Tim Parkinson

Client Director, Switzerland

Tim Parkinson

With over 15 years’ experience in the trust industry in a wide variety of roles Tim was most recently the Head of Trust & Estate Advisory for a major bank owned trust company headquartered in Zurich.

In this role he was responsible for a team of expert advisors, providing them with technical insights and management support, as well as personally working with key clients of the bank.

As well as his client facing work Tim has a deep knowledge of the Trust Administration function which helps him to critically assess the advice his clients’ receive with an eye to the practical implications of a future structuring solution.

Tim has worked with clients from APAC, the Middle East & Africa and Europe across the entire spectrum of asset classes. He also has wide experience of structuring for corporate clients.

Key experience

  • Advising UHNW clients on multi-jurisdictional wealth structuring and inheritance planning solutions
  • Consulting on matters relating to family governance and family offices
  • Primary contact and coordination for complex financial and real asset transactions including pre
  • IPO structuring
  • Establishment of legal structures for corporate entities holding Employee Benefit schemes as well as deferred compensation for Key Managers and Founders


Tim enjoys exploring Switzerland by bike (both on and off road), skiing, reading. He also plays poker and the occasional computer game.