Managing Director, Corporate and Private Wealth, Vistra BVI
Reuben is the Managing Director, Corporate and Private Wealth, for Vistra British Virgin Islands (BVI) and is a member of the Group’s BVI Advisory Committee.
Reuben began his career as a commercial solicitor with a leading London media law firm. In 2009, he joined the London office of Newhaven Group, a global, privately owned trust, corporate administration and private client business. Reuben was responsible for expanding the Newhaven Group into Asia and the Middle East where he led the successful acquisition of a major Hong Kong Trust and Company Service Provider (TCSP) in 2010 and in 2014, he set up Newhaven’s Dubai office. Reuben moved to Vistra in 2016 where he was Commercial Director in the UK. He returned to Newhaven and was appointed as CEO of the Newhaven Group in 2019. In 2021, he orchestrated and executed the successful sale of Newhaven to Vistra and took up his current role to lead Vistra’s Corporate and Private Wealth business in the BVI.
Reuben is a strong leader with particular focus on strategic value drivers, transformational change management and overseas expansion. He possesses good working knowledge of trust matters and has particular experience in cross-border and investment structuring.
Reuben holds, and has held, a number of professional executive and non-executive board positions across industries including real estate, pharma, financial services, entertainment, media and technology.
Reuben is an Oxford University graduate with an MA in Jurisprudence.
He is dual-qualified, holding a practicing certificate in the UK and BVI. Reuben is a full member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP).
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