SANNE strengthens its alternative assets business with a senior appointment in its growing private equity team.

The global provider of alternative asset and corporate administration services has announced the senior appointment of Oliver Morris in the role of Head of Private Equity – EMEA.

Oliver’s primary focus will be to refine and drive the strategic direction, management and delivery of SANNE’s EMEA private equity business with a specific focus on developing new business initiatives.

He will be based in SANNE’s Jersey office, and is an experienced and highly regarded professional in the private equity community. Mr Morris brings a broad external perspective to SANNE’s well-established private equity specialist capabilities, and is a former technical director at the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA).

Martin Schnaier, SANNE’s Managing Director, Alternative Assets – EMEA, said: ‘We are delighted to have Oli join the senior management team at SANNE. Having someone of his calibre and expertise join us will further strengthen our existing private equity offering, and enable us to deliver on our strategic business objectives.’

In his new role as Head of Private Equity, Oliver will work with SANNE’s senior management team and existing private equity directors across SANNE’s global business to continue to build on its reputation of providing high quality client solutions.

Oliver is a qualified chartered accountant and joins SANNE from KPMG where he was a director.

Prior to this he completed a two-year secondment as technical director at the British Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (BVCA). In this role he was responsible for the provision of technical support to the BVCA and its members.

During his secondment, Oli remained part of the leadership team at KPMG Advisory, delivering both onshore and offshore private equity structures.