Richard Melton

Director, Business Development Cyprus

Richard, joined Vistra Cyprus as Director of Business Development in 2017, following the acquisition of Jordans Trust Company and is responsible for all aspects of new business, taking on an active role in the on-boarding of new clients, often assisting them in obtaining the correct advice to ensure that the structures put in place are appropriate for their specific circumstances.

He began his career in the corporate and trust services industry in 2001 as a senior consultant with a large multinational fiduciary services business in Gibraltar. In 2009, he arrived in Cyprus to setup and manage a new office for his group.  After a brief spell working in Latin America, Richard returned to Cyprus to take up the managing director’s role at the Jordans Trust Company office in Nicosia.

During his career, Richard has guided clients in numerous sectors and markets, including Malta, Spain, Russia and Brazil; his knowledge proving invaluable when recommending any solution.

As an avid presenter and writer, Richard has contributed to various events and publications, including blogs and updates on international tax or estate planning matters.

Richard holds a STEP Diploma in International Trust Management; and is also an International Tax Affiliate of the UK Chartered Institute of Taxation, having completed the highly respected Advanced Diploma in International Taxation (ADIT).

He also holds a Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance, Certificate in Offshore Finance Administration, STEP Advanced Certificate in UK Taxation for International Clients and the Advanced Certificate in Fund Administration.

His native language is English but he also has a professional working knowledge of Spanish.

+357 25 817 411
+357 99 06 80 76
Richard Melton Vistra Work Phone +357 25 817 411
Mobile +357 99 06 80 76