IQ-EQ is strengthening its Private Wealth senior team in Guernsey with the appointment of Paul Rogers, who joins the business as a client services director. Paul will manage a mixed portfolio of international high- and ultra-high-net-worth clients while driving forward the Group’s business development strategy for the jurisdiction.

A seasoned private wealth practitioner, Paul has 35 years’ experience in the financial services industry spanning both the banking and fiduciary sectors, with the last four years spent as Deputy CEO and Head of Trust Administration within the Guernsey arm of a leading international bank’s trust and fiduciary business.

Paul has a long track record of working across international markets, with a particular focus on emerging markets in EMEA, Asia and North America. His strong understanding of the global fiduciary sector, coupled with his risk management expertise, makes Paul a great fit for the Private Wealth team.

Paul is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and completed both the STEP Diploma and Advanced Professional Development with Distinction. He also holds the Guernsey Certificate in Offshore Trust Administration, having achieved the highest marks in his cohort.

Speaking about his appointment, Paul said:

“I am delighted to be joining IQ-EQ given its reputation for service excellence as well as technical expertise – especially as the firm continues to consolidate, grow and strengthen its Private Wealth service offering globally. I look forward to working with my new colleagues and use my international experience to help further enhance IQ-EQ’s strong reputation and global prominence.”

Alasdair Maclaren, Head of Private Wealth in Guernsey, commented:

“Throughout the recruitment process for this new CSD position, Paul’s experience, enthusiasm and positivity really stood out as aligned to IQ-EQ’s ethos of combining technical expertise with exceptional client service. I’m excited to see the fresh and innovative ideas Paul will bring to the business to challenge our existing processes, as we constantly strive to improve and enhance our service to clients.”