Intertrust has announced six senior appointments across its funds, capital markets and corporate services across a number of jurisdictions.
The global corporate services and private wealth specialists said in a segment that is has added senior management to its Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Jersey and Dutch operations.
James Donnan has been appointed as head of fund services for the Hong Kong office. In his role Donnan will work with Intertrust’s alternative fund clients and will be responsible for leading the group’s private equity strategy across Asia.
He was previously commercial director, Greater China for Intertrust. Before this he spent 10 years with KPMG in Hong Kong, China and Australia, most recently as director in their financial services division.
Christine Jacquemart has been appointed as commercial director fund services in Luxembourg. She has over 20 years’ experience, previously working with Pictet & Cie (Europe) SA. She will focus on developing Intertrust Fund Services covering fund administration and depositary for both regulated and unregulated Luxembourg alternative investment funds, the company said.
Harald Thul has been appointed as director of Alternative Investments Services, also in Luxembourg. He joined Intertrust in 2013 after 14 years working at PwC. Throughout his career in Intertrust, Harald has held the roles of business unit director for the Capital Markets Team and then after within the Real Estate Team of Intertrust Luxembourg. In his new role he will be responsible for the coordination and development of the alternative investment structures (regulated and unregulated real estate and private equity structures).
Michael Johnson has been appointed as head of Funds in the Channel Islands. Previously Michael was head of Fund Services for the Channel Islands at BNP Paribas, leading large professional teams across the Private Equity & Real Estate, Listed Funds and Corporate Services business areas.
Before this he was vice president at Swiss Re Asset Management in London, having previously qualified as a chartered accountant at PwC in the Channel Islands. Johnson will be responsible for developing Intertrust’s funds strategy across the Channel Islands, building on Intertrust’s position as a leader in funds services globally.
The company has also made two senior appointments within its headquarters in the Netherlands.
Joost Broekhuis has been appointed as executive director of Capital Markets and Funds Services. He will have a strong focus on risk management across the broader client portfolio in the Netherlands. He will also be responsible for further integration of the Capital Markets and Funds Services teams to develop a holistic offering to clients.
Before this role, Broekhuis was business unit director of the private equity team for North America. He joined Intertrust in 2011, after having practiced as a corporate lawyer in international law firms for more than a decade.
Finally, Evert Wind has been appointed as executive director Corporate Services. He will have a strong focus on leveraging Intertrust Netherland’s commercial strategy and client relationship programme which aim to support changing client needs.
Wind joined Intertrust in 2003 and most recently was in charge of overseeing the integration programme following the acquisition of Elian in September 2016. Prior to this he was managing director of the firm’s operations in Switzerland. Before joining Intertrust, he spent five years as an international tax adviser for EY in Amsterdam.
H P van Asselt, chief commercial officer, at Intertrust, said: Our continued expansion and development of senior expertise in our core service areas will give clients easier access to our experts, and reflects our commitment to delivering a consistent, high quality client service. I’m proud to say that we offer a truly global offering, with a breadth of expertise and experience.”