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.
A summary of changes to the BVI Business Companies Act
20 Dec 2023
As part of its pledge to keep the jurisdiction in line with global standards for financial reporting and transparency, the British Virgin Islands enacted a series of amendments to its primary companies legislation, the BVI Business Companies Act…
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