James joined Trireme in 2014 having already spent over 10 years in financial services. His career commenced in personal and private banking before he became a regulated independent mortgage consultant with a group of Chartered Financial Planners in the UK. He ultimately entered the specialist area of International Trusts and Pensions in 2009, focusing on strategies for non-resident US taxpayers and non-resident UK pension scheme members, with one of the Channel Island’s largest privately owned fiduciary services companies where he was the head of the firm’s New Business Team.
James has spoken at many international pension and tax seminars, for all levels of qualified tax and financial advisors as well as private clients, on highly tax technical matters across a variety of topics.
Anna joined the PraxisIFM Group in 2003 and is a director of both the Guernsey-based and Malta-based pension companies.
With 19 years’ experience in financial services, Anna specialises in technical analysis and product development for domestic and international pension solutions.
Prior to joining PraxisIFM, Anna spent nine years working as a project analyst and in-house legal and technical officer for two major international long-term insurance providers with particular focus on product development and compliance in the international trust, pension and insurance markets. She has a post graduate diploma in law from Nottingham Law School.
Andrea read for a degree in psychology at the University of Malta and graduated with honours in 2006. He then joined one of Malta’s leading insurance companies where he worked for six years in the medical insurance sector. He was involved in numerous activities including policy drafting and software development.
During this time, Andrea obtained an advanced diploma in insurance from the Chartered Insurance Institute and qualified as a Chartered Insurer; he is also a Senior Member of the Malta Insurance Institute.
Andrea joined the PraxisIFM Group in 2012 to assist with the development of our Maltese pension administration services.
After completing his PhD in retailing at Nottingham University, Simon joined the PraxisIFM Group in 1992. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994 winning the prize for the highest scoring Channel Islands student in his final exams. Since that time he has been involved in many aspects of the offshore financial services sector.
A director of several Guernsey companies including a large private property company and formerly of the Guernsey Housing Association LBG, he has been responsible for managing many corporate and property transactions.
Simon was a member of the Technical Sub-Committee of the Guernsey Society of Chartered and Certified Accountants. He acts and has acted as chairman of the Audit and Remuneration committees of a variety of companies both quoted and unquoted.
Kayleigh was born and educated in Guernsey. After leaving the College of Further Education with a BTEC in Business Studies, Kayleigh joined Close Brothers’ fiduciary team and worked with a portfolio of clients covering trusts and companies. During that time, Close developed their pension business and Kayleigh was instrumental in building the team, developing introducer and client relationships and establishing the administration function.
After eight years, Kayleigh spent 14 months travelling during which time she volunteered in various projects including replantation of trees in Borneo and working for the Wild Life Foundation Farms helping to re-habilitate animals in to the wild.
In 2013, Kayleigh joined Confiance Pension Services Limited and now manages the administration team. She has a wealth of experience in the Guernsey and offshore pension market and has developed relationships with a number of international IFA Groups.
Richard started his career with HM Revenue and Customs in 1986, leaving after three years to enter private practice. In 2003, Richard became Partner in Mazars LLP, leading their tax practice across the North of England.
During his time with Mazars, Richard established and led their tax investigation practice, which gave him valuable insight into HMRC strategy and practice. He also acted for a large range of private individuals, and often their business interests too.
An expert in offshore pension structures, Richard is often asked to present on offshore structures and pensions. His breadth of knowledge of the UK tax system aligned to his experience in offshore planning is invaluable in his role with Trireme.
Richard is responsible for the promotion and marketing of Trireme in Europe alongside his technical duties.
Darren joined Trireme Pensions Services following the recent acquisition of Confiance Pension Services Limited where he had been employed since April 2012 to develop and lead the pensions operation.
Prior to this, Darren was head of Pensions Administration for a large independent trust company and specialised in technical analysis and product development in the international pensions solutions arena. Darren brings a wealth of financial services experience with him having previously acted as Compliance Officer for a major international bank and having held relationship management roles in both public and private banking institutions.
Nick heads up PraxisIFM Malta and joined the Group in 1999. In 2008 he relocated from Guernsey to Malta to head up the Maltese office where he has overall responsibility for the development of the Maltese based operations.
Since joining the Group he has taken a leading role in the development of systems and has been instrumental in the design of our specialist proprietary software. He has been actively involved in a wide range of clients investing through a range of structures and domiciles into a broad spectrum of asset classes including property, equity, private equity, bonds and funds of hedge funds. Nick is a director of a number of collective investment schemes.
Nick previously worked for PKF in Guernsey and he trained with Deloitte, Haskins & Sells and subsequently qualified as a Certified Accountant
James joined Trireme in July 2015 as Director of Operations based in the Malta office. He is responsible for overseeing, developing and running the pension administration function that has an international client base utilising a range of personal and occupational pension plans established under trust as well as under contractual arrangements.
James has over 20 years pensions administration experience both in the UK, Channel Islands and Malta. Prior to relocating to Malta he was the Pensions Administration Director for a respected pension and benefits company based in Guernsey and has significant experience in the administration of International Pension Plans, QROPS and QNUPS arrangements.
In addition, James has been actively involved with the development of the specialist pension administration software used by Trireme.