Ian Banneville Senior Trust Manager

Ian joined Imperium in 2018 having previously worked for international bank-owned trust companies and smaller independent licensed fiduciaries, dealing with both institutional and private clients. Ian is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and completed the Institute of Directors Diploma in 2013.  When not at work Ian enjoys spending time with his two boys, and is a motor sport enthusiast, both as a spectator and exercising his cars on race tracks.


Denise Cull Trust Manager

Denise began her career in the fiduciary industry in 1993, qualifying as a Trust and Estate Practioner in 2003.

Being raised in Guernsey she previously worked for both large global institutions as well as smaller independent organisations and is passionate about delivering excellent levels of customer service.

Outside of work Denise enjoys spending time with her husband and their three children and playing pool.


Tom Hamon Trust Manager

Tom joined Imperium in April 2019. Locally born and educated, he has 12 years’ experience in the fiduciary sector, and has worked for both large global institutions as well as smaller Guernsey based independent offices. Dealing with a variety of asset holding structures, Tom has particular experience and interest in UK commercial and residential property structuring, managing portfolios for clients based around the globe. He oversees a small team of trust professionals who administer a range of fiduciary structures and select pension products. In 2014 Tom qualified as a Certified Accounting Technician, and is currently studying towards a Diploma as a Trust & Estate Practitioner.

Debbie Ellis  Assistant Manager

Debbie began her career in the fiduciary industry in 1998, qualifying as a Trust and Estate Practitioner in 2008. Being born and raised in Guernsey, she previously worked for local corporate service providers dealing with a variety of asset holding structures but mostly those holding UK properties. She gained her ICA Advanced Certificate in Compliance in 2015 and has been involved with compliance since then. In her spare time Debbie enjoys spending time with her two young sons, reading, travelling and swimming.


Tom Stanley Assistant Manager

Tom joined Imperium in January 2019 and comes with over 10 years’ experience within the trust and company sector. Tom holds the full STEP Diploma in International Trust Management and the STEP Advanced Certificate in Trust Disputes. Tom’s area of expertise is mainly  international trust and company administration and has also dealt with multi-jurisdictional client portfolios. More recently Tom has been involved in a predominantly UK client base whilst dealing in requirements for the ever changing UK tax regulations. In his spare time when he isn’t spending it with his family, Tom enjoys a wide variety of sports as well as exploring his love for fine dining.

Jo Morgan Assistant Manager

Jo started a career in the finance industry in 2007, working for a small trust office for 11 years before joining Imperium in 2018. Working in a small office gave Jo the opportunity to learn a wide range of skills, and whilst she is experienced in administrating a wide range of structures, she is most interested in asset holding structures. Jo has achieved distinctions in the STEP Diploma in Trust Creation – Law and Practice, and the STEP Diploma in Company Law and Practice. Outside of work Jo is kept busy by her two children, and is also a qualified fitness instructor, teaching a wide range of fitness classes to the people of Guernsey.

Pam Van Huyssteen HR/ Senior Office Administrator

Pam joined Imperium in May 2014 and is one of our longest serving employees. A people person, Pam is an MOE Certified Coach and is currently completing the CIPD Certificate in Human Resources Practice. Pam has an array of OCR Secretarial qualifications and provides valuable office support to the directors and senior management. Pam has grown alongside the Company and manages a varied role combining various aspects of Office Administration together with Human Resources.

Born in South Africa, she enjoys exploring the Guernsey beaches with her active two year old son and loves the water