Ipes has appointed a dedicated Training Officer to manage and develop the training needs of its business. Maxine Robins has taken up the position having previously worked in operational roles within the company.
With more than 130 professionals working across the Ipes Group 80% of them are qualified in or working towards a professional qualification.
Chief Operating Officer, Barry McClay says “As we are continually growing as a business and now we have offices in four jurisdictions it is important that we maintain our focus on training and keep investing in the knowledge of our people to ensure we can continue to provide the highest level of service to our clients.”
Training Officer, Maxine Robins says, “I am really pleased to have taken on this new role which is central to the business as training is so important in the continual development of our people. The training we offer is diverse and can be tailored to individual needs. I am enjoying rolling out various programmes across the Ipes Group and expanding people’s knowledge.”
Dedication to training has also paid off for four of Ipes Guernsey’s employees who have recently qualified in their respective areas.
Chelsea Ferreira and Jonathan Hunter have passed their ACCA exams and are now qualified Accountants. Jonathan is a Fund Accountant in Ipes’ accounting team and Chelsea is an Assistant Director in one of Ipes’ client teams.
Assistant Director Joanne Baxter and Compliance Officer Claire Taylor have both recently completed their International Compliance Association Diplomas. Claire achieved a merit in Anti-Money Laundering and Joanne received a distinction in Compliance.
A number of other internal promotions have also been made across the Ipes Group including five in Guernsey.
Ipes is continuing to grow following a successful first quarter of new business wins and currently has more than $47bn of assets under administration.