Vistra has appointed Jane Pearce as Managing Director of the firm’s Jersey Office. As MD, Pearce will lead the corporate, fund administration and private client trust business on the island.
Pearce brings to Vistra a wealth of corporate and fund knowledge, gained through a long and successful career in which she has held several senior positions.
Since starting her accountancy career with Ernst & Young in 1991, Pearce has held positions at Deutsche bank, Gartmore and Kleinwort Benson where she gained extensive experience in administering and accounting for complex investment structures. Until 2014, she was also a Partner and Group Director of the Ogier Group.
Just before joining Vistra, Pearce worked with the States of Jersey Chief Ministers Department, where she was part of a team consulting on the proposed changes to Jersey’s regulatory environment for the funds industry.
Chief Executive Officer, Martin Crawford, says: “With Jane’s experience in the Funds area and a mandate to grow the business in Jersey both organically and via acquisition, we are convinced that Jane will be a very important asset to build Vistra’s business both locally and contribute to the growth of the whole Group.”
Pearce adds: “I am looking forward to the challenge of managing Vistra Jersey. We are in an excellent position to grow and I am excited to be on board as part of a great team locally, and internationally as part of a top four global CTS player.”
Pearce replaces Chris Burton as Managing Director of Vistra Jersey. Ch Burton ris successfully led the Jersey office for five years and has now moved to Vistra’s Singapore office, where he will take up the position of Managing Director.