Area of expertise

  • Private client business development
  • New business onboarding
  • Managing Complex private client structures/relationships including All types of trusts , foundations and company administration
  • 20 years + experience travelling to and looking after clients from Middle East & East, West and Southern Africa
  • Real estate, residential and commercial
  • Banking (20 years as banker focused on the international UHNW, HNW sectors,, banking investments and lending
  • US Foreign grantor Trusts


Is his role, Gerry manages a team who administer private wealth structures for Private clients with a focus  the Middle East, Asia and Africa.Responsible for the development of new business and overseeing the onboarding of that business  Gerry brings over 35 years’ experience in the banking and trust sector, having held a number of senior positions in global companies across the UK, Jersey and Guernsey.

Qualifications and memberships

  • Chartered Banker (Institute of bankers, Scotland)
  • Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (England & Wales)
  • BSc (hons) in Financial Services
  • Diploma in Trust and Estate Practice
  • CFA UK Investment management certificate
  • International Compliance Association Certificate in Anti Money Laundering 

Notable achievements

  • Outside of work Gerry enjoys spending time tending to his orchard producing 1500kg of organic apples every autumn.

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