The British Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (BVCA) is pleased to announce the formation of the Channel Islands Working Group (CIWG).
The new group, chaired by Andrew Whittaker, Managing Director at Ipes, is comprised of senior professionals from the private equity and venture capital industry and will seek to enhance BVCA engagement with the Channel Islands community as well as advise the BVCA on strategy concerning issues that are specific to Jersey and Guernsey.
The CIWG will also act as the BVCA’s representative to the other Channel Islands industry stakeholders: the Guernsey Investment Fund Association, the Jersey Finance Association and the Channel Islands Private Equity and Venture Capital Association.
The group is comprised of the following:
- Andrew Whittaker (Chair) - Managing Director, Ipes
- Oliver Morris (Vice-Chair) - Advisory Director, KPMG
- Mike Newton – Managing Director, State Street
- John Clacy – Partner, Deloitte
- David Crosland – Partner, Carey Olsen
- Ben Robins – Partner, Mourant Ozannes
- Alistair Boyle –Office Head, Permira Guernsey
- Carl Hansen – Senior Managing Director, CVC
Pictured in the photograph from left to right are: John Clacy, partner at Deloitte Guernsey; Deputy Peter Gillson, representing the States of Guernsey; Carl Hansen, senior managing director at CVC in Jersey; Tim Hames, director general of the BVCA; Leon de Bono, director of investor relations and commercial development at the BVCA; Ben Robins, partner at Mourant Ozannes in Jersey; Andrew Whittaker, managing director of Ipes in Guernsey and chairman of the BVCA CIWG; Alistair Boyle, Office Head of Permira Guernsey; Mike Newton, managing director of State Street in Jersey; Peter Mills, director of Guernsey Finance; Gurpreet Manku, technical director of the BVCA; David Crosland, partner at Carey Olsen in Guernsey. Dialling in to the meeting were Oliver Morris, advisory director of KPMG in Jersey and vice-chairman of the BVCA CIWG, and Richard Corrigan, deputy chief executive of Jersey Finance.