Guernsey Finance Industry Update

Thursday 19 January 2023

Industry Update 2023

07:30AM

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Check-In open

Arrival via side doors into Foyer

07:45AM

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Doors open

Take seats in Whittaker Hall

07:50AM

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Check-In Closed

Any late check-ins can access Whittaker Hall via the main front doors

8:00AM

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Welcome & introduction

Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

We Are Guernsey

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Rupert Pleasant

Chief Executive

We Are Guernsey


Welcome & introduction

Rupert moved to Guernsey as a boy and was educated in the island. His career in financial services has taken him around the globe, beginning in London, moving onto Hong Kong, Cape Town, Zurich and Geneva, before returning to Guernsey. His background is in private banking and trust and corporate services, where he has held a number of senior management roles in global companies. As well as an MBA from the University of Cape Town, Rupert holds a law degree, and is a member of STEP, CISI and the Institute of Directors. Rupert sits on a number of local government and industry committees, and represents Guernsey at TheCityUK, BVCA and AIC. In his spare time, Rupert is Chairman of the Guernsey Rugby Academy.

8:10AM

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Strategy & Technical Panel Session

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Strategy & Technical Panel Session

Moderator

Stephanie Glover (Moderator)

Head of Sustainable Finance

We Are Guernsey

Panellists

Josephine Bush

Sustainable Finance Strategic Advisor

We Are Guernsey

Mark Elliott

Chair

Guernsey International Insurance Association (GIIA)

Rhona Humphreys

Compliance & Operations Director

Imperium Trust Company Limited

Jo Peacegood

Chair

Guernsey Investment & Funds Association (GIFA)

08:30AM

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Business Development Panel Session

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Business Development Panel Session

Moderator

Rosie Allsopp (Moderator)

Communications Director

We Are Guernsey

Panellists

Jonny Gamble

United States Representative

We Are Guernsey

Jo Kitcat

UK Representative

We Are Guernsey

William Lewis

UK Insurance Representative

We Are Guernsey

Grant McLeod

South Africa Representative

We Are Guernsey

Aaron Russell-Davison

Middle East Representative

We Are Guernsey

09:10AM

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Closing Remarks

Lyndon Trott

Chairman

Guernsey Finance

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Lyndon Trott

Chairman

Guernsey Finance


Closing Remarks

Lyndon has been chairman of Guernsey Finance for the past six years, having joined the board in 2013. He has been a member of Guernsey's Parliamentary Assembly for over 20 years and was Guernsey’s "Chancellor" between 2004-2008 and served as the Chief Minister between 2008 – 2012, becoming the youngest holder of that position to date. He also held the role of the States’ Deputy Chief Minister between 2016 and 2020. Lyndon is currently a non-executive director of separate service providers specialising in Discretionary fund management, Private Equity fund administration, investment reporting and advisory services and pensions. He is also the chairman of the General Partner of several unlisted private equity investment companies.

9:20AM

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Refreshments

Refreshments, bacon rolls & pastries upstairs

10:00AM

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Event close