James joined VG as a Senior Trust Officer in 2018 and is responsible for the effective and efficient administration of a varied portfolio of complex structures. Starting his career in law after completing the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), James moved into trust and continued his studies. James has over ten years’ experience in fiduciary and legal services, both in the UK and Jersey, and holds both the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management and the STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Tax for International Clients.

Joining VG in 2019 as a Senior Trust Officer, Chris brings over 13 years’ experience in the fiduciary industry. Chris holds the STEP Diploma in International Trust Management and has extensive experience working in both large FTSE 100 companies and smaller family office boutique firms which enables him to ensure each client is looked after based on their individual needs and are provided a personal bespoke service.

Congratulating James and Chris on their promotions Emma Stewart, Head of HR, commented: “We’re delighted to share news of both James and Chris’s promotions; they are extremely well deserved and reflective of the enthusiasm and positivity James and Chris bring to VG. Both apply a dynamic, solutions-based approach, with an emphasis on team collaboration, to their roles which supports VG’s aim of constantly looking for ways to do things better, faster or more efficiently for the benefit of our clients.”