Business Development Director
John specialises in the establishment of Offshore Wealth Management and Estate Planning Structures for HNW individuals, with particular focus on those who are connected to the UK, Eastern Europe or East Asia. With an extensive network of professional contacts, his role also involves identifying and developing new business opportunities in these regions.
He has also developed the first of its kind digital escrow product specifically for the purchase and sale of cryptocurrencies within a fully regulated environment, and closely follows developments within the digital asset community including; Stable Coins, Token Money, Initial Coin Offerings and Blockchain.
John’s expertise has been recognised by the industry, having been named in Citywealth’s Honours List in 2015 as well as appearing on Citywealth’s Leaders List of Prominent Trustees since 2011. He is a member of the Society of Trustee and Estate Practitioners (STEP), the Institute of Directors (IOD) and the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI). He also holds the Securities Institute Advice Certificate, and the Certificate of Guernsey Financial Advice Standards in Securities and Packaged Products.
John has 30 years’ experience in the finance industry. Before joining ZEDRA, John spent 13 years as a Private Client Director within the Guernsey Trust team of one of the largest banks in the world. Throughout his career, John has travelled extensively, covering a number of countries in the Far East, the Middle East, South America, Canada and Europe.”