Intertrust in Jersey has appointed an experienced director in its Performance & Reward Management team.

Melissa McConnell joins Intertrust as a client director, heading up the Deferred Compensation team. She will manage a range of client portfolios, providing trustee and administration services to those clients that are required to defer their bonuses for regulatory or company specific reasons.

The team's clients include asset managers, private equity companies, hedge funds, private companies and large listed companies. In addition to this, Ms McConnell will develop the team's service offering further and undertake business development.

Ms McConnell has 16 years’ experience in offshore trust administration and a broad range of knowledge in dealing with corporate and private client relationships. She joins Intertrust from Dominion Fiduciary Services where she provided trustee and administration services for Employee Benefit Trusts (EBTs), offshore pension plans, private trusts and companies.

Tania Bearryman, head of Performance & Reward Management at Intertrust, said “Melissa’s expertise and wealth of knowledge of the industry is a great asset to our ever-growing business. Her ideas and plans will have a positive impact on our team and clients alike.”

Ms McConnell, who holds both STEP and ICSA Diplomas, said: “Intertrust has a great reputation for delivering a very high level of client service and I'm looking forward to building on this with the clients of the Deferred Compensation team.”