Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited ('Minerva'), a family owned fiduciary business that has been in existence for over 35 years, is delighted to announce the appointment of Steven Bowen as Group Managing Director.
Based in Minerva’s Jersey office, Steven will be responsible for driving the performance and growth of the Minerva Group companies which are situated in Jersey, London, Geneva, Mauritius, Dubai, Singapore Amsterdam.
Steven has worked in the banking and fiduciary industry for over 30 years. He joins Minerva from Standard Bank, where he worked for six years in a number of executive roles, most recently as Global Head of the Private Clients Trust & Fiduciary business. Prior to joining Standard Bank, Steven was employed by J.P. Morgan Chase for over twenty years where he held a number of senior roles.
Steven holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) Degree in Financial Services, is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and holds the Society of Trusts and Estate Practitioners Diploma in International Trust Management. He is also Captain of the Royal Jersey Golf Club and plays off a handicap of three.
Vipin Shah, Chairman of Minerva, commented: “We are delighted to announce the appointment of Steven as Minerva’s Group Managing Director. His extensive knowledge and wealth of experience will assist Minerva in working more effectively as a Group with a common purpose and focus, so that we can make the most out of the opportunities open to us within the unique markets in which we operate.”
Fellow Director and co-founder of Minerva, Umesh Sahai added: “We are fortunate to have found Steven to fill the role of Group Managing Director. He comes to us with a solid background of having worked for top class Banks in Jersey and elsewhere. His experience of having been responsible for jurisdictions where Minerva has offices will be a great asset to us.”
Commenting on his recent appointment, Steven Bowen said: “I am delighted to join Minerva. Minerva has been in existence for over 35 years and has grown considerably during that time, but it has remained independent and family owned, factors which are very important to clients today and which I believe will become increasingly so in the future. As a result Minerva is uniquely placed in the market and I look forward to leading the group in what is a very important and exciting time.”
Minerva Trust & Corporate Services Limited is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission in the conduct of trust company business and general insurance mediation business under the Financial Services (Jersey) Law 1998.