Herald Trust Company Ltd., part of the Herald Group, has recently appointed three long-serving finance professionals to its board of directors.
Peter Shirreffs, the former regional director of NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland International, has been appointed as chairman of Herald Group and Herald Trust Company. Peter brings to Herald over 20 years' experience in offshore financial services.
A Fellow and past president of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Peter serves several companies in both an executive and non-executive capacity; he also acts as a management consultant in the island.
Originally from Scotland, Peter lives in St. Brelade with his wife and two daughters. He is actively involved in local charities, and has judged the Jersey Enterprise Awards for the past seven years.
In addition, Angus Taylor, formerly the deputy chief executive of Kleinwort Benson Group and managing director of Kleinwort Benson (CI) Limited, joins Herald Trust as managing director as well as joining the Herald Group board as a director.
Angus's thirty years regulated financial services experience is extensive having held senior trust, banking and investment roles in Jersey, Guernsey and the UK. Angus holds an MBA in Financial Services, a DipFS and ACIB (Trustee) from the IFS and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Angus moved to Jersey from Cheshire in the mid seventies and now resides in St. Brelade with his wife and two children.
Finally, Charlotte Eastwood has joined the Herald Trust Company board as director of risk and compliance. Charlotte, who is a qualified English solicitor, has extensive on and off-island corporate governance and risk management expertise, initially gained through her roles when working in two FTSE 250 public companies. She was previously employed as a senior manager in the corporate governance team at PwC Legal, and, closer to home, as Head of Secretariat for the Kleinwort Benson Group based out of Jersey.
Charlotte is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and serves on the Jersey ICSA Council.
Living in the parish of Grouville, Charlotte was recently a committee member on Jersey’s Liberation Music Festival.
Herald Trust was established in 1986, and remains an independent trust and company administration business and is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission.