By Howard Mutti-Mewse

ZEDRA, the independent global specialist in Trust, Corporate and Fund services have promoted Ryan Taylor from associate director to director role. The advancement in title is in line with ZEDRA’s strategic plan to grown the firm’s Funds team and comes after Ryan has shown incredible tenacity and business acumen over the past 18-months.

Ryan’s growing responsibilities will involve working more closely with the entire global team of directors across a range of Funds related projects, as well as continuing to manage the Group’s Funds Systems from the Jersey office.

“This is a well deserved recognition of the contribution Ryan has made to the business to date,” said Robert Lucas, ZEDRA Director, Jersey. “Ryan is also being promoted to the board of our regulated entity ZEDRA Fund Services Limited. Ryan’s willingness and technical expertise to find solutions, and his ability to take on responsibility in a calm and thoughtful manner are great assets to our funds business, and greatly appreciated by the board”.

Ryan said: “As a director, I’m looking forward to continuing to build effective relationships with the team and supporting them with their funds needs. I am in a privileged position to support the business through some of its most rewarding times, and relish the opportunity of delivering my earned experience on an even more direct level.”

Ryan Taylor, a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants, has brought a wealth of experience to ZEDRA since joining early last year.

Ryan continued: “The funds landscape is always changing, and more recently, we’ve seen new technological advancements in the market, so I’m excited to be working to help support ZEDRA with practical solutions in order to allow our firm to grow.”

Ivo Hemelraad, ZEDRA Group Director Corporate, Funds & Legal, said: “Ryan has worked really hard to achieve his promotion and deserves his place as Director in our successful and growing corporate funds team.