Herald Trust Company Ltd., part of the Herald Group, has a new team at its helm.
Three new long-serving finance professionals have been appointed to the board.
Peter Shirreffs has been appointed Chairman, Angus Taylor as Managing Director
and Charlotte Eastwood as Director of Risk and Compliance. Peter also takes on the
role of Group Chairman.
Peter Shirreffs, the former regional director of NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland
International, brings over 20 years' experience in offshore financial services.
A Fellow and past President of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, Peter serves
several companies in both an executive and non-executive capacity; he also acts as
a management consultant in the island. He is actively involved in local charities, and
has judged the Jersey Enterprise Awards for the past seven years.
Angus Taylor, Managing Director of Herald Trust Company said:
“Peter’s considerable experience in local and international banking makes him ideally
positioned to advise Herald Group on our strategy going forward and I’m certain he
will make a valuable contribution to Herald Group’s ongoing success.“
Angus Taylor, formerly the Deputy Chief Executive of Kleinwort Benson Group and
Managing Director of Kleinwort Benson (CI) Limited, also joins the Herald Trust
Company board as Managing Director.
Angus's thirty years regulated financial services experience is extensive having held
senior trust, banking and investment roles in Jersey, Guernsey and the UK. Angus
holds an MBA in Financial Services, a DipFS and ACIB (Trustee) from the IFS and is
a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Charlotte Eastwood, who is a qualified English solicitor, has extensive on and off-
island corporate governance and risk management expertise, initially gained through
her roles when working in two FTSE 250 public companies. She was previously
employed as a senior manager in the corporate governance team at PwC Legal, and,
closer to home, as Head of Secretariat for the Kleinwort Benson Group based out of
Jersey. Charlotte is also a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and
Administrators, and serves on the Jersey ICSA Council.
Peter Shirreffs, Chairman of Herald Group said:
“I’m delighted to be working alongside Angus and Charlotte. They are high calibre
individuals who bring a wealth of varied experience in the finance industry. We are
excited about Herald’s future and well positioned to take the company forward as we
look to develop and grow the exceptional team at Herald Group.”
Herald Trust was established in 1986, and remains an independent trust and
company administration business and is regulated by the Jersey Financial Services
Pictured (left to right): Peter Shirreffs, Charlotte Eastwood and Angus Taylor
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