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
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 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
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 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.