Guernsey Finance has announced that Lyndon Trott will be its new Chairman from 1 December 2015.
Guernsey Finance’s remit is to market Guernsey as an independent international finance centre on the world stage.
Lyndon commented on his appointment:
“Guernsey has a very strong offer – quality, stability, expertise and substance. Our banking sector remains strong, we’re a world leader in insurance and trusts and we have a powerful funds sector that drives investment into the UK and Europe. Guernsey is a genuine centre of excellence but we are not complacent – it’s a competitive world, and Guernsey will stay competitive and sharpen its elbows to make sure we keep attracting world-class business to the Island. Guernsey is very much open for business.”
Elected as Guernsey’s first Treasury Minister in 2004, Lyndon progressed to become the jurisdiction’s youngest and longest-serving Chief Minister to date in 2008, a position he held until 2012. He has combined his 16-year political career with 30 years in the financial services sector. A former City trader specialising in proprietary foreign exchange, he is now an independent non-executive director sitting on the boards of a leading Guernsey-based fiduciary company, the world’s largest independent private equity and real estate fund administrator and an AIM-traded private equity fund. He has been a Guernsey Finance board member since 2013.
We look forward to working with Lyndon and the Guernsey Finance team in the future.