Chris Burton

Interim Consultant to Boards

Chris Burton

Chris began his career in retail banking with NatWest in 1982, initially in the East Midlands of the UK and latterly in the Gibraltar operation. In 1994, he joined NatWest's private bank, Coutts & Co. He spent seven years in Asia from 1996, becoming Branch Manager of Coutts' Hong Kong office and Head of Investment Advisory and Treasury for Asia. In 2003, he moved to Jersey as Chief Executive Officer of Coutts International Trust and Fiduciary Services business.

In 2008, Chris joined Kleinwort Benson as Head of Private Wealth Management, International, also in Jersey. This role headed up the non-UK private banking and the private fiduciary business.

Chris joined Vistra as the Managing Director, Vistra Jersey in August 2010, leading the private client trust and fund administration businesses on the Island. In June 2015, he transferred to the Singapore operation as the Managing Director, Vistra Singapore, and then became the Managing Director, Vistra Ireland in August 2021.  Chris is now in an interim role, providing executive-level support to the boards in Vistra Channel Islands.

Chris is an ACIB, has a Diploma in Financial Studies, an IoD Diploma in Company Direction, and an MBA from the University of Warwick.

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