"Gilbert is Chairman of Barings English Growth Fund and a Director of a number of other companies. He is Chairman of two wildlife conservation charities. Gilbert has an MBA from Columbia Business School, New York." 
"Gilbert has had a career in Investment Banking and Private Equity. He is Chairman of Castle Private Equity AG and was formerly Chairman of the Baring English Growth Fund and Managing Director of Hambro European Ventures. He is an ex-Council member of the BVCA (British Venture Capital Association). Gilbert joined the board in 2004."