GIFA has eight committees that report to the Executive Committee as can be seen in the structure chart. The names of the committees and their chairs can be seen below.
All Sub-Committees meet on an ad hoc basis
Chair of the Compliance Committee
Tony joined Ipes in 2014 and is Group Head of Compliance and Risk.
As Group Head of Compliance and Risk, Tony is responsible for the overall management of the Compliance and Risk functions across Ipes’ regulated business. Tony sits on several Compliance and Risk committees which deal with a wide variety of multi jurisdictional industry issues.
Prior to joining Ipes, Tony worked as a Compliance Director within a Guernsey trust company. He also has previous experience working as a Senior Compliance Officer at BNP Paribas, Royal Bank of Scotland International and Zurich Financial Services.
Tony is a member of a number of Compliance Officer Associations and through qualification is a Fellow of the International Compliance Association.
Chair of the Custodian Committee
Gregory became chair of the Custodian and Depository Committee in 2018.
He joined Northern Trust in 2013 and currently heads up the Custody, Depositary and Trustee business units servicing private and corporate clients of Northern Trust (Guernsey) Limited. He also holds a number of directorship and committee appointments across Northern Trust EMEA. Gregory has accumulated over 10 years experience within the financial services industry covering the fund administration, custodian and trustee sectors. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and the Institute of Directors.
Chair of the Education Sub Committee
Linda Ogier has over 20 years experience in the finance industry and is Head of Fund Administration Services for J.P. Morgan in Guernsey. Linda is an Associate of the Institute of Financial Services and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Linda has been a member of the GIFA Education Sub-Committee since November 2013 and was appointed chair of the Committee in June 2017.
Chair of the Fund Administration Sub Committee
James Tracey is the Managing Director for JTC (Guernsey) Limited and also has a seat on JTC’s Institutional Client Services (ICS) Board.
Chair of the Marketing and Events Sub Committee
Robin Fuller incorporated Guernsey Funds Consultancy Limited (‘GFC’) in April, 2014. Prior to incorporating GFC Mr Fuller held a number of positions as managing director of fund management and fund administration companies including Rothschild Asset Management (CI) Limited in Guernsey and an appointment as Director of Rothschild Asset Management Limited, London.
He has over thirty five years of experience of fund management and fund administration. Mr Fuller is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (Institute of Financial Services) and a Fellow of The Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. His directorships include non-executive directorships of a number of leading Fund groups and fund management companies.
Chair of the NED Committee
Mike was employed by the Eurostep Group, an industrial and financial services group, until he retired from his role at the end of June 2014. Prior to that he was a Managing Director of Close Fund Services Limited until May 2006 having joined them from Rothschild Asset Management (C.I.) Limited in June 1985. He is a non-executive director of a number of Guernsey based mutual fund companies and investment companies based in Guernsey. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors, is a past Chairman of the Guernsey Investment Fund Association (“GIFA”) and acts as a consultant to GIFA.
Chair of the Principal Managers Committee
Trina is a director of Fund Administration for Apax Partners, Guernsey having joined in 2012. Previously she was 2nd Vice President, Private Equity and Fund Accounting Company for Northern Trust, Guernsey.
She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and holds the Institute of Directors Diploma in Company Direction.
Chair of the Technical Committee
Haley has worked in Guernsey’s finance industry since 2001 and specialises in the corporate secretarial, establishment and ongoing technical needs of complex fund and fiduciary structures across a wide range of asset classes.