Gavin has more than 20 years’ experience in both the offshore and onshore financial services industry. Prior to joining Dominion Gavin was an Executive Director and Head of Fund and Reporting Services for the fiduciary services arm of a top offshore law firm, where he was involved in launching the new offshore fiduciary business.
Previously Gavin was also Director and Head of Fund Services in the Jersey office at a leading Global administration provider. He also spent 13 years with another European based provider as a Client Director in the Fund Administration team and roles within the Real Estate, Structured Finance and Employee Benefits teams.
Gavin’s experience is predominantly in the provision of administration services to Private Equity, Venture Capital and Real Estate funds where he has acted as a board director including those regulated by the Jersey Financial Services Commission and the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority.
His fund clients included experienced and start up managers and ranged in type from Unregulated Funds and Jersey Private Funds to Expert Funds and Unclassified Funds, including those classified as AIFs and AIFMs marketing into the EU under National Private Placement Regimes.
Gavin’s strong technical expertise and accounting background has allowed him to effectively communicate with and support his fund clients and managers at all stages of their fund life-cycles and provide substance to their operations in Jersey.
Gavin also has experience with Employee Incentive structures, for which he was a director on the board of the trustee companies. In his previous roles Gavin has worked in internationally based Accounting and Regulatory audit teams in the Investment Funds and Pensions sector.
Gavin is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies with honours in Accounting from the University of Strathclyde.
In his spare time Gavin enjoys spending time with his family and coastal walks in Jersey.