Promotions for Saffery Champness in Switzerland

16 Jul 2020


Saffery Champness (Suisse) SA has promoted Antonina Sarenborg and Andrew Everton in the firm’s Geneva office, with effect from 1 July.

Andrew has been promoted to Executive Director and becomes a member of Saffery Champness (Suisse) SA’s board. Andrew is a key member of the Geneva management team, taking responsibility for overseeing the firm’s management of the Common Reporting Standard and FATCA, as well as dealing with the business’ incoming Swiss trust license requirements. In addition to his operational functions, Andrew manages a trust administrative team handling a diverse range of financial and non-financial assets. His team has a specialist focus on clients with complex tax affairs, including UK resident non-domiciled individuals as well as international real estate and privately-owned family companies.

Antonina began her career at Saffery Champness and has been at the firm for more than a decade. A fluent Russian speaker, she specialises in working with Russian and CIS clients, including advising on complex multi-generational structures holding assets across all classes as well as providing traditional family office support. She has been promoted to Senior Trust Officer.

Paul Tucknott, Managing Director of Saffery Champness (Suisse) S.A, said: 

“It gives me huge pleasure to confirm Antonina and Andrew’s promotions today. The landscape for our clients and their affairs is increasingly complex and Andrew and Antonina have both played a key role in helping clients navigate this evolving reality. In addition, they have supported our business through a sustained period of success and growth during which time we have grown from six people in 2012 to our team of 25 today.

“Andrew works tirelessly to ensure that our office delivers on the promise of service and care we make to our clients with both expertise and efficiency. Antonina has gone from strength to strength, growing her expertise in trusts and developing strong relationships with her clients by providing high quality client service and excellent administration work.

“I congratulate Antonina and Andrew and thank them for their continued endeavours on behalf of the firm and our clients.”