Philip Radford

Director, Guernsey/Dubai

Philip Radford

Philip is responsible for teams that establish, administer and manage a variety of offshore structures, working with clients from a wide range of jurisdictions and holding diverse assets, including real estate and digital assets. He also heads the firm’s Investment Review Committee, which reviews the appointment and performance of managers of quoted investment portfolios within the various fiduciary teams, including a variety of ESG mandates.

Philip sits on the board of several companies, involved in the acquisition, investment and development of both commercial and residential property interests.

Born and educated in Guernsey, Philip has worked in the trust industry since 1994. He joined Saffery Champness in 2010, having previously worked in leading bank-owned trust companies.

Additionally, Philip has contributed to articles on philanthropy and impact investing, as well as ESG and holding crypto and digital assets:

  • Eprivateclient publication (16 April 2021) – The role of the responsible trustee in the ESG revolution.
  • Eprivateclient publication (31 March 2021) – Digital disruption: NFT’s and the responsible trustee – joint article with Lisa Vizia.
  • Philanthropy Impact Magazine (Iss. 12, Special Edition: June 2016) – The role of advisers guiding investors who want to make the world a better place – joint article with Lisa Vizia.
  • BL Wealth Edition (June 2016) – Impact Investing.
  • STEP Journal (October 2015) – Good returns: Philanthropic approach to investment – a joint article with Lisa Vizia.
  • Professional Wealth Management (June 2015) – Guernsey’s international outlook reaps rewards.
    Wealth Briefing (October 2013) – Mid wealthy feel the squeeze on luxury assets – a joint article with Lisa Vizia.

Key experience

  • Investments in marketable securities.
  • Commercial and residential real estate investment and development.
  • Private Trust Companies.
  • Crypto assets.
  • Impact investing including social, ethical and environmental investments.


A family man with a young son and daughter, Philip enjoys skiing and golf, when time permits.