Helen is responsible for client liaison within the Guernsey office, heading up teams that specialise in the formation and management of trust and company structures for both private and corporate clients. She sits on the board of the fund administration company as well as various other boards, including principal management companies, both internal and third party, and is a non-executive director for a number of London listed funds.
Helen has been a leading figure in Guernsey relating to private client and trust matters for over 15 years. In addition to playing a key role in the development of Saffery Champness’ business in Guernsey, she has established herself as an expert in the private client field, calling upon her accountancy skills, insolvency expertise and private client advice.
Helen joined Saffery Champness in London in 1984, She became a partner in 1998 and relocated to Guernsey in 2000.
Helen is listed as a CityWealth Top 200 Power Woman and is included on the Guernsey Trustees list on CityWealth’s Leaders List 2018. Helen was also named in ePrivateClient’s 2016 list of the 50 Most Influential private wealth professional advisers.
Helen is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales. She is also a Member of the Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners.
- Advising entrepreneurs and families on establishing trust and company structures.
- Acting as non-executive director of listed funds and companies.
- Acting by court appointment in contentious matters.
- Acting as receiver in a high profile complex insolvency case involving the receivership of a trust with significant liabilities.
In her spare time, Helen enjoys boating, skiing and scuba diving.