Announcements

Northern Venture Trust PLC.


RNS Number:5173R
Northern Venture Trust PLC
20 September 2005


NORTHERN VENTURE TRUST PLC

Appointment of Non-Executive Director

Northern Venture Trust PLC is pleased to announce that at a board meeting held
on 20 September 2005, Mr Clive Williams was appointed to the board as a
non-executive director with immediate effect.

Mr Williams is aged 61 and was a managing partner in Ernst & Young in the UK and
then chief executive of Capgemini UK plc until his retirement in February 2005.
He is currently non-executive chairman of THB Group PLC.

There are no further disclosures to be made under paragraph 9.6.13 (1) - (6) of
the Listing Rules in relation to his appointment.

Enquiries:

Christopher Mellor, Company Secretary 0191 244 6000

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