HIGHVERN has appointed international human resources practitioner Louise James as Group Head of HR with a remit to further enhance the Group’s people and talent strategies. Her appointment follows a year of significant multi-jurisdictional growth for the independently owned global fiduciary, corporate and fund administration services provider.
Louise brings substantial experience to HIGHVERN gained within the banking, funds and corporate service sectors where she has held senior HR positions with regional responsibility for Europe, North America and Asia. She has lived and worked in several countries including the UK, Kuwait, Jersey, South Africa, and Hong Kong. Louise has previously completed a 5-year term on the Jersey Employment Tribunal and holds an MSc in HR Management and Development from Manchester University.
Louise said: “HIGHVERN has a great reputation not only for its high standard of client service but also as a preferred employer. I am therefore delighted to be joining the group at this exciting time to build on the great work undertaken by the team so far to ensure that we continue to stay ahead of the curve by attracting the very best talent and providing them with the environment and opportunity to shine.”
Martin Hall, CEO at HIGHVERN, said: “We are thrilled to have appointed a professional of Louise’s experience and standing within the industry. Louise’s arrival further demonstrates our commitment to our people, supporting our team as it continues to grow and building on the culture that has led to our success as an independent international service provider.”