Bedell Trust in Jersey has appointed Victor Ho as Head of Asia Pacific.
In his new role, Victor will lead the development of Bedell Trust’s services to clients based in Asia including those with family and business connections in the UK and Europe.
In his new role, Victor will lead the development of Bedell Trust’s services to clients based in Asia including those with family and business connections in the UK and Europe. He has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry focusing on wealth management and estate planning for Chinese corporates and high net worth individuals, including work on the foreign listing of Chinese companies, immigration to the UK and the acquisition of UK businesses and property. Victor has an extensive network of intermediary contacts in Hong Kong, Singapore, Shanghai and other key financial centres.
Nick Cawley, CEO of Bedell Trust, said, ‘We are delighted to welcome Victor at a time when there are growing business opportunities in the trust and wealth management sector for the firm throughout the Asian marketplace.
Victor’s extensive experience in Asia, his specialist network of contacts in both Hong Kong and mainland China and his in depth knowledge of the region, adds value to our client offering and enhances our multi jurisdictional capabilities.’
Commenting on his appointment, Victor added, ‘The Asian market continues to offer enormous potential for growth. Bedell Trust is perfectly placed to provide services to this market based on its high standard of services recognised by professionals, strong connections and increasing presence.’
Victor was born in Hong Kong and graduated with an honours degree in Accounting, Finance and Economics in 1991. He trained with KPMG in Jersey and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995. Prior to joining Bedell, Victor was a director of a trust company in Jersey where he focused on the Asian markets. Victor was responsible for incorporating the first Jersey company with a Chinese name in January 2006. Victor is fluent in English, Cantonese and Mandarin.