Speakers

Rebecca Booth, Non-Executive Director

Rebecca Booth, Non-Executive Director

Rebecca is a Chartered Governance Professional and NED with just under 20 years’ boardroom room experience as a company secretary and member of various boards and committees for regulated and unregulated investment and operating companies.

Having worked with and on boards and committees for many years, and published academic papers on board performance, she has extensive knowledge of sustainability and corporate governance best practice. She is also actively involved in the Guernsey financial services industry as chair of the Sustainable Finance Guernsey Council, a member of the GIFA Marketing Committee and The Sustainable Business Initiative of the Guernsey Chamber of Commerce.

She is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute (FCGI), a Fellow of the Royal Society for Arts, Manufacturing and Commerce (FRSA) and a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD).

Jacques Colley, Director, Horsepool Consulting

Jacques Colley, Director, Horsepool Consulting

Jacques is a director of Horsepool Group - a regulatory consultancy and corporate services provider based in Guernsey, with a focus on providing outsourced governance, risk and compliance services to the local industry and business sector. 

Previously, he was the head of the company secretarial team at Apax Partners in Guernsey, where he was responsible for the oversight and delivery of the governance and risk obligations of the Apax Funds, as well as being closely involved in various deal-related compliance and regulatory matters.

Jacques has held several roles across the financial services industry, from client facing to compliance, and has worked across many sectors including alternative assets, private equity, listed funds, real estate, infrastructure, e-gaming, and trust and company. He has spent the majority of his career working in private equity with multinational fund administrators, and has a keen interest in business development, process management and problem solving through technology.

He is a member of the Technical and Innovation Committee of the Guernsey Investment & Funds Association and has contributed to the Chartered Governance Institute through tuition with First Intuition Channel Islands and has authored literature for the institute.

Jacques is a Fellow of the Chartered Governance Institute, a Professional Member of the Institute of Directors, holding a diploma in Company Direction, and a Professional Member of the International Compliance Association, holding a diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Stephanie Glover, Strategy and Sustainable Finance Director, Guernsey Finance

Stephanie Glover, Strategy and Sustainable Finance Director, Guernsey Finance

Stephanie facilitates the jurisdictional strategy for the promotion of financial services across key sectors, including sustainable finance.

She liaises with key stakeholders, including government, the financial services regulator, industry and the Sustainable Finance Guernsey Council to promote and connect Guernsey as a leading international and sustainable finance centre. Stephanie is Guernsey’s representative at the United Nations Financial Centres for Sustainability, and also sits on the TheCityUK Next Generation Leadership Council.

Stephanie previously worked in advisory at KPMG in Guernsey and has a BA (hons) in philosophy, religion and ethics from King’s College London. Stephanie has a Sustainable Finance Certificate with the University of Cambridge, a Certificate in ESG Investing with the CFA Institute, and is a youth ambassador for the not-for-profit Sustainability & You.

Jane St Pier, Non-Executive Director

Jane St Pier, Non-Executive Director

Jane is a chartered accountant by profession, training with Price Waterhouse in London, and then working with them in audit, assurance and management consultancy roles. She moved to Guernsey in 1995 working in the trust and fiduciary sector. She has been a non-executive director for the last 15 years, with experience in a range of Guernsey and UK organisations. Locally, she co-founded the charity behind The HUB; was chair of the Youth Commission for Guernsey and Alderney for six years; and stepped down as chair of the Convenor and Tribunal Board in June this year, after nine years involvement.

Jane is currently chair of the Audit and Risk Committee and a NED at Guernsey Post, and is also a NED at Guernsey Community Foundation. Earlier this year she co-founded At Home in Guernsey, the first charity specifically offering support to those who find themselves at risk of homelessness in the Bailiwick and is the charity’s chair. Jane has an MSc in Corporate Governance, is a member of the Chartered Governance Institute for UK and Ireland, and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Glen Tonks, Chair Institute of Directors, Guernsey; Country Head UBS Group, Guernsey

Glen Tonks, Chair Institute of Directors, Guernsey; Country Head UBS Group, Guernsey

Glen is the Chair of the Institute of Directors, Guernsey Branch, and Country Head of global financial services firm UBS Group in Guernsey.

He is also a director of UBS Asset Management Cayman Islands, Inreska Limited (Captive Insurer), Credit Suisse Trust Holdings Limited, and CS Pensions Limited.

He has more than 28 years’ global banking and financial services experience, in the Channel Islands, Asia and Australasia, with a career that has spanned diverse roles across Retail & Consumer Banking, Private Banking & Wealth Management, Fiduciary & Trust, Corporate & Commercial Banking and Asset Management with four global banks – UBS, Credit Suisse, HSBC and Westpac.

He has a wealth of experience in governance, strategy and people leadership, technology, cultural and digital transformation, plus extensive stakeholder engagement experience.

Whilst on a career break in 2020, Glen created and started up with his wife a digital platform business – NZHELLO Limited – to support small New Zealand businesses struggling during the Covid-19 pandemic ‘lockdowns’ in New Zealand. NZHELLO was a “marketplace” to advertise and promote businesses and their products that had no online presence.

Governance Guernsey 2024

Date:

Thursday 17 October 2024

Time:

09.00 - 16.30 BST

Location:

St Pierre Park hotel, Guernsey

CPD:

6 hours

Price:

Early Bird

Book your tickets now to take advantage of a 20% discount on these prices.

Category Price
Non-members £265.00
Professional subscribers £245.00
Members £230.00
CGI Student £130.00

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