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Jersey Finance is proud to partner with Praxis to host a private wealth-themed event in Hong Kong SAR. The event, led by Maria McDermott, our Business Development Consultant – Asia, and Dan Toft, Director and Senior Executive Officer, UAE, at Praxis, focusses on Jersey as a jurisdiction for private wealth, the technical aspects of the different types of trust structures available in Jersey, and an overview of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment considerations.

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Maria McDermott › Business Development Consultant – Asia, Jersey Finance
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Maria is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and an associate member of the Chartered Governance Institute.

Born in Jersey, she has over twenty years’ experience working in the international finance industry and is experienced in investment funds, private wealth, compliance, risk management and project management.

She has been based in Asia for the last ten years having transferred to Hong Kong from Ogier Fiduciary Services Jersey to develop the fiduciary services business in Hong Kong. During her time in Asia she has also worked for various listed entities and financial service providers in Singapore and Shanghai, and is now based full time in Shanghai.

Prior to her time in Asia she spent over ten years working for a number of law firms and fiduciary service providers in Jersey.


Dan Toft

Dan Toft Director and Senior Executive Officer, Praxis

Born and educated in Jersey, Dan has almost 25 years’ experience providing offshore and onshore fiduciary services within the private wealth and corporate services industry.
He spent the first 20 years of his career in Jersey prior to moving to Dubai with Praxis in late 2019, where he leads the Praxis team in the UAE.
Throughout his career he has specialised in wealth structuring for HNW and UHNW families looking to safeguard wealth for future generations.
Dan has been a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners since 2006.

Yvonne Leung

Yvonne Leung Managing Director and Head of Managed Solutions, J.P. Morgan Private Bank

Yvonne Leung is a Managing Director and Head of Managed Solutions at J.P. Morgan Private Bank in Asia. Based in Hong Kong, she serves as an impactful partner who works closely with Advisors and Portfolio Management teams in delivering core multi-asset managed solutions to clients and prospects in the region.
Prior to joining J.P. Morgan, she spent six years at Goldman Sachs in Asia as an Executive Director in the Portfolio Management Group (PMG). Yvonne was a founding member of the Asia PMG team, which covers clients across different parts of Asia (ex. Japan). She interfaced directly with clients and advisors on investment philosophy, asset allocation, tactical views and portfolio customization. She was also responsible for overseeing trade execution and conducting portfolio reviews. Prior to that, she held various roles at HSBC Private Bank. She possesses more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry.

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