ZEDRA promotes Elaine Kennedy to Managing Director in Guernsey

03 October 2022

ZEDRA today announces the appointment of Elaine Kennedy as Managing Director of its Guernsey Office.

Elaine has over 23 years of experience in the financial services sector, joining ZEDRA in 2005 where she was instrumental in establishing ZEDRA as a leading provider of employee benefit and share ownership trusts, alongside her expertise in corporate and private family trust structures. She is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an advisory panel member for leading share plan industry bodies.

Elaine will report to Steven Bowen in his role as Head of Channel Islands.

Elaine’s appointment comes alongside Nick Slinn’s, who has also been promoted to Deputy Managing Director. Nick who has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector joined the firm in 2019 following the acquisition of Interben Trustees Limited in Guernsey that year, a company providing trustee and administration services to multinationals to support their international pension plans and which was led by Nick at the time.

Nicola Brown will assume overall responsibility for the Share Incentive business, having been a key part of the ZEDRA Guernsey team for nearly 13 years.

Steven Bowen, ZEDRA Head of Channel Islands, comments: “These appointments will strengthen ZEDRA’s strong heritage in Guernsey, which is a key jurisdiction for ZEDRA and our clients. Both Elaine, Nick and Nicola have a deep understanding of our client needs. Their hard work and dedication have significantly contributed to the firm’s growth and we are delighted to have this success reflected in these promotions”

Elaine Kennedy, ZEDRA Guernsey Managing Director comments: “It is a pleasure to take on the leadership of ZEDRA’s Guernsey office at this exciting time. With strong leadership in place and deep-seated technical expertise throughout the organization, ZEDRA is well positioned to build on its impressive growth. I’m excited to continue supporting the firm’s commitment to being a consistent partner to our clients in my new role.”