on three private Scottish based family company Boards in Healthcare, Retail and Timber.
From 2012 to 2014, Mr. Rutherford served as Chairman of European Healthcare Group Limited, before its acquisition by two US based hedge funds. From 2008 to 2011, Mr. Rutherford served as Chairman and CEO of the quoted UK fund management group, MAM Funds Plc. From 2004 to 2009, Mr. Rutherford served as Chairman of SGI Funds, a Guernsey, Cayman and Hong Kong based diversified fund management group. From 2003 to 2006 Mr. Rutherford was Chairman and oversaw the restructuring of Noble House Group Limited, a large UK leisure business which was sold in 2006. In 2002 as Chairman and CEO he led the restructuring and sale of quoted UK finance specialist Euro-Sales Plc with 1 8 offices across Europe.
Mr. Rutherford graduated in Accountancy and Finance from Heriot Watt University and qualified as a chartered accountant with Touche Ross in 1984. Mr. Rutherford is a Harvard Business School Alumni.