Author Archive: James Qualtrough

James Qualtrough (Jamesq) is the Founder and Editor of Isle News and is based on the Isle of Man. Isle News is a news site for the UK offshore jurisdictions of the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey.

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First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

First Names Group appoints new Chief Executive Officer

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Leading trust, fund, real estate and corporate services provider, First Names Group has promoted Mark Pesco to Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The appointment is effective immediately.   This change in leadership reflects the evolving needs of the business as it begins to consolidate after a period of accelerated expansion. Mark has taken up the reins as […]

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New change manager for Greenlight in Jersey

New change manager for Greenlight in Jersey

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Greenlight has appointed IT expert Thomas Sporle to join its team of change management experts, expanding its service offerings to financial firms in Jersey. Thomas comes to Greenlight from the finance industry, where he has worked with a number of Global Fund Administration firms, specialising in Fund Accounting system implementation and Real Estate and Private […]

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AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

AFM donates and fits fire alarm system at Air Search hangar

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Channel Islands Air Search (CIAS) has had an automatic fire alarm system donated and fitted throughout the hangar by facilities management company, AFM.  Mark Harrison, who has recently taken up the position of Chief Officer with the voluntary search and rescue charity said: ‘With the new aircraft scheduled to arrive next spring, we have been […]

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Shortlisted Nominees Announced for ICSA Jersey Awards 2016

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Judging has taken place for the ICSA Jersey Awards 2016 and the shortlisted nominees selected.  Competing for seven Awards, entries from individuals and teams representing the very best in the industry in 2015/2016 were received. The Jersey branch Council of ICSA:The Governance Institute is delighted to announce that the shortlisted organisations are: Bedell Fund Services; […]

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Global fintech expert joins Digital Jersey

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey has appointed a new Special Advisor to support its work developing a fintech industry for Jersey. Named one of the ‘Fintech Titans’ by NextBank, David Birch (Dave) is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He provides consultancy support to clients around the world, including all […]

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JT’s Data Centres and Cloud Service reach Information Security Management Standard

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

JT has announced that its Data Centre facilities and Cloud Service have achieved the internationally recognised Information Security Management certification,ISO/IEC 27001. To attain this important certification JT was required to demonstrate that its Data Centres and Cloud Service align with best practice around an effective Information Security Management System (ISMS). Adhering to the set of […]

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Ashburton Investments strengthens Jersey Board of Directors

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Tony Wilshin, Head of Operations, has been added to the Board of Ashburton (Jersey Limited) where he will play a crucial role in ensuring the business meets its strategic targets. Tony joined the company in 2014 and has been instrumental in implementing improved facilities and service excellence for Ashburton’s clients. As a Board member, he […]

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Global Fintech Expert Joins Digital Jersey

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Digital Jersey has appointed a new Special Advisor to support its work developing a fintech industry for Jersey. Named one of the ‘Fintech Titans’ by NextBank, David Birch (Dave) is a Director of Consult Hyperion, the technical and strategic consultancy that specialises in electronic transactions. He provides consultancy support to clients around the world, including […]

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New Chair for Lloyds Bank Foundation

| August 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Katie Le Quesne has been elected to succeed John Boothman as Chair of Lloyds Bank Foundation for the Channel Islands. Katie has a long history in the communications field as she is a former journalist who worked at both the Jersey Evening Post and Channel TV. She also set up and ran the States of […]

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Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results

| August 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

As Canaccord Genuity Group Inc. reports first quarter fiscal 2017 results, we are pleased to report that our Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management operations in the UK & Europe have continued to increase assets under management during the quarter in local currency terms, a testament to the world class product offering and commitment to clients demonstrated […]

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