Global Lead, Company Formation
Simon joined Vistra in February 2013 and is currently the Global Lead, Company Formation.
He has more than 20 years of senior management experience in the fiduciary services industry and has considerable experience in the areas of corporate business, trusts and investment business. Simon is regularly consulted by regulators and governments on financial services matters, and has served on numerous industry committees, especially in the BVI. He is a frequent speaker at industry events, is recognized as a thought leader, and has been a driving force in the influential Vistra 2020 series, Vistra's flagship research on the corporate services industry.
Simon has a Bachelor of Arts Honours degree from the University of Manchester in the UK, is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, and a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners. He was born and educated in the UK, is a long-term resident of the BVI, and is currently seconded to the UAE.
27 Aug 2020
For decades, the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been a leading international financial centre that continues to play a unique and neutral role in global finance. Simon Filmer, Global Lead, Company Formation at Vistra, recently shared his insights in IFC…
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