Experienced, trusted board of directors

Our board of directors has a rich mix of wealth structuring specialists, business leaders and experienced professionals to drive the company in becoming the leading wealth structuring services provider; We have ambitious goals with a clear action plan to help us achieve them.

  • Steve Carr - Director

    Steve joined Hawksford in 2000 and is a Director with the responsibility for growing Hawksford’s private client services alongside James Howe...more

  • Tim Cartwright - Director

    Tim has enjoyed being involved with both corporate and private clients in the management, preservation and enhancement of their wealth for over 30 years ...more

  • Peter Cheesley - Business Development Director

    Peter is responsible for developing new business opportunities and driving the strategic direction of Hawksford in core markets...more

  • Daniel Hainsworth - Director

    Daniel has wide experience in providing professional director and company secretarial services to a diverse range of clients...more

  • Julian Hayden - Director

    Julian has more than 25 years' experience of wealth structuring and planning in a corporate, private client and funds setting...more

  • James Howe - Director

    James heads up Hawksford’s private client team, whilst servicing his longstanding corporate client relationships with the consistent pragmatic approach for which he is known...more

  • Jackie McLaughlin - Group RGC Director

    Jackie joined Hawksford in 2015 from a financial services provider where she was head of compliance. She brings over 20 years’ experience within the sector, particularly in analysing and solving dif...more

  • Michael Powell - Director

    Over the last 30 years, Michael has established himself as an expert in the provision of fiduciary services building lasting relationships with clients, their advisers and intermediaries. He takes pr...more

  • Steve Spybey - Finance Director

    Steve is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) and of the Institute of Directors (IoD)....more

  • Philip Taylor - Non-Executive Chairman

    Philip is a former Senior Partner of PwC Channel Islands and head of PwC’s global assurance inspection programme...more

  • Michel van Leeuwen - Group Chief Executive

    Michel has a proven and highly regarded track record in delivering growth, having held senior positions at numerous high profile financial services and fintech businesses ...more

  • Matthew Wilkinson - Director of Global Operations

    Matthew heads up the Business Enablement team responsible for IT as well as data management projects to streamline the infrastructure across our jurisdictions...more

  • Simon Page - Head of Funds

    Simon leads Hawksford’s fund services team and is responsible for managing divisional operations and the delivery of excellent client service to the business’s private equity and real estate clients....more