This year marks the 60th anniversary of Jersey’s finance industry when in 1961 it began its journey from exporting financial expertise and intellectual capital to becoming the world award-winning international finance centre of today. So, what lies ahead for the next 60 years?
Moderated by Claire Lyons, this thought-provoking session explored the insights and views of our expert panel on the key challenges and opportunities the industry will have to face, how customer expectations have evolved, and how we can continue to successfully stay in tune with the global sentiment.
A copy of the Global Jersey presentation slides can be found here.
Jackie Videgrain Chief Risk Officer, VP Risk, Jersey, Butterfield Bank
With 35 years’ industry experience, Jackie joined Butterfield as Chief Risk Officer in January 2020. She sits on the Jersey Executive Committee and is a voting member of CI & UK Credit Committee responsible for the decision making of local credit facilities and is an integral part of the Bank's credit risk assessment process. Jackie has extensive and diverse experience, including in treasury, business development and strategic planning, operations, risk and compliance, and project management. She has previously held roles at JTC, Minerva Financial Services Limited and Equity Trust. At Butterfield, Jackie is responsible for providing the information required to facilitate completion of board, head office and regulatory returns as well as ensuring an effective process is maintained in the operational risk, credit Risk and business continuity risk of the bank. Jackie is the holder of a STEP diploma with distinction and a member of CISI.
Henry Baye Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Jersey
Henry Baye is Chief Executive Officer of Standard Chartered Jersey. Appointed to the role in 2019, he is responsible for the overall country strategy for the Bank in Jersey, which serves clients from Retail Banking and Private Banking segments. Prior to this, he was Head of Retail Banking, Ghana and West Africa in the Bank. Henry has over 22 years’ experience across Distribution, Wealth Management and Personal Lending. Henry started his banking career as an International Graduate with Standard Chartered. He has also held leadership roles in Barclays Bank Ghana and Universal Merchant Bank Ghana. At Standard Chartered, he has focused on delivering a wide range of initiatives for Ghana and the West Africa region, having led transformation projects and the launch of Standard Chartered’s first ever Digital Bank in Cote d’Ivoire. Henry graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Cape Coast and holds an MBA from University of Ghana.
Steve Meiklejohn Partner, Ogier
Steve has been a partner at the firm since 1988. He is qualified under the laws of Jersey, the British Virgin Islands and England and Wales, and is also a Notary Public. Steve is a member of the highly experienced Private Wealth team, offering bespoke and tailored structuring solutions to ultra-high net families. Steve acts for a range of international high net worth private clients in relation to their estate planning and trust and fiduciary structures. In addition, utilising Steve's long experience in advising trustees and other fiduciaries on their legal obligations, Steve has a portfolio of trusteeships for high net worth clients of Ogier. Steve has been recognised in Who's Who Legal's Global Elite Thought Leader's list from 2017 to 2020. This list highlights the most highly regarded private client advisers in the world and Steve is recognised as one of their five leading offshore practitioners.