Andy Russell

Associate Director, Guernsey

Andy Russell

Andy is responsible for a team that administers a small group of ultra-high net worth Russian relationships.

Originally from Guernsey, Andy was educated locally and in Oxford where he studied accountancy before electing in 1987 to pursue a career in the trust and company management sector.

Andy joined Saffery Champness in 2008 and spent four years carrying out business and compliance reviews for the team he now manages. He then spent three years as Deputy Money Laundering Reporting Officer, supporting the local trust division of an international bank before returning to Saffery Champness in his current role.

Key experience

  • Dealing with complex multi-jurisdictional trust and company structures for wealth preservation and asset protection.
  • Non-standard investments such as aircraft, yachts and digital assets.
  • Commercial and residential real estate development and planning in North America.
    Regulatory compliance matters.


Andy has been a keen cricketer for almost 30 years but is increasingly turning to his more sedate passions of wood turning and reading.