Our People

Dominic Wheatley

Chief Executive

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Dominic is Chief Executive of Guernsey Finance. His role includes business development and the promotion of Guernsey’s finance industry in the island’s target markets including Europe, the US and the emerging markets, and liaison with industry associations and government, both in Guernsey and further afield. Previously Chief Marketing Officer of the Willis Global Captive Practice and Managing Director of its Guernsey business, Dominic has more than 25 years of finance experience in London and, for the past 20 years in Guernsey. Dominic is a member of the Institute of Directors and serves as a non-executive director on a number of local boards. He is a fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute and holds an MBA from Warwick University.

Dr Andy Sloan

Deputy Chief Executive, Strategy

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Andy is responsible for the development of jurisdiction wide financial services strategy. He joined Guernsey Finance permanently on August 1st, 2018, following a six month part time secondment from the GFSC where he was Director of Financial Stability and International Policy Advisor. He was previously GIBA’s first technical advisor and prior to this was States Economist and Head of Policy & Research. He is a member of States’ advisory groups on international tax policy & Brexit and is a member of the The CityUK’s IRSG’s regulatory coherence working group and the BVCA’s Channel Islands Policy Group. Andy has a PhD in Macroeconomics and is a member of the Institute of Directors and Institute of Risk.

Barnaby Molloy

Marketing and Operations Director

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Barnaby joined Guernsey Finance in October 2016, focused on delivering a marketing strategy which can successfully promote and connect Guernsey as the leading finance sector in its chosen markets. Barnaby joins with over 10 years of international marketing experience across Digital and TV, having most recently worked as Head of Marketing in the UK for the world’s largest casino company.

James Crawford

International Business Development Director

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James has recently joined Guernsey Finance as International Business Development Director. He is responsible for implementing the business development strategy, which is to promote the island as a global finance specialist and connect Guernsey’s industry in its chosen target markets. James has more than 20 years' experience in the fiduciary sector, where he worked for international banks and independent trust companies based in the Channel Islands, Switzerland and the UAE

Wendy Weng

China Representative

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Wendy was appointed as Guernsey Finance's China Representative in 2007 and has headed up our Shanghai office ever since. She is responsible for leading and coordinating WE ARE GUERNSEY initiatives across Asia and is the main point of contact for Chinese firms and clients interested in Guernsey. She also assists in hosting and arranging meetings, seminars or events for Guernsey businesses visiting the region. Wendy was educated at university in Shanghai before gaining a degree in accounting and finance from Lancaster University. She previously worked as Government Affairs Executive for Hymall-Tesco and joined Guernsey Finance from being Business Development Manager for the regional economic development agency, One Northeast.

Christine Gill

London Representative

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Christine was appointed as Guernsey Finance's London Representative in 2019. Prior to this, she worked in investment funds, alternative asset and natural resources media. Christine is focused on communicating and marketing Guernsey as a domicile and destination for Investment funds and private wealth funds based in the UK. She will be leading and coordinating WE ARE GUERNSEY initiatives across the City of London and the UK. Christine is the main point of contact for London firms and clients interested in Guernsey. She will be responsible for disseminating the island’s sector messages and technical policy through industry research, meetings and events. Christine will be hosting targeted sector dinners, sector series briefings as well representing Guernsey at industry events. Christine was educated at university in London gaining a degree in Contemporary Politics and History from Queen Mary University of London.

Dorothy Kwok

Asia Pacific Representative

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Dorothy was appointed as Guernsey Finance's Hong Kong Representative in January 2018. Based in Hong Kong and she will act as the main point of contact for Hong Kong and clients interested in Guernsey. She will assist in hosting and arranging meetings, seminars or events for Guernsey businesses visiting the region. Dorothy is fully-qualified with the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and she is responsible to promote Guernsey's financial service industry in her home market.

Louise Bougourd

Middle East Consultant

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With 17 years Regulatory experience in the Investment Business Devision of the Guernsey Financial Services Commission and prior industry experience in the Fiduciary sector in Guernsey and Gibraltar, Louise brings a wealth of experience to her role in the Middle East for We Are Guernsey. In addition to the role, Louise is currently the Chair of Standard Chartered Trust Guernsey as well as providing consultancy services across management, regulatory and governance fields.

Dominique Ogier

Head of Creative

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Dominique is the Head of Creative at Guernsey Finance and is is responsible for the brand identity, the development of marketing strategy, digital platforms and advertising across all all our jurisdictions. Dominique joined in 2015 after four years as a Graphic Designer for an award winning local design studio where she created advertising and branding for countless local and global brands.

Petrina Le Vallois

Head of Technical

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Petrina joined Guernsey Finance in July 2019 after a lengthy career in Fiduciary and Family Office and with experience in Regulation. She is responsible for contributing to development of Guernsey's strategy for financial services, liaison with government, industry and regulatory members regarding technical developments and monitoring international developments which effect Guernsey's Finance Industry.

Emily Wild

Events Manager

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Emily joined Guernsey Finance in December 2016 and currently works as the Events Manager. She is responsible for the project management of the organisation’s annual events programme ensuring it meets strategic objectives and is in line with the agency mission, as well as reporting on the planning, production and execution of Guernsey Finance events and 3rd party conferences. Emily holds a Diploma in Event Management as well as the PRINCE2 Practitioner Certificate in Project Management. Prior to joining the company, Emily spent three years managing fundraising events for locally based charity, Hope for a Child.

James Falla

Communications Manager

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James joined Guernsey Finance in January 2018 after a long career in newspaper journalism in the island. He spent 25 years in total (over two spells) at the Guernsey Press, and also edited monthly Channel Islands business magazine Business Brief for five years. He has a wide range of contacts in Guernsey financial services. He also spent two years in a communications and media role at the States of Guernsey.

Matt Nichols

Senior Communications Executive

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Matt is a member of the Communications team, working alongside James Falla in handling media enquiries, looking after the WeAreGuernsey newsroom and posting on social media. He graduated from university in 2009 and before returning to Guernsey and joining Guernsey Finance in 2016, he worked in the media departments of two Premier League football clubs, freelanced at a London newspaper, worked at the Guernsey Press and broadcasted live football commentary for BBC radio.

Sebastian Golland

Design Executive

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Sebastian joined Guernsey Finance in September 2017 after graduating from Edge Hill University, and currently works as a Design Executive within the design team. He is responsible for working on the brand throughout the company, from marketing materials and the website to bespoke event imagery and conference stand panels.

Jodie London

Accounts Executive

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Jodie is working in our accounts department. Currently studying for her CAT qualification, Jodie is a keen member of the organisation and plays a key part in our day-to-day operations.

Cara-Leah McKay

Events Executive

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Cara-Leah joined Guernsey Finance in November 2018 and currently works as a Events Executive within the Events Team. She is responsible for the logistics of third party and WE ARE GUERNSEY events, conferences and seminars. Prior to joining the company, Cara worked for TISE within their Risk, Regulation and Compliance Department. She has a degree in History and Business & Management from Bath Spa University.

Tonicha Ward

Digital Marketing Executive

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Tonicha joined Guernsey Finance in September 2018 as a Digital Marketing Assistant and has since completed a level 5 diploma at distinction level, awarded by the Digital Marketing Institute. She is responsible for developing digital marketing strategies, reporting on digital performance, managing email marketing and the company social media profiles, maintaining the website, managing the CRM as well as putting together marketing campaigns for WE ARE GUERNSEY events. Prior to joining the company, she worked at Specsavers in the Finance Customer Response department where she gained a qualification in Communication with the Institute of Customer Service.

Cherie-Mache Du Plessis Renouf

PA to Dominic Wheatley

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Cherie was appointed as the Personal Assistant to Dominic Wheatley in early 2019. Originally from South Africa, Cherie is a highly organised individual who is also responsible for the day to day running of the operations of Guernsey Finance, monitoring the admin team and corporate travel.

Franette de Garis

Business Development Assistant

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Franétte de Garis has recently been appointed as Business Development Support to the International Business Development Director. Originally from South Africa, Franétte’s background is in Hospitality Management and Personal Assistant at a Private Equity firm. Franétte is a highly organised individual with extensive events management background and assists the Business Development Team in the organising of all the Roadshows that Guernsey Finance undertakes.

Claire Bishop

Administration Assistant

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Claire joined Guernsey Finance in July 2017 and is Administration Assistant to Fabienne Bourgaize. She joins us after many years of Administration experience in the Finance Industry.

Brandon Ashplant

Technical Graduate Trainee

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Brandon joined the Strategy and Technical team as graduate trainee following graduation from The University of Manchester in July, 2019 with a BA(Economic and Social Studies) (Joint Hons) Business Studies and Politics. He works closely with Dr Andy Sloan (Deputy CEO, Strategy) and Petrina Le Vallois (Head of Technical), and liaises with both government and industry, to assist in the technical devising of jurisdictional-wide strategy.

Emily Lowe

Graduate Trainee - Events

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Emily joined Guernsey Finance in October 2019 and currently works as an Events Graduate Trainee. She is responsible for the logistics of third party and WE ARE GUERNSEY events, conferences and seminars. Prior to joining the company, Emily studied at the University of Exeter where she graduated in July 2019 with a BSc in Psychology (Hons).