GROUP MANAGING DIRECTOR
Simon is the founder and Group Managing Director of Lancaster Trustees and is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant. He has over 25 years’ experience in the finance industry and specialises in all aspects of managing structures for ultra high net worth individuals, with particular emphasis on PTCs, aviation, shipping and trading companies and serves on the board of a number of client companies.
MANAGING DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT SERVICES
After working as a Senior Analyst at the GFSC, in 2006 Paul joined broker and wealth manager Ravenscroft and became Chief Operating Officer in 2009. He has previously served as a Non-Executive Director of a CI-listed closed-end UK Property Fund and was heavily involved in the launch of the CI Property Fund. He is Managing Director of Lancaster Investment Services and a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
DIRECTOR & GROUP FINANCIAL CONTROLLER
Elaine joined Lancaster in 2011 as a Client Accountant. She has nearly 20 years’ experience in the finance industry having previously worked as a Trust Manager at Rawlinson & Hunter and then as Head of Finance for the Guernsey office of Private Equity firm, Partners Group. She has worked on bespoke structures for high net worth individuals and on family office arrangements with complex accounting treatments. Elaine holds an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business, awarded by ACCA, and is approaching full ACCA qualification.
Roy, who has over 30 years’ experience in the finance industry, joined Lancaster in 2016. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers and Lybrand (now PwC) in Nottingham before moving to Guernsey in 1986 to take up a position with BDO Carnabys (now Deloitte). He subsequently moved to Saffery Champness where he worked 23 years in the Audit Department, 20 of which as Audit Partner, where his client base included listed companies, captive insurance companies, funds and fund managers, fiduciary companies and family offices.
DIRECTOR, INVESTMENT SERVICES
Chris is a director of a number of Guernsey funds and investment companies and has held management positions with Bank of Bermuda, the Jardine Matheson Group and Fortis. In 1999 he joined the Edmond de Rothschild Group and became Managing Director in 2008 until 2013, when he joined Lancaster Investment Services. Chris is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
David joined Lancaster Guernsey in 2010 and holds the position of Group Consultant of Lancaster Investment Services and Lancaster Trustees. He acts as a consultant to Ravenscroft and is Chairman of their investment committee after previously serving as the group’s Chief Operating Officer. A former RAF fighter pilot, David was awarded the OBE in 2006 for his leadership of Eurofighter Typhoon entry-into-service operations.