GIFA has seven 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
Stephen is Chief Executive of Liberum Wealth. Prior to Liberum, Stephen established and led Walkers’ Channel Islands Regulatory & Risk Advisory Group following its merger with Guernsey law firm AO Hall, where he worked for over 12 years. His practice there included all aspects of financial services regulation and he was ranked as a rising star by Legal 500.
Stephen was called to the Bar of England & Wales in 2008 with a Harmsworth Scholarship, he holds an LLB from the College of Law and a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Exeter
Chair of the Education Committee
Jason Liddy is an Executive Director and Head of Alternative Operations at HSBC Management (Guernsey) Limited. Jason is a Chartered Accountant (ICAEW) and Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (FCSI) with seventeen years’ offshore experience specialising in funds and investments, most recently with Kleinwort Benson.
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 Managers' Committee
Ben joined Ravenscroft in 2008, having previously worked for Brewin Dolphin, Guernsey since 2001. Prior to that, he worked for Assicurazioni Generali. He is a director of Ravenscroft Investment Management having founded the team with Mark Bousfield. He has primary responsibility for global equity mandates and the Ravenscroft Global Blue Chip Fund. Ben was educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey and Nottingham Trent University; he is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds the CISI Diploma.
Chair of the NED Committee
Charlotte Denton is a C-Suite executive, pension scheme trustee, founder and currently a Guernsey based non-executive Director with decades of experience of leading regulated businesses in Guernsey and London and fourteen years of serving as a Director. Internationally networked in the private client and family office sector and, through trustee roles for clients and pension schemes, have demonstrated skills in investment oversight. Strategic thinking and financial skills have added value across diverse organisations and locations from preparing a strategy to enter Asia for a NYSE listed American bank to growing a property development start up that she co-owned.
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.