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  • Charles Jacob CBE

    4 June 2015

    We are sorry to share news of the death of Charles Jacob CBE. Charles was a former director of UKSIF and a patron of the organisation. He was a significant figure in the early days of ethical investment in the UK.

    Charles had a career in finance as a stockbroker before becoming the first investment manager of the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church. He will probably be best remembered in the sector as one of the founding fathers of the Stewardship range of investment vehicles which were launched after much effort in 1984. Charles was the originator of the Stewardship name, a reference to the parable of the talents. Charles remained involved in the governance of the range until his retirement in 2000.

    Simon Howard, Chief Executive, UKSIF

    Photo: Charles Jacob receiving his CBE in 2011

    Charles Jacob receiving his CBE in 2011

    Funeral arrangements – Tuesday 30th June 2015

    Service – 2.30 pm at Chislehurst Methodist Church, Prince Imperial Road, BR7 5LX.

    Burial – 4 pm at Kemnal Park Cemetery, A20 Sidcup-by-pass, Chislehurst, BR7 6RR.

    Tea – 5 pm at 23 Prince Consort Drive, Chislehurst, BR7 5SB.

    Family flowers only. Donations to Alzheimer’s Society (for research into Vascular Dementia)

    An indication to show intended attendance at a) the funeral service and b) the funeral tea, would greatly help the family with their planning.

    Please email Jacky Burden (née Jacob) jax33@vodafoneemail.co.uk

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