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C. Meyrick Payne works extensively on issues of governance with the firm's mutual fund practice.

He has been actively involved in the preparation of information required by independent trustees for the renewal of management and advisory contracts. He has also taken a leading role in the preparation and compilation of MPI's "Annual Survey of Mutual Fund Directors' Compensation and Best Governance Practices" as well as MPI's "Annual Survey of Mutual Fund Profitability". Meyrick has served as an expert witness on behalf of independent mutual fund directors and has counseled others during troubled times. He has presented at numerous MFDF, ICI, NICSA and IFIC conferences regarding fund governance.

Meyrick has written widely on issues relating to mutual funds, including numerous monthly Bulletins and three plays about mutual fund governance. He has also published two books, The Uneasy Chaperone: A Resource for Independent Directors of Mutual Funds and The Critical Role of Independent Directors of Mutual Funds: an Uneasy Chaperone's Perspective.

He formerly served as the CFO and director of Reeves Communications Corporation, a public television production and direct marketing company, and worked for McKinsey & Co., where he consulted in the Banking and Finance practice. He qualified as a British Chartered Accountant and a CPA while working for KPMG Peat Marwick in London, New York and Denver.

He received his M.B.A. from Amos Tuck School at Dartmouth College (1969). His early education was completed in England where he served in the British equivalent of the US National Guard.


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