Charles Kirwan-Taylor

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Charles Kirwan-Taylor is head of corporate affairs and sustainability director at the UK's Gatwick Airport.

He is a former chief executive of UK-based hedge fund RAB Capital and a former partner at the corporate intelligence agency Hakluyt & Company.


Kirwan-Taylor has much experience in the financial sector having started his career as Director of private banking company Kleinworth Benson, then becoming head of equity capital markets at BZW, before becoming head of European equity capital markets at Credit Suisse from 2001 to 2003 and chairman of UK corporate broking at Credit Suisse in 2005.[1]

In 2006 Kirwan-Taylor co-founded his own hedge fund management company, Greyshrike Capital. [2]

From 2008 to 2011 he was CEO of RAB Capital.[2]

He then became a partner at Hakluyt & Company from 2012-2014.

He is now head of corporate affairs & sustainability director at Gatwick Airport. [3]


  1. Charles Kirwan-Taylor Bio Bloomberg Link, 17 March 2011, accessed 24 September 2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 David Prosser The Business On: Charles Kirwan-Taylor, Chief executive, RAB Capital The Independent, 18 September 2010, accessed 24 September 2014
  3. Charles Kirwan-Taylor Linkedin, undated, accessed 24 September 2014