Welcome to HIGHVERN
WE OFFER A BESPOKE APPROACH TO CLIENT SERVICE
We are an award-winning, independent business with a 50 year heritage of providing a world class service. Our global client base encompasses Private Clients, Corporates, International Family Offices and Private Capital Funds. As a boutique services provider, our primary focus is to provide a high quality experience delivered through a senior dedicated team that understands each client’s goals and partners with them for the long-term.
We structure a wide range of asset classes, including investment portfolios, residential and commercial real estate, family business interests and luxury/lifestyle assets. We also provide a wide range of transactional services to corporate entities. Click to find out more.
We are a team of professionals who work closely with a global network of international family offices. We get to know your ambitions and ensure your structures continue to evolve, meeting the needs of present and future generations. Click to find out more.
We provide a fully tailored suite of fund administration services to Investment Managers and Family Offices across private capital markets including Renewables, Private Equity, Real Estate and Debt. Click to find out more.
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As one of the earliest participants in the Channel Islands financial services industry, the Highvern Group can draw on 50 years' heritage in its field. Roll forward to 2016 and the Company was acquired by its management team from one of the world's most prestigious private banks. Owner-managed and truly independent, Highvern prides itself on building select, long-term relationships and working closely with its clients in pursuit of their goals.
The Highvern team, which includes experienced lawyers, accountants, trustees, directors, company administrators, investment managers and former regulators, has built a first class reputation for serving some of the world's wealthiest clients. At Highvern we adopt the same philosophy with your assets as we would with our own; all our actions are carried out with the utmost responsibility, integrity and discretion.
Highvern is a dynamic and technology focused place to work. We are always interested in hearing from talented people who want to be part of something different and make a real impact.
If that's you, please give us a call or send your CV to Paula Hegarty.
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Martin is Managing Director at Highvern. He has been involved at senior levels in the wealth management industry for over 20 years, having been responsible for investment management, private banking and trust businesses throughout that period. As well as in London, Martin has worked for extended periods in Italy (he is Italian speaking), Switzerland and the Isle of Man. His previous experience included roles in international corporate & retail banking as well as in consumer & asset finance. Martin holds a first class honours degree from the University of Warwick and is a Fellow of the Institute of Directors (FIOD).
+44 (0) 1534 480 602
Miles is Head of Private Client Services at Highvern and has over 30 years experience in the Trust industry, the majority of these in positions of senior management. Miles is responsible for all aspects of private client administration, relationship management and development. Prior to joining Highvern, Miles spent 18 years at BNP Paribas as head of all Wealth Management activities in Jersey. Whilst his career has provided him with the opportunity to work with wealthy families from all parts of the globe he has significant experience of working with families in the Middle East and Asia, regions he has travelled to extensively. Miles is a member of the board of directors of Highvern Trustees Limited, an Associate member of the Chartered Institute of Financial Services and a fully qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP).
HEAD OF PRIVATE CLIENTS
+44 (0) 1534 480 603
Naomi is a Group Director and Head of Family Office at Highvern. A lawyer by training, Naomi was called to the English Bar in 1999 and re-qualified as a Jersey Advocate in 2003. As a former Partner at law firm, Appleby, Naomi provided wealth-structuring advice to high and ultra high net worth individuals, international private banks and trust companies. At Highvern, Naomi works closely with clients and their independent legal, tax and investment advisers to ensure the establishment and implementation of robust and sustainable wealth planning structures. Naomi is a member of the board of directors of Highvern Trustees Limited, Former Chair to the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) in Jersey and sits on the Jersey Finance Trusts Law Working Party.
HEAD OF FAMILY OFFICE
+44 (0) 1534 480 601
Aidan has a unique understanding of the challenges facing COOs and CFOs of private capital managers. Having built a profitable Investment Management business from a start-up, and launching and managing 15 private capital funds, Aidan then had to build a team of 5 staff to duplicate the fund administrators’ work. Aidan has been able to identify the root of these challenges through heading up the fund administration business in Jersey for a FTSE 100 company and leading the funds supervision department at the JFSC. Aidan holds a MSc in Investments and Treasury and a BBS in Accounting and Finance from Trinity College Dublin.
HEAD OF FUNDS
+44 (0) 1534 480 690